"Theology" Essays and Research Papers

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Francis Giovanni I. Gianan BS Nursing Last two meetings in our Theology 4 which is about Christian morality, we have discussed about the nature of self and distinction or difference of Moral philosophy from Moral theology. We elaborated “self” or what is really the meaning of “self”. When someone ask you to describe yourself, we just say our name, age, gender, where we live, our personal attributes and characteristics and so on and so forth. Those are only references...

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Theology of Grace

Theology of Grace There are many different ways to interpret the theology of grace. In this paper, I will be discussing four major theologians who have the most popular insights on grace. These theologians include Augustine, Aquinas, Luther, and Rahner who all have their own unique perspective on grace. All of their theories seem to intertwine with one another but each individual one has a different twist that makes them slightly different. The first theologian I’m going to discuss is Augustine...

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Psychology and Theology

4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling Freda Taylor Liberty University 4-MAT Review: Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling McMinn, M. (1996). Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 0-8423-5252-X). Summary The Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling is the thought provoking book of McMinn which was published in...

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Theology Of Suffering

Anabella Morabito 02/23/2015 Spirituality and Justice The Divine Milieu: Theology of Suffering In speaking of the Holocaust and a theology and suffering and solidarity, Rabbi Irving Greenberg gave an image which compelled me when I first heard of it in my Liberation Christology class. Goizueta paraphrased the statement in saying “To stand over a pit of burning children and say ‘God is love’, is incredible and obscene. In the face of that kind of unconscionable cruelty the only credible statement...

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Retribution Theology

relationship with their God. But, if they failed to keep their end of the bargain, God would have to punish them. Retribution theology is the belief that those who are obedient to God are called righteous and will be blessed, while those that are disobedient are wicked and will be cursed (Tullock 2006). From the beginning of Exodus and beyond the Babylonian Exile, retribution theology was prevalent in the lives of Israel. The Old Testament writings reiterate God’s faithfulness towards Israel. “The...

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Theology of election

Matthew Cummings Theology of Election Religion 310 Paper #2 The Theology of Election Within the framework of Christianity, God’s role in salvation is undoubtedly one of the biggest conundrums Christians have sought to answer. Historically, theologians have discussed, contemplated and questioned: who is it that God intends to grant salvation? Is salvation intended and offered to all, or does God predetermine those who will receive salvation? Biblical evidence and justification...

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My Theology Paper

Committee on Ministry October 1, 2012 Committee on Ministry Kansas-Oklahoma Conference Part One Personal TheologyTheology of Community” In this paper, I am going to share my ideas of theology. I believe that one of the biggest mistakes I made in the past was that I was afraid of being rejected, so I wrote a theology paper and tried to give the previous COM what I thought they wanted to hear instead of what was truly inside of me. Fortunately for me...

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Queer Theology

Queer theology Definition Queer is by definition whatever is at odds with the normal, the legitimate, the dominant. There is nothing in particular to which it necessarily refers. It is an identity without an essence. 'Queer' then, demarcates not a positivity but a positionality vis-à-vis the normative A "pro-feminist gay theology" was proposed by J. M. Clark and G. McNeil in 1992, and a "queer theology" by Robert Goss in Jesus acted up: A gay and lesbian manifesto ( Explain two of the main...

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Feminist Theology

Feminist Theology Feminist theology is based on the idea of "not lord but brother". Jesus Christ himself stepped outside of societies norms by befriending the outcasts of society, which included women. Women are often portrayed as the cause of or focus of evil and misdeeds in the bible. The focus of feminist theology is the perspective of theology from those who were outcast and therefore considered themselves as equals and friends to Jesus Christ. "If there is anything they desire to know...

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Theology Assignment: Personal Guidelines

Outline of My Theology Paper My theology is being shaped by my reflection of my experiences in encountering the mystery that is God and about the relationship with the Mystery in whom we live and move and have our being. I am guided by L. William Countryman in my understanding of my encounter with the transcendent God who is the Hidden Reality yet profoundly connected in our lives in every moment of our human experience. I am appropriating Countryman's use of the metaphor of "the human encounter...

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