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Catholic Views on Social Issues

“Religion is the set beliefs, feelings, dogmas and practices that define the relations between human being and sacred or divinity” (Green, 1962, pg. 1)....

Commentary on Luke 23:32-43

SERMON COMMENTARY ON LUKE 23:32-43 Reflecting on the commentary of my sermon preached as a part of an assignment at Spurgeon College on 12 May...

The Role of Religion in the Middle East

The Role of Religion in the Middle East Religion is one of the most powerful defining forces of a culture. For example, stores would be...

Comparison and History of the Catholic Church

Did Early Modern (c. 1450-1700) Catholics have a better appreciation of the 'need' for rituals than Protestants? INTRODUCTION The years 1450 to 1700 were a time...

The Life of William Carey

Introduction – brief life history This essay aims to explore and discuss the life of the renowned theologian and religious missionary William Carey. Carey is...

State Sponsored Terrorist Organization

Wesley L. Metcalf   According to Taylor &Swanson (2016) State, terrorism is defined as Terrorism committed by a national government, inside of its national borders and...

Challenges Faced by Muslim Women

Aizany Hussin Nayel Badareen Discovering Muslim Women Women play a significant role in the growth and the development of society around the world. Women perhaps are not...

St John of the Cross - A Mystic for the 21st Century

Regnum 146874  Human beings have always cultivated a desire to meet God, to question him, to know his thoughts, to find out his plans. How...

Book Review of Limited Church: Unlimited Kingdom

Aaron Christiansen Rienow, Rob. Limited Church: Unlimited Kingdom. Nashville: Randall House, 2013. 336 pp. $22.99 Biographical Sketch of the Author Dr. Rienow is a husband, father and...

Analysis of Mark's Gospel

Much of the traditional focus of scholarship on Mark's Gospel has concentrated upon the call and mission of the disciples, the twelve. However, through...

Preparation for Sunday Service

Component 1: Written Assignment (1,500 words) List principal structural elements (the Ordo) of a main Sunday service such as you normally attend, stating briefly how...

The Infallibility of the Bible: Astronomical Errors

03/12/2017 There is overwhelming support for inerrancy from history. The idea that the Bible can contain errors is a relatively new belief. Author and scholar...

Contributions of Siddhartha Gautama to Buddhism

Ilinca Stingaciu Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, is considered the founder of Buddhist religion. Many buddhist beliefs and teachings are based on the...

Changes to Religious Views of Marriage

Marriage Marriage today is looked at in a very different way to that of past years. Modern day interpretations on marriage and the way it...

St Brigid of Kildare

Around 450 C.E. in Ireland, a girl born to a father, Dubtach, pagan Scottish king of Leinster, and a mother, Brocca,...

What is Religion?

Religion is a special form of awareness of the surrounding world, which is based on the belief in the existence of one (or more)...

Feminist Movements in Religion: Hinduism and Christianity

To what extent can a cross-religious feminist movement help create an egalitarian society in Hinduism and Christianity? Religion in all of its forms has existed...

The Second Destruction of the Jews Temple

The destruction on the Jews temple let to the disruption the Jews religion, culture and politics. The destruction of the temple also led to...

Performance- Enhancing Drugs Ethical Dilemma

ETHICAL DILEMMA ESSAY At least once, unless extremely lucky, we are either peer pressured or presented with an opportunity to experiment with a drug, this...

Complexity of the Concept of the Sacred

Understanding the concept of the Sacred is a complex phenomenon. Assess keeping in mind over 4000 years of the sacred. Since the beginning of Humanity,...

Is Mary the Theotokos?

"Is Mary the Theotokos? Does it matter? Without the Blessed Virgin Mary Christianity, would be meaningless. That Mary is Mother of God is rooted deeply in...

Is Religion Opposed to Change?

Religions are often presented as if they are opposed to choice and change. To what extent do the 'controversial futures' examined in Book 4...

Analysis of Freedom in Exile by the Dalai Lama

Assignment 03 Part 1 The Dalai Lama Read the following extracts from the Dalai Lama's autobiography Freedom in Exile. How does the way the Dalai Lama...

Theological Reflection Approach on Practice

A written reflection on practice (1,500 words) Rational of the Theological Reflection Approach I have decided to use the Imagination and Spiritual Wisdom approach to this...

The Importance of Ecumenism

"That they all may be one; as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us:...

Buddhist Philosophy of No-Abiding Self

Outline and discuss the Buddhist philosophy of no-abiding-self (anatman). What is rebirth if there is no soul being reborn? In the first noble truths, Buddha...

Introduction of "The Book of Common Prayer"

Introduction The Book of Common Prayer (BCP) or to give it its full title when published (in modern spelling) "The Book of the Common Prayer...

What is Faith?

What is faith? Many, both inside and outside Christianity, ponder this question every day. How can we define faith, and how can we better...

An Exposition of Amos 5

With a view to an audience within a stated contemporary ministry setting, provide an exposition of Amos 5 As I engage to expound the book...

Speech on Christianity after Festive Season

"A Job to Do" It is all over. That for which we hoped has come and gone. Christmas is over. All of the excitement and...

Parenting that Reflects the Image of God

Abstract The inceptive understanding of God by children is deeply shaped by their relationships with their parents. Premium Christian parenting will endeavor to reflect the...

Symbolism and Use of Water in Religion

Question Title: On the element of your choice and the agency of that element. Water and its Purification and Curative Function - Christianity and Bathing in Early...

Importance of Creeds in Christianity

Why exactly was it important for early Christianity to get clear on its creeds, and what it claimed was necessary to be a "believer"? Creeds...

Concepts of the Holy Spirit

Pneumatology I believe in the Holy Spirit, that He is the third Person of the Trinity, He is fully God, He convicts the world of...

Beliefs of Calvin and Augustine

The Traditional Calvinist view to the doctrine of "Perseverance of the saints" finds its origin in the philosophy of the sixteenth-century Swiss Reformer John...