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  • A Christian Worldview Essay

    A Christian liberal arts education does not have a textbook definition but is a solid foundation of teachings that are most essential towards a development of knowledge. This knowledge is then turned a personal worldview, which is comprised of previous teachings, experiences, and beliefs. In Heaven is a Place on Earth, Michael Wittmer states, “A worldview is a framework of fundamental concepts of beliefs about the world. In short, a worldview comprises the lens through which we see the world.” A…

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  • Soren Kierkegaard: Dialectic/Indirect Method

    individual's leap of decision, for every human being is faced with an unavoidable Either/Or of deciding for a life defined either by the aesthetic and the ethical or by Christianity. The aesthetic is marked by flight from commitment, by relativism and hedonism; the ethical bows before the universals of humanity, morality, and religion. In that each tears apart the claim for and the reality of an actual life and thereby falsities of human existence, Kierkegaard argued, both end in despair. Only…

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  • Thessalonians 4: 13 Essay

    C. Lecture 3 –Thessalonians Word Count: 524 1. How should one respond to those who cite 1 Thessalonians 4:13 as a reason for Christians not to grieve when a fellow believer passes away? One major theme of these letters is eschatology regarding the return of Christ. Verse13 has been abused by some believers and used as a directive to not grieve when a loved one goes to “sleep” (a euphemism for death). Grieving is natural and dangerous to suppress. Instead, Paul is making a distinction between…

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  • Essay On Christianity And Brokenness

    impacted our broken selves, culture and government by changing the thought, traditions and values of how we live. Christianity is a religion that fills the broken parts of our souls instead of depending the caverns. Christians are known for reaching out…

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  • Analysis Of Albert Wolters's Creation Regained

    Albert M. Wolters’ novel, Creation Regained, is a book on the basics of the Christian worldview and Christian education. This book is divided into five different chapters; What is a Worldview?, Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Discerning Structure and Direction. The first chapter covers the basics of what a worldview is and Wolters defines worldview as “the comprehensive framework of one’s basic beliefs about thing” (2). In the book, Wolters says there are four elements to this definition of…

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  • Resident Aliens Book Review

    Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony to argue that the church has been called on by God to be what they call a “unique colony” within today’s world, and not a social group who makes their decision based on society’s opinions. The authors chose to use the metaphor of a colony to symbolize that although the church is part of the state its first priority is God and his will, rather than the governments. The second metaphor the authors chose to use throughout the book is that Christians are…

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  • Summary Of Cristavao Freira By Shusak Endo

    increased due to growing trade relationships, disagreements and arguments ensued between opposing cultures. In the 1500s, the Japanese culture was introduced to the Christian religion, which led to political and social unrest in the Asian nation. This unrest quickly evolved into a full persecution of the Japanese converts and foreign Christian missionaries, and there were also numerous laws and limitations placed on other Japanese citizens. In a fictional novel written by Shusaku Endo, this…

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  • Analysis Of Discipleship By Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    his fourth volume of sixteen and has also been published under the title The Cost of Discipleship. Bonhoeffer was a pastor in Germany that was later arrested, imprisoned and executed by the Nazis. Discsipleship is based on the belief that being a Christian and follower of Jesus comes at a cost, which is why he literally differentiates between costly grace and cheap grace. Costly grace is what is required. Cheap grace will destroy the church. We are called to be disciple and it is necessary to…

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  • The Holy Bible: The Unity Of The Scripture

    The Unity of the Scripture Without God, the human race would cease to exist. He created all that is, was, and will ever be. God made humanity in His own image and likeness, to be like Him. However, man fell from the Garden of Eden, losing the likeness, or divinity that made humans so closely related to God. God put enmity between the devil and man and would continue to intervene in the lives of the chosen peoples of the human race. Eventually, God gave His only son, Jesus Christ to die for the…

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  • The Kingdom Of Matthias By Paul E. Johnson And Sean Wilentz

    ill and was believed to be murdered. The Kingdom and Matthias eventually died along with Matthias’ beliefs and morals. Religion started growing and changing throughout the 1800’s and Matthias believed that men should always hold the power and that Christians will eventually be punished for ruling the world while the spirit Truth was to leave the world. During the Second Great Awakening churches began to help those who were abused by husbands and humiliate the people who used violence as a way to…

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