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    could indicate the letter was not written by the “said” author or other discrepancies had occurred during the writing of the letter. Following style and language there are historical anachronisms which lead to questioning a “said” author. For example, if a letter refers to an event that occurred after the author had passed, the authorship will most likely be questioned. 3. Summarize the Jerusalem Council. Explain how Luke and Paul 's version of the event differed. The Jerusalem Council was the most significant event to take place in the Jesus Movement. The Jerusalem Council sets a precedence which farther down the road will greatly change the future course of the Jesus movement and early christianity. Those who gathered for the Jerusalem Council had no idea the stakes where that high, instead they were trying to settle a growing dispute. Crisis arises over the issue of circumcision. For the Hebrew christians they believed one had to go through the rituals and practices to become a Jew before one became a christian. The hellenistic christians disagreed. The issue discussed at the Jerusalem Council was if a Gentile had to become a Jew first before becoming a follower of Christ. Luke 's account goes as follows: Peter stands up first and says that as Jews we shouldn 't burden Gentiles with rituals and practices that “our” own people cannot uphold. Therefore, Peter agrees with Paul and the hellenist christians. Than James the Just stands up and supports Paul as well. They come…

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    takes place in Jerusalem sometime after Jesus has ascended and the Holy Spirit has descended upon the apostles. The church has been handed over to the apostles (namely Peter). Everyone is trying to figure out this New Covenant. Traditions run deep throughout the culture and are not easily dismissed.…

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    12:25 Barnabas, Saul, and John Mark returned to Jerusalem. The Church Commissioned Paul and Barnabas 12:25-13:3 God’s Providence The Gospel’s inclusivity Panel Title: Seriously, Reaching the Ends of the Earth The Apostles had preached the Gospel to Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaritans. Now, the church, partially through the ministry of Paul, whom Acts provides plenty of evidence, is going to emphatically proclaim the inclusive Gospel to the Gentiles. Beginning with the church’s commission over…

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    various religious practices with Christianity. The Jews wanted the Gentiles to carry out the traditions of circumcision and the Gentiles were mixing pagan practices with their worship. The argument between Paul and the first century Christian Jews became so volatile that the Jerusalem council had to render a decision to resolve the issue. The influence that this problem had on Paul’s letter writing is evident in his Epistle to the Romans 2:25-26 (KJV), “For circumcision verily profiteth, if…

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    Bible Study Overall Series The Great Galatian Debate Galatians 1- On Defense (Paul’s Reason for Writing) Galatians 2- Real Talk (Holy Conferencing) Galatians 3- Believe or Be (Faith vs. Good Works) Galatians 4- Freedom to Live (Slavery vs. Freedom) Galatians 5- Lifestyle (Fruits of the Spirit) Galatians 6- Sharing is Caring (Instructions to the Community) Behind the Scenes This Study of Paul’s letter to the Galatians uses the style of a presidential political debate to better understand…

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    1st century-Split with Judaism At around year 50, the first council of the church known as the Council of Jerusalem, convened a meeting to reconcile doctrinal differences concerning the Gentile mission. At this meeting, it was agreed that Gentiles could be accepted to Christianity without full adherence to Mosaic laws 2nd Century-Early Heresies In this century, the role of Bishops was to refute heresies. Christians began to deny both Christ’s divinity and humanity. Examples are; Doetism and…

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    Essay On Saul Of Tarsus

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    Formal education usually began in the synagogue at the age of six years. The Pentateuch [The first five books of the Old Testament] was studied beginning with Leviticus. THE SANHEDRIN COURT The second major institution of the Jews was the Sanhedrin court, which was made up of seventy Jewish men and was presided over by the High Priest. Both Pharisees and Sadducees served on the Sanhedrin. This court can only be traced back to about 200 B.C.; yet, it likely had its beginning as the Jerusalem…

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    Prompt A1: The Seljuk Turks were an Islamic tribe in Persia during the early eleventh century that began to expand westward. In 1071 CE, at the Battle of Manzikert, the Byzantine army battled the Seljuk Turks. Romanus IV, the emperor of the Byzantine Empire, was killed and his army obliterated. The Turks expanded their empire into Anatolia, Syria, Jerusalem, and throughout the Holy Land. Turkish zealots prevented Christian pilgrims from visiting Jerusalem and other places Christians…

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    In the year 1096, the First Crusade launched on a three year long campaign towards the Holy Lands. In that Crusade the Carolingian Empire was called to partake by the words of Pope Urban II, who proposed sending troops to fight the Seljuk Turks and take back Jerusalem. The Seljuk Turks started gaining power and territory in 1030 and took over Jerusalem in 1071, kicking out the Byzantines. The First Crusade had created tension between the Muslim Turks and the western Romans. In this essay, I will…

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    Rise Of The Islamic Empire

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    THE RISE OF AN ISLAMIC EMPIRE FROM THE 6TH TO THE 13TH CENTURIES. James Q. Shelton History 101 11/15/2016 During the rise of the Islamic Empire from the 6th to the 13th centuries, Islam changed political, social, and cultural conditions. The intentions of this essay are to inform readers of the rise of the Islamic Empire. The begin of Islam is set apart in the year 610, after the principal disclosure to the prophet Muhammad at 40 years old. Muhammad and his devotees spread the lessons…

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