Ecclesiology

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  • Allegorical Interpretation Of Hagar And Sarah

    and perhaps secretly, that is, they must seek approval in the group but bear their own load (6.3-5). The one who places his or her value in ingroup beloning will be corrupted. To summarize, this interpretation of σάρξ has important bearing on ecclesiology. The church must not become a new collective identity which considers the markers of identity more important than the symbol in which they share. Since the symbol in which they share is the crucified Christ, the relative status of various…

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  • Essay On Christianity And Pentecostalism

    Christianity is transforming from the inside out. The charismatic movement, with its global numerical growth, is the most rapidly growing element within Christianity today. With its growth in Asia, Africa, and South America, what started as a fringe movement in Kansas and California at the turn of the 20th century has turned into a global movement that has had a profound impact on mainstream Protestantism. As Robert Owens writes, “What began at this Azusa Apostolic Faith Mission in April of 1906…

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  • Luther's Criticism Of Church

    Cesar Betancourt Church History II, Dr Stefano Question 1. as you read this text, identify 3-5 these that you think best capture Luther’s overall position and write a few sentences for each explaining why? Thesis number 81: Is related to the licence given by the Pope to preach the pardons. this thesis helps us to understand Luther’s criticism of Papal authority. For him this kind of preaching, that at that time was considered Magisterium of the Church, was totally absurd and therefore the…

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  • Summary Of Jonathan Leeman's Reverberation

    Reverberation: How God’s Word Brings Light, Freedom, and Action to His People Jonathan Leeman’s Reverberation serves as a call for all in the pulpit and in the pews to renew their confidence in the authority and power of God’s Word. While Leeman acknowledges most church’s proverbial “lip service” to the importance of the Bible, he seeks to elevate the ministry of the Word as the ultimate ministry of the church. If God is for the growth of the church and not against it, then what is his…

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  • Guglielma Character Analysis

    practices appear to have been shared by all: a reverence for Guglielma as a uniquely Spirit-filled person, even physical embodiment of the Spirit; an interest in gender complementarity; a belief in the priestly capabilities of women; an inclusive ecclesiology embracing the ultimate salvation of Jews, Saracens and pagans; a fascination with such “charismatic” phenomena as visions and prophecies; and vivid hopes for a utopian future. The Guglielmites saw Guglielma as a charismatic holy woman…

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  • Ken Archer Essay

    “Hermeneutics” in Handbook of Pentecostal Christianity, Adam Stewart, ed. (Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press, 2012). “The Fivefold Gospel and the Mission of the Church: Ecclesiastical Implications and Opportunities” in Toward a Pentecostal Ecclesiology: The Fivefold Gospel, John Christopher Thomas, ed. (Cleveland, Tennessee: CPT Press, 2010). “Anabaptism-Pietism and Pentecostalism: Scandalous Partners in Protest” in Scottish Journal of Theology 63:2 (2010), pp. 185-202 co-authored…

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  • Analysis Of Chrysostom

    should be solely consecrated by God Himself, and therefore become the means of grace regardless of its ministers. Nowadays both Roman Catholicism and Protestantism cling to this view. Second, his ecclesiological reading of the parable affects the ecclesiology of Protestantism. Luther, for example, followed the teaching of Augustine and pointed out, ‘the guests cannot judge and recognize them (the evil) all, but only till God Himself comes with his judgment.’ Because every believer needs the same…

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  • White Privilege And Racial Discrimination

    Alys Byram CES 100 Racism, as well as institutional racism, have become majorly influential topics in the U.S. Through the generations White privilege has solidified as an advantage for the few, but not for the masses. Yet, this poisonous mentality is still thought of as a form of justification to racially discriminate ethnic minorities. Bigotry is both managed and preserved through matters that involve characteristics and intellect. Although, research and scientific analyses ' discredit these…

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  • How Did Luther Influence Calvinism

    The influence of Luther led to a change on the European landscape. The Roman Catholic Church no longer had influence over the entirety of Europe, allowing new movements influenced by the reformation to emerge. The most influential of these movements were the Calvinism, Anglicanism and militant reformed Catholicism. During the period of the reformation, war and rebellion were commonplace in Europe. Of the aforementioned movements, Calvinism most encouraged war and rebellion. Like Lutheranism,…

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  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Principles Of Hospitality

    Dietrich Bonhoeffer is often celebrated as a “prophet of justice for the op-pressed” who identified the need “to see the great events of world history from below” (Guth, 2013). As a theologian of resistance his writing, teaching and acting during the Nazi regime in Germany, impacted immensely on the community, the Church, and politics and provides significance for today’s society. In the following, Bonhoeffer’s background will be explored, how he impact-ed during his time and why, it will be…

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