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    As Russell reconstructs the idea of co-presence in the light of physics, mathematics, and cosmology, he appeals to the examples of non-Hausdorff manifolds and Cantor’s threefold concept of the finite, the transfinite, and the infinite in mathematics and to the non-locality of quantum mechanics. Thereby, he renders co-presence as an infinite fractal-like character. To be more specific, gleaning from Pannenberg the idea of the dialectical mutual indwelling of the finite and the infinite,…

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    Christopher Columbus was born in Genoe, now known as Italy, in 1451. His father, Domenico Colombo, was a poor weaver. Columbus had three brothers and one sister. Although, very little is known about Columbus’ childhood, it is apparent that he was well-educated as he was able to speak several languages and had knowledge in classical literature.Columbus’ third voyage took more of a southern route, as he was looking for China. He came across Trinidad and Tobago, Margarita, and Grenada in July 31st,…

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    in Murelaga is subtitled Funerary Ritual in a Spanish Basque Village; Richard Huntington and Peter Metcalfs Celebrations of Death is subtitled The Anthropology of Mortuary Ritual; Peter Metcalfs A Borneo Journey into Death is subtitled Berawan Eschatology from Its Rituals.14 Ritual itself is characterized by its custom and schedule; under such portrayals, it all the more about takes after a formula, an…

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    The Beautiful Sublime

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    ‘’ The Black Stone of Ka’abah ’’ by Ivan Bunin Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord God, when I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but a famine for hearing the words of the Lord. And the people shall wander from sea to sea and from the north even to the east; they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the Lord inquiring for and requiring it as one requires food, but shall not find it. Prophet Amos 8: 11…

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    soteriology, and a eschatology which are all elements of religion. Buddhism has incorporated stories from mythologies of various groups that adopted the religion. Also, Potts 2 soteriology is the study of religious doctrines of salvation and Buddhism is devoted primarily to liberation from suffering, rebirth and ignorance which defines salvation; the purpose of a persons’s life is to break free from samsara and to achieve nirvana. There are two major points of Buddhist eschatology which are…

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    Tus's Letter To Titus

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    “For the grace of God has been revealed, bringing salvation to all people. And we are instructed to turn from godless living and sinful pleasures. We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God...” (Titus 2:11-12 NLT). In his letter to Titus, Paul is instructing Titus on how to live a godly life which should reflect his wholesome teaching. However, Paul is not just speaking to Titus in this passage, but to all believers. Paul urges Titus to have sound doctrine…

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    To further justify a bodily resurrection he points to Christian eschatology, which he argues gives humanity the hope that both soul and body will be resurrected. For Moltmann, the resurrection bears witness to the unity of the human rather than presenting a duality of the soul and body, with the soul being preeminent. The resurrection is vital to understanding the human being for Moltmann, who argues that it is a part of human life and does not represent the general view of a life after death.…

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    In addition, the ideas of the Shaoshyant , the trinity, and Final Judgment eschatology first appeared in Zoroastrian beliefs, and were borrowed by Jews, and subsequently Christians. The religions also hold many more similarities: symbols of light/fire, creation stories, virgin births, a “fall of man” , and prophetic trials. Due to…

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    I have given much thought to my journey and exposure to preaching. I have to admit that most of the preaching exposure I had growing up is quite different from my current theological and personal understanding of what preaching is or ought to be, if it is going to be effective. Growing up in a legalistic environment, most of the preaching I heard depicted God as some type of warden ready to punish people at the first sign of misbehavior. Most of the preaching revolved around the do’s and…

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    1. How do each of the Gospel authors use parables to describe the Kingdom? One of the most common topics for Jesus in the Gospels is the Kingdom of God. Through allegories, analogies and parables, the Gospel authors try to explain the nature, timing, and requirements of the Kingdom of God. Matthew most often refers to the “Kingdom of Heaven,” perhaps because of the Jewish custom of not saying the name of God, although Matthew is not consistent in this practice, occasionally using the term…

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