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  • Paternalistic Nihilism Analysis

    If it is true that tragedies come in threes, then the death of American democracy is surely inevitable. The trio is affecting this nation is evangelical, paternalistic and sentimental nihilism; a toxic combination of institutionalized practices and behaviors that perpetuate systemic racism and imperialism. The threads of nihilism were woven into the fabric of America since the values of the nation were conceived in the Constitution. The architects of this paramount document set a precedence for…

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  • Compare And Contrast Van Gogh And Claude Monet

    “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” - Vincent van Gogh This quote means that passion is something he would rather do that be bored. Art is both Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet’s passion. Vincent van Gogh lived a rough life struggling with finances and mental disabilities. Although Vincent van Gogh had these disabilities he was very dedicated to creating art. Vincent van Gogh struggled with selling his art while living, but, he keeps on painting because art was his passion. Claude…

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  • Personal Narrative: Holy Scripture

    Sarah experience! Together we have eighty-four years of pastoral experience with complementing gifts that have allowed us to share in a wide range of ministries. Each parish has called us into a different emphasis in ministry ranging from front line evangelism to discipleship conference work, grief and healing prayer ministry, and providing pastoral…

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  • Music In Worship

    In Psalm 149:3, the psalmist writes, “Let them praise His name with dancing and make music to Him with tambourine and harp.” This scripture verse encapsulates the overall sentiments of music found in the church and worship throughout history. Music, to both the historical and modern day church, is a vehicle used in worship to praise God and deepen the worship experience through corporate worship. Because of this, music in worship is viewed as a precious experience, a spiritual endeavour, and an…

    Words: 1892 - Pages: 8
  • The Calvinist-Arminian Debate

    There are many controversies regarding the theology in the bible, and different groups and cultures view them and use them as they believe is the correct way. Since we have no time machines or original transcripts, we can only use the text itself to derive clues as to what the author meant. One of the longer standing controversies is the Calvinist-Arminian debate which arose in the 16th century. The debate which argues about the nature of God and whether he decides the future of every individual…

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  • King Jesus Gospel Reflection

    main problem for the gospel culture with today’s Christians is that “we betray a profound lack of awareness of what gospel means and what a gospel culture might mean for our world today” . Churches today focus more on the salvation of people in evangelism rather than explain what the gospel is. For example, a church could send missionaries to a third world country…

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  • Double Edged Sword Analysis

    separations or divorcement. Some marriages may not be biologically fruitful, because God wants it so. It may be that He wants the couples to be militants for His kingdom. With few or no children the couples would have enough times for prayers and evangelism. Therefore; when a husband and a wife join hands together in agreement with the Holy Spirit, to pray, no demon can withstand them and no godly venture will fail…

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  • Elizabeth Into The Pulpit Analysis

    A REVIEW OF ELIZABETH H. FLOWERS’ INTO THE PULPIT: SOUTHERN BAPTIST WOMEN AND POWER SINCE WORLD WAR II Matthew Raymond Statler HISTORY OF THE BAPTISTS MARCH 27, 2016 Flowers, Elizabeth Into the Pulpit. Flowers holds a Doctorate in Religion from Duke University, a Masters in Divinity from Princeton and a Bachelors degree from Millsap’s College in Jackson Mississippi. She is currently an Associate Professor of Religion at TCU. Some of her works include Into the pulpit: Southern…

    Words: 1953 - Pages: 8
  • Wilberforce's Abolition Of The Slave Trade

    After his conversion experience, Wilberforce sought to stand behind a worthy cause rather than promote his selfish ambitions to further his career. On October 28, 1787, Wilberforce wrote a statement in his diary that would set the course for his life. He declared that “God almighty has placed before me two great Objects—the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.” During this time, the slave trade was a powerful entity within the British empire. The Society of Friends, or…

    Words: 1997 - Pages: 8
  • Lazarus's Journey To Hell Essay

    Hell is confusing. One of the greatest preachers in American history, Jonathan Edwards, proclaimed, “The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you, and is dreadfully provoked: his wrath towards you burns like fire; he looks upon you as worthy of nothing else, but to be cast into the fire” (Edwards 97). Yet, another great theologian Jürgen Moltmann stated, “In hell the trumpet signalling liberation has already been…

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