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    Movie titles give a good deal as to what the audience’s attention should be focused on while watching the movie. However, unlike most movies, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) hints that the viewer will be most intrigued by the character the movie is named after Ferris Bueller. However, the most interesting, multilayered, and relatable character is the supporting male character Cameron Frye. He is considered a supporting character because although he has a complex back-story of his own, his story and development cannot exist independently from Ferris Bueller’s story as he is the one who helps lead Frye to finding his own identity. He is also the most interesting and multilayered in the sense that he is relatable and complex like how people actually are in real life. Before delving into his identity and how his development and interactions with family and friends growing up helped influence that, the movie reveals basic things about him that the viewer can piece together to come to conclusions as to why he is the way he is psychologically. The movie has us focus on him in his stage of life as a student in his fourth year of high-school, around 18 years of age. In regards to his family/home life, he hints that he is often times at home by himself without his parents and wishes it stayed that way more often. In the beginning of the movie, he is seen to be sick in bed alone with nobody to care for him. Frye makes it clear to Bueller that his relationship with his family is almost…

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    When I was first given this assignment, I had trouble deciding who to write the paper on. For years, I’ve fought a mental battle, trying to prevent people from influencing me— I want to have my own opinions and beliefs. But I realized that the influence didn’t need to concern views or interests. It could be about how somebody had influenced my behaviors, my coping mechanisms, my view of myself. I knew who to write my paper on. An important influence in my life has been my older brother, Matthew…

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    directed at the often hypocritical religious leaders of the time and used it to bridge the transition from Judaism to Christianity. The Parable of the Tenants is a great example of Jesus chastising the Jewish lawgivers and the leadership of the religion. In doing so establishing the 'cornerstone ' of the new church. In Matthew 21, Jesus tells us the Parable of the Tenants while instructing these elders and leaders to listen carefully because he was directing it at them. He tells the story of…

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    The play The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and the members of the Tectonic Theater Project describes the situation of twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard. Matthew was known to be homosexual and found himself in a life or death situation when he was attacked by Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney. Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten and passed away after being comatose for five days. The perpetrators were arrested for a number of things including kidnapping and first degree murder.…

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    each having been written during different time periods and by different minds. When different thought processes and personalities converge into one Bible, it is indisputable that there will be a degree of variation in the presentation of Jesus across the four gospels. The Gospel of Mark portrayed Jesus’ Messiahship through his suffering as a reparation for the sins of his followers. On the other hand, the Gospel of Matthew represented Jesus as the new Moses for the Israelites by drawing…

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    Matthew 24:45-51 describes the story with a servant whose master is away. The parable has two outcome; if the servant is faithful and do what he was assigned for then it is good; however, if the servant choose to disobey and “beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with drunkards” then he will be punished severely (NIV Bible, Matthew 24:49). Jesus was giving a warning for Christian underneath the actions of the servant. In the story, the master is Jesus himself, the Son of Man, but in this…

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    understanding of our theme today? VI. Instrumental music will be played as participants spend some time for silence and reflection. VIII. Dyad Sharing Participants will be paired. Each of them will share their reflection on the given guide questions. IX. Symbol Making/ Drawing The participants will come up with their own symbol of ways wherein they were able to share their lives with others. Example: spending time with a friend who needs someone to talk to; Jesus spent time with…

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    Differences of Nouthetic and Integrative Counseling The field of psychology has been divided many times into many different schools of thought and even in Christian counseling these differences in opinion still come forth. The two sides to Christian counseling are Nouthetic/traditional counseling and Integrative counseling. Nouthetic just focuses on using the New Testament and the Old Testament together to teach people and to try and help them with any issues. Integrative counseling not only…

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    came true in the Old Testament as both Israel and Judah were destroyed with many people exiled into foreign empires for about 80 years. The prophets’ prophesies did come true without any flaws as mouthpiece of the God. The prophets of the Old Testament not only prophesied the fall of Judah and Israel, but also about the Messiah, as well. The Bible mentions the coming of the Messiah who would bring liberation. Amazingly enough, all the actions of the Messiah match the Jesus’ life in the New…

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    Of the many words exemplified in the Bible, one word that is constantly being interpreted is “Wisdom.” The origins of Wisdom in the Bible stem from the old testament. As the books of the Bible progress, the word Wisdom takes on many different shapes. Like many words and concepts in the Old Testament (OT), the New testament uses context to provide a clearer explanation of what those terms mean. This paper will incorporate biblical references as well as scholarly commentary to define, identify…

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