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    Ephesians Prayer

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    1:18-21: I make a break here because Jude instead of asking people to live in the last times he asks them to live close to God and his people. Summary: Jude is telling us that we can’t live in the last times( the time were the godless was present), but; rather we need to live close to God and other Christians. 1: 22-23: I make a break here because Jude shifts from living close to God and his people to saving people from God’s judgement through compassion and kindness while also being cautious not to fall in the quicksand of compromising our beliefs and above all make sure that we influence the world for Christ and not vice versa. 1: 24-25: I finally make my break here because Jude switches topics from treating others with kindness and compassion while not compromising values to being reassured that God will keep believers from falling astray if believers put their trust in him and if that happens God will give an abundance of joy. Summary: Jude wrote to audiences that were vulnerable to heresies and temptations and encouraged them to have faith in the Lord as the final days of judgment…

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    In Anne Bradstreet’s poem “Verses on the Burning of our House,” the speaker discusses her attempt to reconcile the loss of her earthly possessions with religious tenets and, in doing so, highlights the struggle of Puritans to maintain the religious ideal of valuing only spiritual worth, as depicted through the concept of weaned affections. Frequently in her poem, Bradstreet emphasizes the dichotomy between her emotions as she experiences the transpiring events and what she wants to feel through…

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    The traditional American religious landscape has changed significantly over the past several years. Many Americans are now identifying themselves as spiritual, but not affiliated with a particular religion (Oshatz). The Millennials, born between 1981 and 1996 (Pew Reports, Comparing Millennials), are finding themselves right in the midst of this religious “...floating…” (Mosier). The Millennials quest for meaning, magic, mystery, and identity has been significantly influenced by many factors…

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    When one possess open, honest and thoughtful communication, you can reveal aspects of life that have been hidden within ones mind. It is a lot easier said than done, because even for myself I know that being superstitious is all about where your mind can take you and its not true reality. It just seems easier to defy logic and proceed in believing our own psychic powers. The validity of superstitions is almost always recognized but just set aside and done nothing with. As followed is a question…

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    High Risk Nutritional Practices Health care providers understand that food is needed for physical survival, however to provide culturally competent care it is imperative to have a broader comprehension of the meaning of food to a culture. (Purnell, 2013). The types of food eaten, the order they are ingested, and avoidance of certain foods are often interwoven in the religious and spiritual beliefs of specific ethnic groups. Understanding these concepts provides the knowledge needed for…

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    colonists and onward, the thoughts, emotions, and standards of society are reflected in the written words. As the years progressed so did the words. The writings from the Age of Discovery and the Age of Reason convey powerful feelings in the foundation of a new nation. While the literature produced by the authors during these time periods changes greatly in tone, the underlying sentiment of religious belief and a trust in God remains. In the introduction, the editor of this textbook wrote that…

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    The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case was definitely one case that significantly impacted business and society. The owners of the Hobby Lobby corporation went to trial in order to prevent from providing free contraceptive to their employees because it was against their beliefs. In fact, they won the trial and were given the right to religious freedom. Hobby Lobby, and other corporations should not have the right to religious freedom. Corporations should not have the right to religious freedom…

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    The most notable superstition in all of the Middle Ages is the belief of witchcraft. This is dubbed at the most famous medieval superstition many people were put to death all across Europe after being accused of witchcraft. All across Europe, the Church was accusing people of witchcraft, and once accused, the person was forced into confessing, all innocents aside, through brutal torture methods (Newman, 2013). Once the confession was given, the accused were put to death by hanging or being…

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    philosophers and theologians have tried to defend, or substantiate, religious experiences as an argument from religious experience. Two examples are Swinburne’s Principle of Credulity, and Alston’s concept of doxastic practice. Richard Swinburne holds that if it seems to a subject something to be x on the basis of the subject’s experience it is probably the case that x is (Swinburne, 2004). According to Swinburne, it is reasonable to assume that the world is the way it is experienced and unless…

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    faith. We grew up in the same house, but our religious beliefs are very different, she is a believer and has faith and belief in God. I decided to talk to my sister about her beliefs and why she thinks we are so different in our beliefs. I already miss my mother and can’t believe she is no longer with us. My mother and sister were best friends, they look alike and really do think alike. The first question I asked my sister is why did God take mom from us? She looked at me with her eyes…

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