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  • Journey As A Discourse Community Analysis

    Introduction Religious organizations, especially on college campuses, can sometimes be viewed by the public as intimidating due to the rules and stereotypes associated with religious groups. Journey, a Christian worshiping community at the College of Charleston, encourages an open-minded approach to spiritual growth throughout college by communicating with students in a way that welcomes all types of students without judgment. This organization is a discourse community, a group of people that share common goals and communicate about a particular topic, at the College of Charleston. To determine this, I compared Journey to the discourse community discussed by John Swales in his academic article. In his piece, Swales explains that to be a true…

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  • Christian Science Research Paper

    wrote Mary Baker Eddy in 1898 (Christian Science Versus Pantheism). Mrs. Eddy (as she is colloquially referred to by her followers) was the woman who came to found the Christian Science religion, based on the metaphysical New Thought movement, in 1879 (Christian Science, “What is Christian Science?”). For individuals who are born into the modern Christian Science church, understanding the concept of “divinity” in the 19th century religious movement might come naturally. Although, Christian…

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  • Impact Of Martin Luther On Christianity

    Explain (cause and effect) the impact of Martin Luther on Christianity. Martin Luther was a significant figure in history in which has made a profound impact on the Christian denomination. Through Luther’s ‘very different’ spiritual mindset, he has completely changed the way Christianity views the world; translating the bible in the vernacular of the German people and also eradicating the isolation existent between priests and the public. Luther’s achievement on publishing as well as…

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  • Ethical Reasoning In Christian Adherents

    Upon reaching bioethical issues such as Abortion and Euthanasia, specific ethical teachings within different denominations that apply directly to the issue may be the most appropriate source to seek for moral understanding. Specifically, the catholic church teaches that life is created and begins at the point of conception, and therefore any termination is wrong and sinful. By formal ethical instruction, abortion and euthanasia can be viewed as acts of ingratitude towards god who gives us both…

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  • A Life Changing Experience: A Personal Analysis

    College never seemed like a possibility for me. However, God recently orchestrated events in my life that have sparked a desire for knowledge and academic accomplishment. I began working at Valley Christian Elementary School in the fall of 2014. To work in a Christian environment has been a blessing and a life changing experience. I work side by side with educated Christian men and women who work tirelessly and faithfully to support the mission “In everything God is preeminent”. This dedication…

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  • S Shared Christian Praxis And Cavalletti's Catechesis Of The Good Shepherd

    If the catechist according to Groome is a sort of “emcee” for the task of religious educator, the catechist to Cavalletti is a mediator. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd profoundly exhorts that the goal of catechesis is an encounter with God, not the mastery of curriculum-centered material, and that the catechist should be self-effacing. Therefore, Cavalletti asserts with respect to a child’s relationship with the Good Shepherd: “the catechist’s task is to create specific conditions so that this…

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  • What Were You Taught In Your Family About People From Other Ethnic Or Racial Groups?

    are not a part of the dominant group deal with red-lining, which discriminates within the housing department. With red-lining those who are discriminating against do not receive housing. 5. They live in neighborhoods that have better protection and a better connection with the police. They believe that the police are there to protect them, unlike minorities. 1.8) If you were involved with organized religion as a child, have your ideas about religion changed? If so, how have your ideas of…

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  • Christian Feminist Book Report

    According to the PEW Research center, about 70% of the American population identifies as some type of Christian and, while there is not a lot of accessible data to back up this claim, it is generally believed that women make up more than half of the practicing Christians. Despite the amount of women who make up the Christian tradition, there is much conflict seen in our modern day Christianity against women and especially against feminists. As they do in many places in our society, feminists…

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  • Ball Of Clay Essay

    teacher whose human biology course I had taken convinced me that the idea of a supernatural force creating the Earth was impossible. However, Sumney, author of The Bible: An Introduction, writes, “Science may identify the physical forces operative in the material construction of the world, but it cannot tell one whether those forces have God as their origin” (Sumney, 57). I found this intriguing because it upon reading I felt as though Sumney was being honest. My teacher had ingrained into our…

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  • The Bible: A Historical Analysis

    They have established an abundance of churches around the globe and followers are devoted to spreading the word and faith in Jesus as the ticket to paradise with God. There are a few things that cannot go unrecognized about Christianity and its religion. For instance, how long it took to establish Christianity after Jesus death, the divide within the denominations and any other documented religions prior to the existence of Christianity. Even within Christianity, the divide leads to the judgment…

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