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  • Analysis Of After The Quotidian Turn By Thomas Tweed

    In his essay “After the Quotidian Turn: Interpretive Categories and Scholarly Trajectories in the Study of Religion since the 1960s,” Thomas Tweed critiques the redirection in religious studies to the interpretative tradition of lived religion. He defines the subject of this Quotidian Turn as, “The embodied practices and material culture of ordinary people beyond the threshold of worship spaces” (Tweed, 362). In other words, the term Quotidian Turn synthesizes the shift in academia from studying…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Pacifism

    These Christians would have raised the cross as a banner against Saddam, Hitler, or Mao. There are church members who wanted to use preventative war to stop communist china from making atomic weapons before they could use them to endanger the United States. They would also advocate landing marines in Iraq before the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) got a strong foothold. Such anticipatory actions are based on the notion that our cause is consistently good, while that of our enemies is…

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  • My Personal Pilgrimage

    Personal Pilgrimage “O God of wholeness, when I consider the lack of balance and wholeness in my life, the one-sided spiritualties with which I attempt to appease you, to appear good in the eyes of others, and to please myself, I come face to face with my need for a holistic spiritual life. Help me, I pray, to hunger and thirst for the wholeness you have for me in Christ. Help me to be willing to surrender to you whatever stands in the way of such wholeness” (64). Wholeness was a state that I…

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  • Inerrancy Doctrine

    Introduction Christians believe that the Bible in its entirety is the inerrant word God; they base their foundation on what the Bible says which is supposed to be inspired by God, and written by man. Some of the reasons Christians believe that the Bible is the word of God are because it gives mankind a sense of purpose, a reason for living. Another reason has to do with simply that it gives the best explanation for the world coming to existence. Due to the fact Christians believe the Bible to…

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  • Essay On Spiritual Revival

    Leadership and the quality of leaders is something that needs transforming in these present days, and the best transformation would be the result of a genuine meeting with the living and loving God. It takes real men to be willing and prepared to undergo that type of profound change and for it to be shown openly! Of course, if it is genuine and real it cannot be hidden. Over these past weeks I have been reading and studying this crucial topic of spiritual revival and renewal in the light of…

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  • Studying Scripture: Scompole In Christian Discipline

    Studying Scripture is a tentpole in Christian Discipline. The Bible is one of the truest ways in which God has chosen to reveal himself to his people. It reveals his character. It shows us how to live, as Jesus said, “ A life to the fullest.” It is not a dead book of works and laws. Scripture is living, life changing and takes a lifetime to enjoy. As students of scripture we need to have an understanding of scriptures authority, inerrancy and how it was written to us. The Bible has complete…

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  • Sacred Text Analysis

    Major religions have a form of text, such as the Bible or the Quran, that is deemed sacred. One controversial topic regarding these sacred texts is how they should actually be read. Through discussion of the origins and natures of the Quran and Paul 's letters, it is concluded that how a sacred text should be read is dependent upon various factors such as the origin and the socio-historical context it is written. Some of the major factors that will contribute to deciding how sacred texts read…

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  • Theological Convergence Summary

    H. Edward Pruitt starts 100 Years of Theological Convergence: Edinburgh 1910 to Lausanne 2010 with an introduction. In this introduction, he starts off with his thesis; “This thesis argues that a theological convergence developed out of the ecumenism that existed within the Edinburgh 1910 Global Missions Conference, and that this ecumenism grew from Edinburg 1910 until the Lausanne Movement that began in 1974, at which point it began to flourish” (Pruitt 5). He then defines some terms and lists…

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  • Sacrifice In The Crucible

    society described by Arthur Miller in The Crucible. Though Puritans are very religious and value honesty, the emergence of the witch hunts brings great chaos and a religious reason to prosecute and judge one’s enemies. By placing Elizabeth in such a world, Miller uses Elizabeth 's evolution in terms of compassion to illustrate that in a world that abuses religion for personal gain, a person who remains true to that religious ideology often finds themselves judging those closest to them, before…

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  • Male Language In Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

    In Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales religious authority is challenged when the Wife of Bath appropriates male language in the form of a mock sermon to argue against the typical religious ideologies outlined by 14th century anti-feminist literature. The Wife of Bath challenges the Bible by using scripture and employing the genre of a mock sermon - a satirical form that uses scripture to add weight to an argument that has a didactic lesson - to advocate “a message opposite to the kind that preachers…

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