Religious education

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  • Dorothy Day Research Paper

    social change rather than her previous belief that a communist revolution must occur in order for social change to happen. Dorothy Days view of Communism changed only when she finally embraced her faith. She was attracted to Communism prior to her religious…

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  • Linda Hogan Body

    How important is the body to religious practice? Scholars have debated this issue for centuries. The autobiographies of Linda Hogan and Etty Hillesum tackle this issue. Their writing shows that the body is an essential part of religious experience. Hogan’s and Hillesum’s writing shows that the body is important because it holds memory, contains traces of ancestors, is an expression of emotion and desire, and it allows us to perform sacred acts. Linda Hogan talks about the importance of the body…

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  • Robert Nash Pluralism

    Introduction Robert H Nash was a popular evangelical philosopher, apologist, and professor. Over a forty-year period of teaching and writing, he covered subjects including Apologetics, ethics, theology, and history from an evangelical Christian worldview. Across his career, he taught at several prestigious schools, including Western Kentucky University, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Upon his death, Russell Moore, Dean of the School of Theology at the…

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  • Bettleheim Fairy Tales

    In the essay The Child’s Need for Magic by Bruno Bettleheim, we begin to understand the importance of fairytales and myths and why it is important for children to experience both fairytales and myths as they grow into young adults. In this excerpt, Bettleheim explains the difference between myths and fairytales, the difference between the Bible and fairytales and why is it important to experience fairytales during your childhood. The Webster dictionary tells us myths are any invented stories,…

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  • What Is The Effects Of Death In The Story Of An Hour

    Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” has brought great debate on what actually happened to Mrs. Mallard. Mrs. Louise Mallard is married to Mr. Brently Mallard. Louise thinks of Brently as a loving and kind man, only being married to him points to her having a hardship towards him. Mrs. Mallard seems confused and unsettled and struggles with loving her husband. As readers, we will gain understanding that will change the way Mrs. Mallard thinks about her husband; her thoughts and feeling are not…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Revelation

    In viewing many online debates between Christians and non-believers concerning the matter of God, often times it is the non-believer who obtains the upper hand in the argument. When confronted with difficult questions concerning God’s revelation, many Christians are unable to properly defend the questions of objectors or even the Christian faith. For many Christians, God’s revelation is through the lens of a less than Christian worldview where knowledge of God is imperfect and clarified…

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  • The Importance Of Superstition In The Middle Ages

    Breed in a desperate attempt to try and explain the unexplainable of the time period, superstition are ramped in the Middle Ages. With the Middle Ages being an age of uncertainty and an overall lack of knowledge in the very world that surrounded the people living in this time, superstitions became apart of everyday life and could even be considered routine. While today many of the fears of the people of the Middle Ages which were the root cause of superstition are considered non-realistic and…

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  • Informative Speech: Do Religions Cause War

    American Religion and Religious Studies, March 2010, “Enhances our understanding of the connection between religion and social class by acknowledging the importance of cultural resources and situational factors in accounting for the different forms of religious." 2. Gillette. Roger. How Science Can Help Religion Benefit Society. June 2005, “This new understanding can help give us a new grasp of (1) the basic nature of religion, (2) the basic principles of major world religious traditions, and…

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  • Christian Moral Formation

    The identity of Christians is embedded in the etymology of the word “Christian.” This means that not only history, but church history plays a part in the development of how and why we came to be called Christians. This brings forth a question if one who comes to know and accept Christ has the resource or freedom to receive baptism and be received into the Body of Christ. The paper will revolve around the biblical stories and course readings to explore the contribution of Scripture toward…

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  • Does Religion Justify Religion?

    It is an old age question that seems utterly inexplicable: what is religion? Although this question infinitely varies depending on the person, one often feels very strongly on this subject. Whether an Atheist, Buddhist, Jew, Hindu, Mormon, or Christian, there is much to be said on beliefs and how one goes about living life strictly based on those vary beliefs. My beliefs, however, do not urge me to answer the question regarding what a religion in itself is, but rather what justifies religion.…

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