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  • John 17-14 Analysis

    John 17:14; “I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.” This scripture has impressed my mind when the stresses of the world apply their chokeholds and temptations. Never has it filled my mind as often, or sent more solace and strengthened reassurance than since I have been feasting on the teachings and examples of Christ in these four New Testament Gospels. My sister is an atheist. She is in "satan 's power" and…

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  • How God Changes Your Brain Summary

    that are occur in the brain. In this book these changes are explained in detail and the different processes that are involved with growing and maintaining a faith. The concept of faith and religious practice having a strong effect on the brain has often been the topic of debate and conflict within the religious community and secular scientists, and this book does a great job of answering this age old question of faith versus science. The major scientific and theological breakthrough is…

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  • The Puritans: The Pilgrims Of The Colonies

    the “First Thanksgiving.” News of the Pilgrim’s religious haven and prosperity reached England, where a wave of persecution against Puritans was…

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  • Biblical Hermeneutics Analysis

    Pneuma and Logos: The Role of the Holy Spirit in Biblical Hermeneutics, was the PhD dissertation of Dr. John W Wyckoff in the year 1990. In this dissertation, he displays a scholarly approach in portraying the integral part and as well as analyze other doctrinal perspectives that discount the need of the Holy Spirit in the interpretation of the Holy Bible. The book has been distributed over five distinct chapters where each chapter takes a related and structured projection of the theological…

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  • Spirituality Vs Religion

    that following a dogma is outdated, and that while religion and spirituality are connected, religion does not inherently contain the spiritual experience that it should. He states that religion is a starting point, and those who are born into a religious family have an advantage as they inevitably move away from creed and towards discovery (Tacey, 2004, pp. 4, 5, 8, 112, 193). A boy of seventeen wrote, “sometimes I go to Church, I sit down, join in the service, and before I go out I feel as if…

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  • Analysis Of Galileo's Letter To The Grand Duchess Christina

    religion and the authority of the Bible.” Even though his teachings were not accepted by the general public, there were a few religious figures that backed up his statements. For example, in his letter, Galileo mentions St. Augustine when discussing the physical connections of the Heavenly bodies. Not only does he do so to “name-drop”, for St. Augustine was a highly revered religious figure at that time, but it also showed that he was not trying to take down the church, but provide better…

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  • God Stops The Sun In The Sky Analysis

    Signor Galileo, My brother in Christ, I am writing to you as Regent of the Holy mother church, but also as a flawed common man. I am in possession of a copy of the letter you wrote to Duchess Christina, and after reading it I was left confounded by your imaginative creativity, and simultaneously stupefied by not only your sheer arrogance, but your disdain and utmost disregard for the Church and its authority. Not only do your words border on heresy, but also it is apparent that your soul is…

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  • Definition Of Fundamentalism Analysis

    In every faith there will always be group of people who tend to hold a more extremely traditional belief of their religious views. These groups of individuals are more commonly referred to as fundamentalists. While there are fundamentalists for all religions, this looks very different depending on the faith. Understanding Fundamentalism Christianity, Islam, and Jewish Movements, by Richard T. Antoun, aids in looking at fundamentalism in the three most widely practiced religions in the world. In…

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  • Robert Alter's Genesis Analysis

    Robert Alter’s translation of Genesis is rhythmically stunning and evoking of a deeper understanding of God’s power. Type scenes, or rather a repetitive event, that occur throughout Genesis allude to specific themes and morals that can be transcended into reality. While some literary texts use one character through a series of events to touch upon one concurrent theme, Genesis employs the use of different characters to ensure that a singular narrative is upheld. The narrative is that of men,…

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  • The Raven Figurative Language

    1The snake was sneakier than any of the other wild animals that the Lord God had made (Bible Gateway, 1995). One day it came to the woman and asked, “Did God tell you not to eat fruit from any tree in the garden?” 2 The woman answered, “God said we could eat fruit from any tree in the garden, 3 except the one in the middle. He told us not to eat fruit from that tree or even to touch it. If we do, we will die.” 4 “No, you won’t!” the snake replied (Bible Gateway, 1995). From the above, it is…

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