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    My Self-Concept

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    My Self-Concept Paper Just from being in my communication, class for a while now I have noticed that one of the most significant concepts in communication classes in my generation is self-concept. Self-concept defines as our beliefs, attitudes, feelings and values. It is who we are and what we stand for during our lifetime. Self-concept is a fittingly stable set of perceptions and emotional states. It is the way we see and understand ourselves, and contributes to how we perceive ourselves…

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    2015 at 4:38 AM my mother lost her brave fight against Cancer. I was initially going to talk to a pastor who lives next door to me. After my mother’s passing I decided to talk to my sister about her 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…

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    Topic C With all that is going on, today, concerning politics, the media, and the environment, how do we remain calm? Most people are committed to a religion or belief system that gives them faith in their time of anguish. What we are going through right now is not even comparable to what China went through during the Warring Sates Period. What did they have to look to in their time of anguish? For some time, they had nothing. Eventually, Confucianism and Daoism became their beacon of light. In…

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    “The Liberty of the Truth” Storybooks and movies show that American history has always been one of freedom, independence and liberty. According to these, since the beginning of colonial times, America has been a paradise for those in search of a perfect land where to re-establish God´s law and order, to speak freely and to start a new life without punishment or judgement. New England was the new heavenly kingdom for the Puritans persecuted in England for their radical beliefs. The American story…

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    Etiological understandings of famine in the bible justify the presence of famine in the modern setting and often delay efforts to rectify the issue. The bible has been one of the most influential books throughout history due to the Christian fellowship’s infallible commitment to their faith. The bible is used as a tool to teach Christians a standard of living a good and ethical life. Story telling is one of the most infamous ways of teaching these essential life lessons, because when the bible…

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    Kinship ch 8 Chapter eight analyzes the fulfillment and transformation of the Davidic Covenant in Luke-Acts. Davidic themes in Luke are examined from the infancy narratives through the preaching in Acts. Attention is given to the institution narrative, in which Jesus shares His authority with the Apostles. This is solidified through the restoration of the Apostolic college and the sending of the Holy Spirit. With this authority they rule, through service, in remembrance of the paschal mystery,…

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    As Christianity became popular in America people used the Bible in their homes as an indicator of their religious status. In the letter the new Bible Society wanted to print and distribute Bible because they were distraught with the Union. Stated in the letter “the ruthless invaders of our Country, not content with the countless other grievances which they have…

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    literalism according to the biblical scholars in the film For the Bible Tells Me So. Include in your answer a discussion about the underlying assumptions of biblical literalism and its interpretive practices. In the beginning of the film, we see religious leaders speaking on how homosexuality is an abomination. We see an older white man say that, “[he] knows of only one book that could be read and reread and continue to be a challenge: the Bible.” While he might not have meant it to be taken…

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    As for presuppositions it is not what we bring to the table that form our presuppositions. The fact is we as Homo-sapiens have our own presuppositions. Because of such presuppositions are made based on how we were raised or what we have been taught. These things can be by conscious effort or through our subconscious. [1] Being layman as we read the Bible it is difficult to lay aside these preconceived notions about what a text does or does not say. A presuppositions or foundational belief are…

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    Many modern day conceptions of religion involve the idea that, in order to be religious, one must attend a religious service weekly or pray to a higher power before meals. Also, one must agree with and follow a certain set of beliefs laid out for them by their religious tradition of choice. However, some believe that religion is not a set of beliefs or required actions, but rather an experience, or collection of experiences, that changes the way one sees and feels about the world. Two such…

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