Bruce Shelley, in Church History in Plain Language, states that one of the outcomes of the Age of Reason and its negative work was a loss of Christianity’s central place in Western Culture, which has continued into modern times (2008, p. 319). He then asks 2 important questions: How far can believers go in trying, as citizens, to get the State to impose Christian standards of conduct? If Christians give up the idea of enforcing Christian behavior, then what norm of conduct should they, as citizens, try to make an obligation for everyone? Please answer the questions that Shelley poses […]
(24 hours due time) asked to write a 150 words response in which it should include two parts: 1) a question that you want to ask based on your understanding to the reading material; 2) your answer to and reflection on one of the students’ question (150words) Book http://dl4a.org/uploads/pdf/Charles-Prebish-and-Damien-Keown.-Buddhism-An-Online-Introduction-en08-.pdf 2 Chapters • Background to Buddhism • The Buddha – the Life of Siddhartha Gautama
Assignment 3: Judaism Instructions Before you begin… Read the required chapters on Judaism in your textbooks along with any Instructor’s notes, videos, and or PowerPoints, all of which are listed on the Introduction: Judaism page, and can be found within the Week 3, Judaism Module. Top Five Truths Develop a list of what you consider to be the Top Five Truths (TFTs) from your readings of the textbook and instructor notes. Your truths need to be: Numbered 1-5 Written in complete sentences Substantive in nature. By substantive, I mean choose truths that best define and describe the religion you are […]
This religion is hard to pronounce and somewhat difficult to even articulate their uniqueness. Their belief system and religious practices may have influenced Christianity, Islam, and Judaism to a certain degree. Large amounts of solid data are hard to find but these materials have been provided for your perusal. Read the materials along with any Instructor’s notes, videos, and or PowerPoints, all of which are listed in the Introduction: Zoroastrianism, and can be found within the Week 4, Zoroastrianism Module. Also, read the following articles: Zoroastrian visions of heaven and hell The fate of the Soul (just page 1) Top […]
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xqgwwx • Question 1 How did the event at the Lotus Eaters’ Island relate to the average Greek’s life? (What was the meaning for the listener?) • Question 2 What does the episode of Calypso reveal about the life of Greek men during this time? • Question3 How did Penelope keep the suitors at bay for so long? • Question 4 What was Penelope’s final trick to see if Odysseus was really her husband? 1-Choose a song you like or know well and consider the source of its appeal for you or others. How well does this song stand up […]
Top Five Truths Develop a list of what you consider to be the Top Five Truths (TFTs) from your readings of the textbook and instructor notes. Your truths need to be: Numbered 1-5 Written in complete sentences Substantive in nature. By substantive, I mean choose truths that best define and describe the religion you are studying. There are many things from which you can select but they should relate, in one way or another, to the aforementioned major doctrines focusing on God, Man, Sin and Salvation/Liberation. MY best students will always write 3-5 sentences PER truth. Expand, elaborate and illustrate […]
Create a training brochure for your colleagues that can be used as a valuable tool to prepare and inform them for the meeting. Your training brochure will be comprised of six panels that include the elements listed below. Be sure to include specific examples in points 1-5: What are the primary beliefs of the Jewish community you have chosen? What are some misunderstandings that Jews have about Christians? What are some misunderstandings Christians have about Jews? How can a study of Judaism help to overcome those misunderstandings? Reflect on several ways in which the contemporary nation state of Israel may […]
your pastor has asked you to write a column for the bulletin where you reflect on one of the scrutiny readings.I choose this one and reflect on the following. Samaritan woman John 4: 1-12 How does the reading you choose help a member of the elect come to the understanding of the need to heal all that is weak , defective, or sinful in the hearts of the elect , to bring out, then strengthen all that is upright, strong, and good.reflection 500 words. see RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS.get information from their,And Catholic bible.
This assignment offers you the opportunity to explain the commonalities found in different religions, provide examples of situations involving ethics that are faced by people in the world today, and identify contemporary challenges and issues related to religion. Complete Studying Religion.
For several classes, we have been discussing the role of the Geonim, as scholars and religious leaders, political counterparts to the Resh Geluta, important figures who integrated elements from external philosophical schools of thought into Jewish thought, as revolutionary thinkers (Saadya Gaon), and as defenders of the faith against a perceived apostate movement (Karaism). In 250-500 words, please focus on one aspect of the Geonim mentioned above and describe in more detail the circumstances related to it.