Hebrew bible old testament citations only.

In overview compare and contrast the two creation narratives (P and J narrators) relative to: a) Each narrator’s literary and style differences; b) Portrayal of God (including name) and the subtle yet important theological differences in how God is represented in each narrative; c) Portrayal of humankind (noting differences) in each creation narrative; d) Very… Continue reading Hebrew bible old testament citations only.

Under each main idea, heading come relevant pieces of textual evidence (quotes and paraphrases), explanatory information, and secondary arguments supporting that main idea as well as counterarguments (and refutations) relevant to that idea.

1) Introduction with Thesis Statement 2) First Argument Supporting Thesis 3) Second Argument Supporting Thesis 4) Third Argument Supporting Thesis 5) Fourth Argument Supporting Thesis (more or less, depending on how many arguments you choose to include) 6) Conclusion summing up main arguments and how they prove your thesis. Under each Main Idea, heading come… Continue reading Under each main idea, heading come relevant pieces of textual evidence (quotes and paraphrases), explanatory information, and secondary arguments supporting that main idea as well as counterarguments (and refutations) relevant to that idea.

Perhaps there is something else that forms your thoughts.

EXPERIENCE WITH THEOLOGY ESSAY ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW As you start your course in the discipline of theology, keep in mind that some students may have already formally studied the topic of theology in an academic setting whereas for others this could be their first academic interaction with the topic. However, as has been said, everyone… Continue reading Perhaps there is something else that forms your thoughts.

The first deals with the nature and reality of hell and the second looks at the topic of conscience.

Here are two links to short reflections about two topics from this week’s readings. The first deals with the nature and reality of hell and the second looks at the topic of conscience. Choose either of these two topics and post a 400-word reflection on your understanding of the doctrine from the Catholic perspective. Feel… Continue reading The first deals with the nature and reality of hell and the second looks at the topic of conscience.

What most interested or inspired you in learning about typology?

Disscussion Board After reading the Power Points and notes Exodus I, II and III, create an original post of 300-600 words on the following questions How does the use of Typology open up more understanding and interest in the Old Testament for Christians? What most interested or inspired you in learning about Typology? Power Point… Continue reading What most interested or inspired you in learning about typology?

What do you think accounts for the appeal of the teachings of philosophical daoism to many people in europe and the united states?

PART 1 – As you experience the natural world and the behavior and personalities of people, and as you contemplate your own life, do you observe yin (“passive”) and yang (“assertive”) forces at work, balancing each other? What do you think accounts for the appeal of the teachings of philosophical Daoism to many people in… Continue reading What do you think accounts for the appeal of the teachings of philosophical daoism to many people in europe and the united states?

Analyze and discuss the material that has been assigned, and address the following statement

Some religions consider evangelization or missionary activity to be an important part of devotion to God. Christianity and Islam are both considered to be ‘missionary religions.’ Even in the new world, both Aztecs and Incas required their conquered subjects to worship their conqueror’s deities, although the subject people were allowed to add them to their… Continue reading Analyze and discuss the material that has been assigned, and address the following statement

Explain why understanding God’s response is such a significant point in understanding his plan of redemption.

1. ABRAHAM: Read the Abraham story (Gen. 12-25). This is the introductory story in God’s program of redemption. In this short story, God reveals himself as “El Shaddai”, the covenant-keeping God. This story not only focuses on God faithfully keeping his covenant promises to Abraham, but also on God doing this in spite of Abraham’s… Continue reading Explain why understanding God’s response is such a significant point in understanding his plan of redemption.

1. ABRAHAM: Read the Abraham story (Gen. 12-25). This is the introductory story

1. ABRAHAM: Read the Abraham story (Gen. 12-25). This is the introductory story in God’s program of redemption. In this short story, God reveals himself as “El Shaddai”, the covenant-keeping God. This story not only focuses on God faithfully keeping his covenant promises to Abraham, but also on God doing this in spite of Abraham’s… Continue reading 1. ABRAHAM: Read the Abraham story (Gen. 12-25). This is the introductory story