Religion and Science

Religion / Theology, Undergraduate
Expository Essay (cf. Appendix A, due Week 4).  Read the following article and reflect on the relationship between science and religion.Garber, Daniel. "Religion and Science, Faith and Reason. Criterion (University of    Chicago) 41, no.1 (2002): 2-9.  (Cf. Course Content, Week 1)Source CSSR Bulletin (cssr.org).  [The United States Copyright Code Title 17 prohibits the reproduction of full-text articles.  Access is legally provided through the public URL site.  Scroll down to the Winter 2002 issue, click, and turn to page 2, where you will find the article.  We recommend that you print out the article.]  The guidelines for this assignment are in Appendix A.
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Priorities Assignment (redo)

APA (edition "APA 7"), Religion / Theology
Some of the theological problems are essential to resolve to have a reasonable theological system, while others are not as essential, but worthy of future consideration and understanding. Within each theological viewpoint, there will be certain parameters within which multiple reasonable views can be considered. It is not essential to have 100% agreement on this view but to distinguish the views that are essential for belief.Consider the topic below and answer questions 1 & 2 as part of the writing. Response to the assignment entry that addresses the following two questions for THE FOLLOWING TOPIC:                The Relationship between Law and Grace1.    What are the areas of agreement on this topic that could be shared by both Covenant and Dispensational theology?2.    How essential is…
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Gospel of Matthew

MLA, Religion / Theology
we use this book: Mueller, J.J., S.J., ed. Theological Foundations: Concepts and Methods for Understanding Christian Faith. Winona, MN: Anselm Academic, 2011. But you can Answer the questions below from Gospel of Matthew found anywhere online or text Answer these 10 questions in short answer format not essay format:In the Gospel of Matthew, from whose perspective is the story of Jesus birth told, Mary or Joseph? When Jesus is born, why does King Herod want him killed? What is Jesus teaching on retaliating against someone who harms you? In a strange story in the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus is on a boat with some of his followers and calms a storm. How do his followers react? What kinds of criticisms do the Pharisees make of Jesus? In Chapter 16 of…
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Systematic and Biblical Theologies Paper

APA (edition "APA 7"), Religion / Theology
Biblical Theology and Systematic Theology have a significant role in the total theological development within Evangelical Christianity. The unique features of both will be appreciated and the contributions each makes will also be better understood by comparing and contrasting the hermeneutical principles involved with each. Research into understanding these two fields of study is essential.Prepare a research paper, 3-4 pages, that compares and contrasts the hermeneutical principles of Biblical Theology and Systematic theology as found within Christian literature and theology. You must first determine a definition of each for your own understanding and research of the topic.Address the following elements below in your writing.1. Define both Biblical and Systematic Theology.2. Give examples of Biblical and Systematic Theology.3. Explain how the two together can have a role in developing our theology,…
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Any topic (writer’s choice)

APA (edition "APA 7"), Religion / Theology
This will be a continuation of the assignment explained in Workshop One.For this assignment:Enhance your basic outline from Workshop 2, and include at least 3 subpoints for each main point.Verify that you are tracing your chosen focus through each period of the history of church theology.Continue to add to your research of reference materials as you find more material, and update the APA Reference page.Support your work with scholarly academic resources, textbooks, or other sources provided.  Use of APA format is required.
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Benchmark – Gospel Essentials

Religion / Theology, Undergraduate
See  attachment included on how the paper needs to be formed. This assignment must be written as a paper. That means you have a thesis statement and then the rest of the paper is formed out of that thesis statement.Based on the Christian worldview, write at least one paragraph for each of the following components. In the attachmentIn this assignment, you will write essay on Christian worldview. You will summarize and analyze the essential elements of the gospel (nature of God, nature of humanity, nature of Jesus, and restoration) and reflect on implications for the Christian worldview.Begin your paper with an appropriate introduction, including a thesis statement to introduce the purpose of the paper. Remember, to include the Bible ESV as one resource regardless of how many times you use…
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Questions

Religion / Theology, Undergraduate
1.    What are some of the key features of Pauls encounter with the resurrected Christ in chapter 9 (e.g., the nature of Saul's commission, etc.)?-        Compare this account with Acts 22:3-16, 26:9-18; Gal. 1:11-24; and I Tim. 1:12-17. What do these various passages tell us about Gods purpose for Saul of Tarsus? For the Gentiles?-        Why do you think Luke chose to record this event?-    2.    In Acts 9:32-43, Luke discusses the apostle Peter once again as a key figure and then in 10:1-48 records Peters activity among the household of Cornelius, a Gentile.    What steps does God take in order to prepare Cornelius for Peters visit?-        How did God prepare Peter to visit Cornelius?-        What evidence does Peter set forth in order to convince the…
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Mid-Acts View Discussion

APA (edition "APA 7"), Religion / Theology
There is a reasonable body of scripturally based literature that has been produced by adherents of the mid-Acts Dispensational view that you need to be familiar with and have access to in order to fully appreciate this theological position. By interacting with the available literature, you will have firsthand experience with the significant contributions that are both academic and devotional in nature.The two textbooks for this course are good sources.  Also included with this workshop is a supplemental list of dispensational literature from a mid-Acts viewpoint.  The common thread in all these works is the belief that the Body of Christ was an unprophesied entity and had its beginning with the raising up of Paul to take the message to the Gentile world. All people are invited to become a…
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Christianity

Religion / Theology, Undergraduate
Youve probably heard of racism described as Americas Original Sin. Now you also know that original sin is a specifically theological term (look again, if you need to, at Article 2 of the Augsburg Confession). For this assignment, read the statement linked below and assess it. To whom is it addressed? What does it seek to accomplish? Do you find it effective in that? You may praise the statement, critique it, or identify strengths and weaknesses, but the objective of this assignment is to practice reading texts as they are intended by the author. This requires special attention to detail and careful re-reading, to be sure that you have understood. Use this article: https://blogs.lcms.org/2020/statement-on-the-death-of-george-floyd-and-the-ensuing-riots/
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Theology: Gospel of Matthew

Religion / Theology, Undergraduate
we use this book: Mueller, J.J., S.J., ed. Theological Foundations: Concepts and Methods for  Understanding Christian Faith. Winona, MN: Anselm Academic, 2011.But you can Answer the questions below from Gospel of Matthew chapters 21-25.What about Jesus in this section of the Gospel attracts, inspires, or interests the other characters in the Gospel?What about Jesus in this section of the Gospel might potentially attract, inspire, or interest people today?How do different groups of people react when Jesus enters the Temple and clears out the money-changers and merchants?What is going on in the story about paying taxes to the emperor? Why do Jesus enemies ask him this question?
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