The descent of God reiterates the theology of evolution in which Jesus postulates himself as a slave and not as God. Hence this makes the theology of nature and the essence of the entirety of [...]
According to him, medieval theologians were not honest in their speeches and discourses, as they did not lead the people in the very right ways of the Christ, but in their own ways of thinking [...]
Judaism is an ethical monotheistic religion and the relation of Abraham to this definition will be explained. This paper has discussed why Judaism is a monotheistic religion and also explained the misconceptions.
Rauschenbusch was a Christian Theologian who saw the purpose of Christianity in spreading the Kingdom of God on Earth and who believed that religion should be concerned with both the believers' spiritual and material well-being; [...]
This essay will focus on the elements of rituals that are performed when Muslim faithful make their pilgrimage to Mecca and the rituals that take place when God appears to Elijah in the mount of [...]
In the case of this study, ultimate reality is defined within the religious connotations which describe it as a thought of achieving harmony in the Devine.
Aquinas asserts that true faith should believe in what has been revealed by God The agreement that characterizes faith is being wholehearted and not timid. Through revelation one accepts the propositions in faith that God [...]
The need to spread the work of God, helping the poor in the society, healing and comforting the sick has led to the creation of the ministry.
The book of acts was written by Apostle Paul with the greater intention s of creating a realistic understanding of the word of God and the promises he made as it was portrayed through the [...]
Dembski's argument and the theory of Intelligent Design is a modern form of argument that is directed towards the establishment of the idea that there is the existence of God or a similar Supreme Being.
Theodicy is the argument in theology that tries to support the justice and the goodness of God in the present face of evil.
The basis of the doctrine of justification by faith is the doctrine of grace as undeserved favor of God to fallen humanity.
Biology is relegated to the backseat and the role of women in procreation is rubbished by these myths. In some communities, the status of a man is equal to that of a god or a [...]
It evolved immediately after the American Revolution after a forced break from the Church of England due to the penalty of disloyalty as the clergy of the Church of England were obliged to swear their [...]
The prophets of the Bible pointed out, and as what the Jews also believed, the destruction of Jerusalem, the Temple in particular, and the places surrounding it was the foretold end of the world.
In this verse, Paul urges the believers to emulate the example of Jesus Christ by being of a humble nature and obedient.
The following are some of the things that Jesus was accused of for which I am going to defend him. He was accused of being Christ the Son of God Luke 23:1-3.
We may perceive him as the authoritative son of God, the vindicated son of God, and even the misunderstood son of God.
His importance is attached to the fact that he was the god of the Nile. This god was important to the civilization of the Egyptians in the sense that he symbolized the integration of the [...]
As the word suggests the word Christian is derived from the name Christ, meaning that a Christian is "Christ-like," and anything else than this is not true Christianity.
Comparing the teachings of Jesus and the teachings of Paul as presented in different books of the bible, this paper asserts that Paul not only knew of the person of Jesus but was also adequately [...]
Thesis: Though the fall of Satan has been narrated and interpreted in multiple ways, the underlying theme is that Satan is an angel who falls as a result of his envy, pride, and arrogance and [...]
Jesus Christ was sent to the Earth to save people's souls, and give the way to the kingdom of God. Due to this, it is significant to be conscious of the matter and some of [...]
The afterlife, or the resurrection, is the purpose of most religions. This is the question we ask when we talk of the afterlife and the resurrection.
He was the Christ and it was proved by His resurrection, His rising from the world of the dead. The meaning of His death was the combination of morality and sacrifice; it meant the forgiveness [...]
Birth and death are part of everybody's life: birth is the beginning of living, and death is the end of it.
The first or the primary stage of religious evolution is the Mana or Fetishism which is the most prehistoric stage of not only religion but the entire human race.
In today's world, much preference is given to individual relationships with the Lord, while both Old and New testaments pinpoint the importance of communion in the course of the Christian journey.
Based on the doctrines that are presented by the modern church community, the understanding of the mysteries of faith comes through studying the science of God and the ideas that are considered in the Scripture.
God's forgiveness to people is one of the key themes in the Old Testament, and it is central to the New Testament.
The appearance of Jesus Christ, his crucifixion, and death are the key events for the Christian religion, while Judaism is based on the Mosaic Law that contains ten commandments.
These religions have fundamental differences in their approach to Allah, to the destiny of man, and the position of man in the world, to the sin, good, and evil, to the Judgment day and the [...]
One of the most memorable descriptions of God by Jesus, as seen in the film, is that according to Christ, God's ways are counterintuitive and one may never cease to experience the sensation of humility [...]
In the structured essay below, you will be asked to compare and contrast reform in the Catholic church prior to the Reformation with that of Luther and Zwingli. Be sure to provide two sets that [...]
The paper explains the conversion of Paul from Saul and his new life as a convert and witness of Christ, the oppositions he encountered, his response to them, and lessons that learned from the same.
Through the latter, the Orthodox believes that the fundamental purpose of the church is to glorify, bless, and praise the Holy trinity constituting the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
In his book 'Major Themes of the Quran', Rahman seeks to explain the teachings provided in the Quran. She is of the opinion that God is close to man.
The cause of this violence, according to Jainism, is greed and so for a person to attain the ultimate goal, which is bliss or liberation from karma.
The three major teachings from Martin Luther regarding reforming the church include the fact that faith in God's gift of forgiveness is very essential and is the only way through which individuals could win salvation [...]
To the Galatians; Paul explained the works of faith. The letters of Paul to the Galatians, Thessalonians, and Philippians are relevant today.
For the 21st century church, it is especially important to identify itself in the context of exile that is a resource of renovation, as stated by Beach.
In this paper, the interpretation of Christ's sufferings and the understanding of a human being from the ideas offered by Julian of Norwich will be discussed to explain the power of human suffering and the [...]
Additionally, the paper will discuss secular theology and the relation it has with the philosophy of Bonhoeffer. Finally, the paper will discuss the validity of the views on God as presented in process theology and [...]
The conversion would lead to the liberation of the political and socio-economic point of view from exploitation and oppression of the poor.
In the context of theology and religion, there are three classes of concepts that are used as a foundation for understanding the nature of religious culture or tradition.
It was established that the meanings of the second-order were to be found in Qur'an. In contrast with the Ash'arites, the Mu'tazilites refused to approach the verses of the Qur'an in a literal manner.
The book, The King Jesus Gospel: The Original Good News Revisited, Scot McKnight argues that evangelicalism in the modern world concentrates on personal salvation while it diminishes the essence of Gospel as the center of [...]
Suffering is usually perceived as a negative experience since it is commonly believed that it is a punishment for the sinner.
The topic of the book is spiritual and religious; it is the continuation of previous works of the author on the exploration of the powers that guide human lives, and the way they may provide [...]
The most critical aspect in which this state deviates from the former two is that a poor person perfectly understands the necessity to abide with God and, simultaneously, the debilitating effect of poverty.
As we live in today's materialistic world it is important for the elect to stay focused on Jesus Christ and obey His commands.
This paper tries to answer the question in relation to the life of the newly baptized Apostle Paul. The Apostle Paul, the writer of thirteen of the twenty-seven books of the New Testament, had a [...]
In this paper, I will explore the appropriateness of the above-stated at length, while promoting the idea that the theological/philosophical postulates of Sufism do not account for the pathway towards grasping the true significance of [...]
The works of Paul have been criticized by a group of scholars who believe that they have massive contradiction from the works of other apostles, especially James, who was one of the disciples of Jesus.
In the context of missions work, the key phrase is the following: "And in you all the families of the Earth will be blessed".
The uniqueness of Zen is in rejecting the importance of doctrines and emphasizing the role of the spiritual growth of the person through the practice of meditation.
This paper will try to explore the relationship between theology and mythology in respect of Joseph Campbell. According to Campbell, in his article "The Power of Myth," mythology relates very closely to theology.
Mu'tazilah is an Islamic school founded by the Mu'tazilites who affirm that the ideal unity and everlasting nature of God makes possible for the creation of the Quran as it could not be co-everlasting with [...]
The phrase 'for us men and for our salvation' is in the first line of the Nicene Creed. The authors of the creed derived the phrase from the teachings in the New Testament.
The four are dukkha, the origin of dukkha, the cessation of dukkha, and the path to the cessation of suffering. He forsook the luxuries and other benefits associated with life in the palace to join [...]
According to the subsequent passages, "God will come to take the discreet slave". In Matthew, Jesus uses different stories and examples to inform the reader about God's second coming.
Moral evil, which is ultimately the cause of natural evil, can be traced to the beginning of creation when Adam and Eve defied God's explicit directive not to eat fruits from the tree at the [...]
It refers to the worship of other 'gods' apart from the heavenly God, who is the creator of the heavens and the earth.
The Scriptures tend to take up a most important part in God's dealing with human beings, and it is, therefore, not surprising to learn that more often than not, people have replaced the role of [...]
For instance, African Christology is a branch of Christology specific to African nations and their perceptions of the works and person of Christ and Christianity in general.
From the book of Genesis in the Old Testament, the first war is portrayed between two brothers. The chain of command and science of war was long overdue in the theological world.
The Catholic Encyclopedia notes that the aim of Lent is to make people ready for the celebration of the death and resurrection of Christ.
The term chronology can be used to describe the history of the Quran as the text. This is one of the points that should be considered by readers.
However, the problem is in the fact that Christians are often not aware of the role of Jesus in Islam, and Muslims often interpret the figure of Jesus in their religion in the most literal [...]
The right approach is to follow the above discernible norms for the best behavior. Every believer should use the scriptures and natural laws in order to lead a better life.
Evil is inconsistent with a belief in God because it invalidates the theological argument that God is omnipotent. The argument implies that God's omnipotence is limited, and therefore, He cannot eradicate evil.
The church declared the acts of slavery as infamy and conjured to discourage slavery since it was dishonored God and destroyed the lived of many people.
In expounding the role of religion in communal education, it is imperative to mention that the advantages of a consistent teaching program in the lessons attached to religion should be appreciated.
The theory's hypotheses are internally coherent, in consent with the Christianity religious tradition, and the world is revealed from the natural and moral evil facts, and scientific inquiry. Through this, God will bring back justice [...]
In his first preaching known to the Muslims, he insisted on the oneness of God the Creator and noted that humans are fully supposed to submit to His perfect will, as it is pleasing to [...]
In the second chapter of the book, Oswalt embarks on a mission to set the bible apart from myths by presenting different scholars' definition of the term and trying to find the definition that suits [...]
They object that God could not be portrayed as a human being due to the weakness of man, and therefore Jesus could not be God.
Apart from that, in this book, the author demonstrates that the traditions of the antiquity affected the practices and beliefs of early Christians.
However, Zhuang Zi argues that there is a point known as a privileged point of view and it is the most ideal for all observers to take.
One of the major characteristics of the OT prophets was their role as advocates of Mosaic covenant where prophets of Moses regime were to remain committed and possess forth faithfulness to protecting and implementing the [...]
This system of beliefs and practices is indispensible for the identity of a person and his or her sense of belonging to the group.
The Bible gives many cases of conflict between God and Satan and out of these there are those that Satan won and others where God won.
When reading through the work of Saint Paul, it can be seen that his style of writing/ delivery of certain aspects of religious introspection were somewhat "limited" in that he placed a greater degree of [...]
The view suggests that the blood and the body of Jesus Christ are symbolized by the elements present during the Lord's Supper.
In the book, "The Making of the Creeds", Young delves into the origins of the Apostles Creed and the Nicene Creed and helps to explain how they arose as a direct result of the early [...]
While focusing on Part IV "The Doctrine of the Word of God" and Part V "The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God" from John Frame's Systematic Theology, it is possible to note that these parts [...]
Chapters 1-12 from John Frame's Systematic Theology provide the background for understanding the idea of theology in general and systematic theology in particular and present the information on the basic definitions, the Biblical Story, and [...]
Thus, the main principles of Judaism are the belief in one God as a result of Abram's converting his people in monotheism and Israel's unique responsibility to God because Israel's nation is chosen by God.
What disturbs the readers most in the idea of the association between the Holy Spirit and the prayer is the manner in which Gordon describes the battle between the spirits during the praying period.
Through the principles, Coleman establishes the main objective of the ministry of Jesus Christ together with the strategy of realizing it. The next section presents the critique of the main ideas, especially the principles of [...]
In the next two chapters of the book, the author looks at the battle between the flesh and spirit, which is the third tool used by the enemy in spiritual warfare.
The Universal Nature of Water The nature and reliability of water by all living things in the world is another indicator a mysterious force that triggered the creation of the universe and everything that is [...]
The second aspects, which is portrayed in the definition, relates to the fact that God has allowed man the power of choice. In this case, it was noted that the aspect of dispensation date back [...]
One of the best ways to solve this problem is to approach it from the point of view of God's love for mankind.
The Buddha is in the Dhamma. The Dhamma is in the Buddha.
It relates to the termination of suffering and all that leads to suffering in human life. For instance, both Buddha and Confucius teach that in a bid to do away with human suffering and achieve [...]
To explain the character of the relations between the man and God, it is necessary to answer the question of God's mysteries and the nature of the human person with references to Lonergan, Loewe, and [...]
In the book of Matthew, the parable of the lost ship is presented in a fascinating context. In the book of Luke, the phrase 'losing one of them' is used meaning that the sheep dispersed [...]
Hence, the means of temptation and thinking has been vividly given to the audience of the writings. The Screwtape and Wormwood are not happy with how the girl tries to spread the love of God.
According to the book of genesis 1:28, after creating a man and a woman, God bestowed them with blessings and told them to "...be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and [...]
It relates to the author of integrity and the dishonest virtue that occurs where there is no faith in God even if the qualities of an individual are the best.
God expects man to live ethically and be just to other humans; this is the main characteristic expected by God in the social order.
The rule based approach is misleading in the understanding of the scriptures due to the fact that the context of the scriptures is ignored.
When given a chance to own and be the participants of the church, they feel accommodated and vital in the church since they have roles to play in the ministries proceedings.
The difference between spiritual gifts and the fruits of the Holy Spirit is that the former are given to edify the body of Christ and the later to edify an individual.
We must obey God and keep His word so that He can continue to be with us, and our future generations. God loves you and He will honour His covenant to you.
However, when the dirty and soiled cloth is immersed in the dye, the beauty of the colors is not represented well because of the uncleanness.
The theme of this paper is to establish the main religious themes in chapter eleven of the book of Bhagavad-Gita. The religious teaching in this article is that as believers we need to have faith [...]
There is the baptism of John meant for the Jews, Christian water baptism, the baptism of Jesus in suffering, the baptism of the holy spirit and the baptism of Jesus by fire.
The discrepancies might be determined by the fact that the Gospel of Mark was written before the Gospel of John; thus, the author might have experienced less impact of the social vision of God.
According to the book of Genesis in the bible, the Lord used dust from the land to create the first human beings, after creating all animal on land, sea and in the air.
The interaction of Muslims with the rest of the world is influenced by their understanding of the interpretations of the Qur'an.
In the Old Testament, we had Isaiah who prophesized the coming of the Son of God and in the New Testament we had John the Baptist who talked immensely about Jesus Christ and he was [...]
The studies have helped in the elimination of stereotypes against the followers of Hindu religion and encouraged Christian thinkers to reflect on the foundations of their religious beliefs through the motifs of Hindu.
In brief, the sin of one of the Israelites by the name of Achan led to a defeat of the Israelites by the men of Ai.
Despite the impressiveness of Buber's ideas and the fact that there is a doubtless intrigue in Buber's considerations, Heschel makes it clear that the obedience to God and following the postulates that the Bible gives [...]
In understanding the Jewish perspective on miracles, it is important to note that the Bible is full of miracles, which were performed to reveal the power of God, cutting across, from the Old Testament to [...]
Proponents of the theory of ransom claimed that the primary aspects of Christ's atonement was his ransoming of souls of the souls of human beings from the devil who was controlling them at the time [...]
These key points are the question of good works which is discussed in Chapter 3, the problem of understanding the Bible, and the issue of atheism discussed in the chapter about the connection of ethics [...]
Universal Values In Islam, there is emphasis on the community and when the religious people teach the people the law, they emphasize that Allah looks at the community and expects the society to be just.