Theology is a broad spectrum, with many different views. Some include, Proper, Epistemology, Metaphysics and philanthropists. These are just a few of the mainstream studies of today. Each topic is very different in its own way, some are religious and some are scientific theories. Everyone has their own spin in their world view. World views should not be based off assumption and belief but trusting in God, along with using the bible as a main source. Proper Theology looks at the different aspects of God, one major thing is proof of his existence. I see in lots of people looking for answers asking the question “is God real?”. I believe he is but others maybe not so much. I rely on faith when others rely on science to prove existence. …show more content…
There is only way everything came to be and that is through God. God created everything in six literal days. Now Metaphysics do not agree with this, they think science is the answer to everything. Their goal is to locate the unknown, what actually is out there and what its like, how it works. This is great, except that there is a book that explains all of that. There is no reason for looking when the answers are in the bible. God’s time is never ending, our time is. He could have taken as long as he wanted because he literally has all the time in the world. Except He chose to create it in six literal days. At the end of each day the bible says it was night then morning and he started again. It especially says that, to show that it is our time of day and night. Metaphysics would argue to prove it with science. I would respond, there is nothing to prove look around at the trees, animals and mountains. That is proof enough, things that have a purpose cannot be made by chance but someone else who has a purpose. The thinking of Thomas Aquinas is just that, as I stated earlier. There are things that science cannot prove but are true and this is one of those. Metaphysics says that faith and believing in something is weak and wrong. I say that it takes more faith and belief to back up this theory. It is so far gone that you have to really to believe that chance is the truth. That by chance and science we were …show more content…
Studies done in this particular field have to do with the past and present, taking from the biological and psychological sciences. This can also be related to finding social patterns and how they intertwine with society. How race, sexuality and even just a city are different. No one person is the same, this makes the cities different because there are different people. So Anthropology is what we study to find patterns and can have whatever believe system you want including christianity which Anthropology can support with the correct mindset. Now the what anthropologist do is tackle big world problems such as disease and try figure out the how it is happening. The bible clearly states that we live in a corrupt fallen world and the result is because of sin. Sin is the real cause of pain and suffering. God sent his son to die for us so that we may have a relationship with him and to live forever in his kingdom. God gave us a job to do while on earth and that is to go and make disciple baptizing in the name of the trinity. We are to live as Christ did or die trying which would be gain. That is our purpose, to live for God while bringing the good news to lost. What is our purpose? We have been made in the image of God Himself. Does man actually have a destiny? Yes, our destiny is to be with Jesus when he destroys satan and to spend eternity in the new heaven and earth with Him. This will most
“Theology is not superior to the gospel. It exists to aid the preaching of salvation. Its business is to make the essential facts and principles of Christianity so simple and clear…that all who preach or teach the gospel…can draw on its stores and deliver a complete and unclouded Christian message. When the progress of humanity creates new tasks…or new problems…theology must connect these old fundamentals of our faith and make them Christian tasks and problems.” (WR 6)
To me theology seems like an historical word that we tend to use freely amongst ourselves without grasping the real meaning when used in conversations about the Bible, God, and our savior Jesus. Without faith you can’t obtain a belief, and if you can’t believe in God there isn’t a reason to have a Christian theology. Faith is a strong word when it comes to believing in the Lord, and it can lead you in a righteous path in one continues to believe in the teachings of the Bible. Others may have faith in another being of their religion. Look at the Islamic faith; they believe their God (Allah) to not have a son. In The Holy Bible, King James version Jesus says”unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me” (John 14: 6). There will be confusion on theology and faith throughout the future of our lives, but it’s what we discern in our religious beliefs that will determine our walk in righteousness to be with our heavenly Father. So as we grew up as
God is not real and does not exist. There many reasons why god cannot exist. Many people believe that God does exist but those are just beliefs, there is no real evidence that God exists. People try to prove that god exists with the Bible; however we don’t now that the bible is the truth. In many ways, people believe that God is a person, but science has proven that there is a particle that must’ve created everything. This particle is known as the God particle. Although science has proven that some form of God created everything, the Christian churches and Muslim religion refuse to accept this as fact.
In the dialogue between Barth and Tillich, Barth was more persuasive. The view of Karl Barth that God is revealed in Jesus Christ is more persuasive because that is what is written in the canonical scriptures. He says that theology is the study of god and it is not possible
Anthropology is the study of humans through the ages. It aims to understand different cultures and practices that have existed from the origins of mankind as well. It differs from sociology in that it takes into account humans and cultures that no longer exist.
... God and how He is related to us – how powerful He is to make everything in this world works; how He made everything almost perfect for us. I have also learned that believing He exist, makes me understand more about His existence, just like what St. Anselm said. I believe that believing He exists, is what makes Him exist. For me, Yes, God really exist.
Throughout history there has always been discussions and theories as to how the universe came to be. Where did it come from? How did it happen? Was it through God that the universe was made? These philosophies have been discussed and rejected and new theories have been created. I will discuss three theories from our studies, Kalam’s Cosmological Argument, Aquinas’s Design Argument, and Paley’s Design Argument. In this article, I will discuss the arguments and what these arguments state as their belief. A common belief from these three theories is that the universe is not infinite, meaning that the universe was created and has a beginning date. Each believe that there was a God, deity, or master creator that created the universe for a reason. They also believe that
The doctrine of the Trinity, as seen in the Christian bible, is primary to the Christian faith. The word “Trinity” does not actually appear in the bible; it is a theological label meant to summarize certain teachings of certain passages of scripture, and is crucial to properly understand what God is like, how He relates to us, and how we relate to Him. It may also raise many difficult questions including what does it mean that God is a Trinity? While it is difficult for us to fully understand everything about the trinity, it is quite possible to answer questions like this one and come to a solid grasp of what it means for God to be three in one.
Divine Will is known as God’s will. Masha Allah is an Arabic phrase, that in translation means ‘god has willed it’. The phrase gives meaning to Arabic speaking Christian’s and Muslim’s, who use the word Masha Allah out of happiness and praise. The term God’s will, has been carried on throughout many different religions. Divine Command Theory is the meta-ethical theory that creates a foundation for philosophers as well as religions; it proposes that what is considered morally right or wrong is solely based on if God commands it. In this paper I am going to provide supporting facts and information of why we should not act morally solely based on God’s will.
Early Christians justified their dependence on faith in different ways. Some embraced fideism and favored faith even without or over reason. Others engaged and melded their new traditions with older ones. Thomas Aquinas describes and responds to several challenges of Christianity. Aquinas asserts that the study of God as revealed in Christianity, which he calls Sacred Doctrine, is a science which begins with divine revelations as axioms and uses human reason to build a meaningful body of information concerning who God is and how humans should behave.
Theology is the “study of God” and his revelation of himself in his Word (Syllabus. 2016. p. 8). It is the student’s attempt to “understand the God revealed in the Bible and to provide a Christian understanding of reality” (Erickson. 2013. p. 3). M3 Biblical Theology allows a student to begin the process of developing the means and methods to conduct such a study.
One of the fundamental questions we ask ourselves is how we got here on earth. Who were the first human beings on this planet? While some believe we originated from the apes, or perhaps the big bang theory, I believe in a book; to be more specific, the Holy Bible. Being Christian, I grew up with the same idea of where we came from in my little head. And although some might think it is ludicrous, the Bible, Jesus, and God seem to think so otherwise. God created the universe, and the organisms that inhabit our very earth. As the bible says, “The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, th...
What is religion? Well according the Dictionary it is “a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a super human agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and often containing a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs.” But to a person who practices a religion it is much more than this definition, it is a way of life. Well then what about Atheists? What do they believe? Well many of them believe in this definition, in-fact most do. But do any believe that even though they don't believe in religion themselves, does it serve a bigger picture other than what the definition says. Yes! Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Karl Marx all have theories on why religion is more than just god’s and rituals.