Bible Study

  • Study the Bible!

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    Study the bible! : The Use of Bible Allusions in Literature Biblical references are a technique used in literature by authors to alter readers perceptions. The readers beliefs are challenged by using biblical references in literature. In “The Gospel According to Mark” by Jorge Luis Borges, Borges uses many biblical references to give readers a different view of the main character. With the biblical references being used in “The Gospel According to Mark”, readers are able to portray the main character

  • Bible Study

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    or was sustained outside of Himself is commonly categorizing. For one to say or think that God comes from somewhere is to confine our Creator to their realm of reality and/or the reality of what the unregenerate mind of man can conceive. *The Bible states that “God is not a man”. This also indicates that His thoughts are not like the thoughts of man. One must realize that God would never restrict nor confine Himself to think on the level of man. If man is to understand who God is, he must

  • The Study Of The Bible

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    The Bible contributed a number of sayings and terms to the English language, once it had been translated from Latin, so that more people could understand it. Despite today’s increasingly secular society, many of these contributions have stuck with us and are still used, though some are misquoted or have had their origins obscured. Though there are many, I’ve chosen a few that are more common, and a few that are some of my favourites, to make up just 10: 1. A leopard cannot change its spots. The

  • Multimedia Bible Studies

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    Radio The medium of radio began with a focus on education, but later shifted to more of an entertainment focus, which is a situation that multimedia Bible studies can learn from. By the 1930s, most families had a radio in their home, which connected faith to current events and others outside their community because information could be shared in many places over a short amount of time (Legg, 2012). This again stresses the importance of forming a community of believers. Radio was beneficial at first

  • Bible Study Overview

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    a short term thought stored in your mind, but instead it should be a permanent resource of revealing truth stored both in your spirit and long term memory. During the reading of this material or this study; it is important that you keep your Bible nearby. This will help make this study of the Word of God more comprehensible, further enlightening your mind as you follow along in the Holy Scriptures. The teachings contained within will reveal many profound truths regarding “dying the death”

  • A Study: The Poisonwood Bible

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    Kristy Huynh January 7, 2014 Period 2 The Poisonwood Bible Independent Study 1. Choose a passage that contains striking imagery. Analyze the passage and explain the effect on the work as a whole. “Clearing a rain forest to plant annuals is like stripping an animal first of its fur, then its skin. The land howls. Annual crops fly on a wing and a prayer. And even if you manage to get a harvest, why, you need roads to take it out! Take one trip overland here and you'll know forever that a road in

  • Bible Study in Public Education

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    It has long been debated whether teaching the Bible in public education would improve our educational system or just help the Christians enlist more members into their religion. Since 1962, the Supreme Court has continued to uphold the ban on all religious practices in public education, including teaching the Bible in classrooms. There are some who believe that this removal of a moral education has lead to a deterioration of the behavior among our students, while others use the protection of the

  • The Stoty of Jonah: Bible Study

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    Israel, but Jonah travels to an enemies land as one of the first missionaries for God. The reasons for for these differences could be twofold. Firstly, Jonah’s narrative story helps readers connect, and follow along with the story. Some argue the bible is a narrative, and designed for us to find the authors intend of what’s being spoken. The book of Jonah seems to be indicative of this, and the storyline of it allows us to better understand what God wants to communicate. Secondly, the fact that God

  • Introduction To Bible Study Essay

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    Lauren Hurst Professor Larson BIBL 105 – Introduction to Bible Study 19 December 2013 1 Timothy 2:8-15 “In every place of worship, I want men to pray with holy hands lifted up to God, free from anger and controversy. And I want women to be modest in their appearance. They should wear decent and appropriate clothing and not draw attention to themselves by the way they fix their hair or by wearing gold or pearls or expensive clothes. For women who claim to be devoted to God should make themselves

  • Church And Bible Study Groups

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    I grew up going to church. To me, back then, that’s just what you did. I never felt comfortable in a church, nor did I understand anything in or about the Christian faith. I went to different churches and bible study groups. I’d go with my friends to their churches and I would sit there awkwardly. I never told anyone that it didn’t make sense to me because I thought I was stupid or I was betraying my religion. As I got older I discovered other religions and what they believed in. I learned that

  • Multimedia Bible Studies: Evaluation Criteria

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    Multimedia Bible Studies: Evaluation Criteria The LCMS today faces the challenge of educating people in a post-modern and fast-changing society, where God is often not a part of the equation. The dilemma that appears is whether to stick with traditional forms of education, or develop education that changes along with society. In today’s visual society, many churches are using more video and audio solutions (McAuliffe, 2002). On the other hand, Lutherans are very well known for their tendency to stick

  • The Insight into Revelations 1:9-20: Bible Study

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    To understand and interpret the Bible correctly, one must first have accepted the fact that he is a sinner and has ask Jesus into his heart as his own personal savior. The interpretation of the Bible is difficult and can be time consuming. A lack of time in studying the bible can lead to serious errors and faulty interpretations. For one to prevent this, attention to the principles involved in interpretation of the scriptures must be understood and followed. The first principle is hermeneutics

  • A New Way to Read and Study the Bible in Michael Joseph Brown's They Don’t Tell You: A Survivor’s Guide to Biblical Studies

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    Michael Joseph Brown, unveils new ways to read and examine the Bible in his book, titled “What They Don’t Tell You: A Survivor’s Guide to Biblical Studies”. Although quite technical, the guide, not book, really goes into depth on the process of studying the Bible and its documents. Brown has a new and refreshing way of giving the reader this information that is necessary in a small group, or for a Biblical scholar. This guide is not meant solely for the biblical scholar and talks in detail about

  • The Bible and Death Penalty

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    question that I am interested in for research is, “Does a person’s view of the Bible influence what they think about the death penalty for murderers.” I would like to see if a person’s view of the bible influence what they think of the death penalty. This is interesting to me because I am interested in the field of criminal justice and the death penalty is a huge topic to this day. There are many journals that talk about studies that were done on religion and views of the death penalty which have to do

  • Herm

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    HOW TO READ THE BIBLE FOR ALL IT’S WORTH Bibliography Entry Fee, G. D. & Stuart, D. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2003. Introduction How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth is a book that takes a comprehensive and detailed look at how to arrive at the most exact understanding of the original authors intent. In this book Dr. Gordon Fee and Dr. Douglas Stuart take a thorough examination of how to dissect the Bible to more fully understand the inerrancy

  • Test

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    I met Naomi in July of 2011. A Pastor of a random Bible study group that I attended decided to set us up. I met the Pastor, his wife and the Pastor’s children with a friend. All of us happened to be at the mall at the same time on previous Wednesdays. The Pastor invited my friend and I to attend the Bible study. The Pastor organized the Bible study that consisted mostly of single men and a few females. The meeting time was scheduled for each Wednesday night at 8:00 PM at a mall in Honolulu

  • Striving For Strength: How to be a Strong Christian

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    of conduct that is written in the Bible, and who are not easily influenced by the worldly thinking. There are also weak Christians who care more about what other humans think of them than God. All Christians strive to be a strong Christian, and to do so, they need to hear the gospel (H), think and meditate on what they have heard (T), examine or read the Bible daily (E), analyze or study the Bible (A), remember Bible verses (R), and most crucially, apply the Bible verses in real life, which makes

  • Rationale And Significance Of The Bible

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    Rationale and significance Due to the wide speed of the Christianity around the world, Bible deeply affects the western culture. There are many useful and up-to-date marriage thought and system in the Bible. In the fourth century, the Roman Emperor Constantin made Christianity as the state religion. From then on, Christianity spread throughout Europe and the Bible’s influence on people become deeper and deeper. Besides, Bible is the classic of Judaism; Christianity (including Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant)

  • Kay Arthur: Co-Founder of Precept Ministries International

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    International, an inspiring speaker, and has written over a hundred books and Bible studies. At the age of 80, Kay is still teaching and speaking at women’s conferences across the world. As I read Augustine’s “On Christian Doctrine”, I was reminded of a similar book written by Kay Arthur titled “Lord, Teach Me to Study the Bible in 28 Days”. I feel Kay Arthur does an exceptional job of coaching through an inductive study of Scripture. She asks the right questions to help you realize the answers for

  • The Bible and Understanding Scripture

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    The Bible and Understanding Scripture The Bible is God’s word to His people. Christians are taught to read and study the Bible daily. A new person in the body of Christ would understand reading and studying just as one reads a regular book or study material. Often Christians are not taught how to read and study, instead they internalize reading and studying as memorization of the Bible because most Christians can remember the word of God without a complete understanding of scripture. When Christians

  • How Old Is The Earth?

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    Sailhamer, John H. Old Testament History. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998. 96 pp. Introduction How old is the earth? What is the Bible’s historical timeline? Does the Bible contain only historical facts? Does the Bible contain any historical facts? Is there a reason Jews spoke Hebrew in the Old Testament era, yet some Jews spoke Greek in the New Testament era? These are the types of questions a reader may think through when reading John H. Sailhamer’s book Old Testament History. Graduating with a

  • Which Bible Translation?

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    “The Bible is a special revelation from God to man of truths concerning Himself, His purposes, His plans, His will, man and his sinful nature, and God’s redemptive plan for man.” This quote by Gene Nowlin in his book The Paraphrased Perversion of the Bible summarizes the composition of the Bible. Throughout life, Christians grasp tightly to these words of God in hopes to inherit the Kingdom of God one day. In order to do this, they must study the Bible closely and apply it to their lives daily.

  • Homosexuality Research Paper

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    being a legal act amongst Americans. Unlike Homosexuality, Christian bible studies across America have went from being a legal expression and gathering to illegal in the eyes of some states in America. Homosexuality is no longer considered deviant in America but has gone from a mental disorder to a normal functional behavior. Christianity on the other hand has gone from what American values were founded on to targeting bible studies throughout America making them illegal and deviant. Homosexuality

  • Translation And Interpretation Of The Bible Essay

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    The Translation and Interpretation of the Bible Through the translation process of the Bible people believe that the impact is inspirational, inerrant, and infallible, but over the years, translators have been translating the bible to fit the needs of the people or the religious denominations. “On one hand, in many instances, the Bible clearly reflects a patriarchal, male-dominant society. Elizabeth Stanton the publication of whose book, The Woman 's Bible, established her as the pioneer of feminist

  • The Three Paradigms of Biblical Studies

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    The academic study of the Hebrew Bible encompasses thousands of scholars from around the world. These scholars use various methods developed by other disciplines in order to study ancient texts along with other approaches that are distinctive to the biblical studies. Biblical scholars have recently divided the profession into three paradigms which are commonly referred to as the three worlds. Particularly, some scholars focus on the world within the text; others explore the world in front of the

  • Augustine Essay

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    Augustine’s On Christian Doctrine is an introduction to interpreting and clarifying the Bible. Throughout his book, Augustine reveals utmost rhetoric ability. The entire book is made up of four individual “books” or chapters. I’m going to focus on the first two books. Book One begins by discussing enjoyment, use, and interpretation, by relating numerous Christian principles to these ideas. Augustine begins with a discussion of steps in the interpretive process. He talked about the discovery of what

  • Revealed and Unrevealed Scriptures of the Bible

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    REVEALED AND UNREVEALED There are some simple distinctions in God’s Word that are important to understand in order to learn the Bible accurately. You can classify Scripture into two categories (revealed and unrevealed), based on whether or not a full explanation is given within the specific passage. The unrevealed Scriptures are: • The types and shadows of the Old Testament (Typology) Moses represented the Law and was never meant to enter into the Promised Land. Joshua represented Salvation

  • The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship

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    The Use of the Bible in Private and Congregational Worship The Bible is a key element in all services in the Christian faith and used for various reasons in the church. The Bible is viewed by Christians as the book of God, and God’s word to be followed by faithful Christians to live their life with help and guidance to be as God would want. Christians keep God in their hearts with regular praying and private worship. In congregational worship, which is a group of people

  • Analysis and Reflection of Square Peg: Why Wesleyans Aren't Fundamentalists

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    Square Peg: Why Wesleyans Aren't Fundamentalists, a book edited by Al Truesdale and published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, examines two significantly different ways of understanding the nature and role of the Bible that mark different parts of Christ’s church. The first is represented by fundamentalism; the second by Wesleyan theology. The goal of the book is to help persons in Wesleyan denominations clearly understand the differences between Wesleyan theology and fundamentalist theology

  • How Old Is The Earth?

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    How old is the earth? What is the Bible’s historical timeline? Does the Bible contain only historical facts? Does the Bible contain any historical facts? Is there a reason Jews spoke Hebrew in the Old Testament era, yet some Jews spoke Greek in the New Testament era? These are the types of questions a reader may think through when reading John H. Sailhamer’s book Old Testament History. Graduating with a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, as well an M.A. and Ph.D. from University of California

  • My Favorite Hobby At The Bible

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    My favorite hobby to is study the Bible Do you know that the female image of God is testified in the Bible? The Bible is sacred books that tell us who the true almighty creator God is. The only religion that read the Bible the most are the Christians who called themselves disciples of Jesus Christ. The only way for us to know the true God is through the Bible. I feel so happy whenever I read the Bible. We cannot see God with our physical eyes, but by faith in Him. The Bible testified that there is

  • How Old Is The Earth?

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    Introduction How old is the earth? What is the Bible’s historical timeline? Does the Bible contain only historical facts? Does the Bible contain any historical facts? Is there a reason Jews spoke Hebrew in the Old Testament era, yet some Jews spoke Greek in the New Testament era? These are the types of questions a reader may think through when reading John H. Sailhamer’s book Old Testament History. Graduating with a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D. from University

  • William Foxwell Albright's Life and Accomplishments

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    his contributions to the archaeological historicity of the Bible. “More than any other scholar Albright’s astounding corpus of books, articles, and public lectures defined a new relationship between archaeology and Biblical studies.” Professor Albright “introduced critical assessment of the historical context of scripture, instead of merely teaching it as Gospel, and his work helped establish the Bible’s value in historical studies.” Rachel Hallote wrote of Albright by stating, “It is

  • Breaking Down the Methods of Biblical Hermeneutics

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    There are many ways to study the bible and biblical hermeneutics is one way but even this gets broken down into different styles of studying. There is the most consistent use of the method of Bible study known as the Historical-Grammatical-Lexical Method, but there are so many more. Some are the Allegorical method, hermeneutics of the reformation era, hermeneutics of the early church fathers, post-reformation protestant hermeneutics and sociological hermeneutics. There are many more but these are

  • A Treasure From Judges By Dr. Rod Mattoon

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    along with the bible text as well as an illustration index at the back. Each study in the book has an interesting, easy to understand word studies from the Greek and Hebrew language. These studies help bring out truth and insight from the scripture. Treasures from Judges contains topical and character trait studies that pertain to each passage along with a subject index to help with finding information quickly. This book is an excellent resource to students, educators, preachers, and bible enthusiasts

  • Questions About The Faith Of Tomorrow

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    faith? Bible Study? Prayer/meditation? Consulting leaders of the church? The writer nourishes faith by holding on to the word of God that gives hope in all situations. A person should realize to keep in mind the need of God, without the help of God we cannot even breathe the air given of the universe. The Bible says in Acts 17:28, "for in Him we live and move and exist." The writer nourishes faith by relying on God 's infinite power, and putting trust in God. The writer nurture the Bible study

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    defines the definition what it is which is that Systematic theology is any study that answers the question, “What does the whole bible teach us today?” about any topic. Wayne defines how one should the applications of systematic theology which is one should study systematic theology in order that one grow, have a basic summary of Christian doctrine, and that one should not study doctrine for doctrines sake but should study theology in order to bring about spiritual growth and to grow and plant

  • The Bible For All Its Worth By Gordon Fee And Douglas Stuart

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    righteousness.” This verse reminds readers that the Bible is its own best teacher and is beneficial to all that read it. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart, addresses the issue of understanding the Bible. Originally published in 1981 and is now in its fourth edition, the book emphasizes the truth that the Bible is meant to be read by everyone. The books purpose is to assist the reader in becoming a better interpreter of the Bible. The book states “that the aim of good interpretation


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    WHY WE SHOULD STUDY THE BOOK OF REVELATION The book of Revelation is one the most unread, unstudied, most misunderstood, and most twisted out of context, books of the Bible. So why is it one the most unread book? The main reason seems to stem from fear of the book. This fear is driven from the idea that the book is one which cannot be understood. That it is a book written in code that cannot be decoded. When you add to these issues a lack of God’s knowledge, you come up with someone who is not

  • Abandonment of Religiosity: A Glance at Jewish Law and Law Study from Moses to Karo

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    but in time they became obsolete which forced them to intervene and change the laws to better suit their society. Rabbinic judaism evolved as the philosopher king of interpreting the Hebrew Bible. These interpretations formed the Talmud. Although the interpretations were much like opinions on what the Bible said, they became universally accepted as law. Rabbi’s argued for centuries over which interpretation was better. A few notable Rabbis emerged like Rabbi Maimonides and Rabbi Joseph Karo. With

  • My Observation At The University Of Arizona

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    it mainly responsible for the total activity, like “sung Bible”, eating dinner. The other rooms mainly responsible for study the Bible. Because different people has different level of studied the bible, so according the level of studying, people has different rooms. The living room is biggest room, the room holds a piano, one big table and a gaming table. Because the most people in there are student, so they can play board game after study. There have a Chinese handwriting on the wall, I think the

  • Life Of The Mountain Township Of Dundas County

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    household and seen in connection with private and group bible study as well as practicing Methodist beliefs. The main portion of this paper will cover the differences in religious behaviour as divided by marital status and gender. Unmarried women such as Tory were heavily involved in Sunday school, church services, and religious societies. Married couples were less likely to participate in the extra activities of church such as Sunday school and bible study. Women played an important role in increasing the

  • The Study of Anthropology and the Humanities

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    The humanities are a broad multidisciplinary field of study where its disciplines aren’t in just one department. Therefore, studying the humanities correlates to the study of anthropology. Simply put, anthropology is the study of humanity and the origins of human beings. Learning about the humanities can help those studying anthropology because the humanities looks into understanding and exploring the human condition. There is an idea of culture that is used to describe what humans do. Anthropology

  • Is Doubt the Key to Knowledge?

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    the current understanding, leaving human kind stuck in an age of primitive treatment and technology. The accuracy of history is weakened by time, perception, and memory. The Bible, for example, is particularly prone to such weaknesses. Millions of people accept it as fact despite its many fallacies. The events in the Bible are considered to be part of history. Yet such events were written about many years after they actually occurred. For example, Jesus is thought to have died in 33 A.D. This date

  • The Bible And The Holy Bible

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    is the best-selling book with over 5 billion copies sold, is the Holy Bible. The Holy Bible is the book used in the Christian faith, known as the “Word of God” to many believers. This book, the Holy Bible, has crossed the line from an object to a thing, in my life. The Bible provides me with comfort, the guidance I need in my everyday life, and connects me to God. Without the Bible, my life would never be the same. The Bible tells stories of people who have gone through hardships, that are relatable

  • The Use of the Bible by Christians

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    The Use of the Bible by Christians The sacred book in Christianity is namely the Bible. It is used in both public worship and also one uses the Bible to worship alone such as personal devotions. The Bible is used in public worship in numerous ways. In a number of Nonconformist churches the Bible is brought into the church and placed on the lectern at the front of the church to signify that the service will commence. Often the congregation will rise from their seats in

  • Comparisons in Renaissance Literature

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    parallel structure. Parallel structure is used to show similar meaning amongst parts with similar structure. Authors like Sir Francis Bacon and the writers of the King James Bible both use this technique in their pieces. This is seen when Sir Francis Bacon discusses the various uses of studying in his essay “Of Studies”. Bacon writes, “Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring; for ornament, is in discourse; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business” (Bacon

  • The Hermeneutic Seminar By Dr. Brent Largent

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    interpreting biblical text, it is not acceptable to deviate, nor embellish the text. God’s word is God’s word and we are beholden to that word He also explained that this seminar was not going to be comprehensive, but only an initial excursion to deeper studies in Hermeneutics. The object of hermeneutics, he says, is to discover God’s original words and his hope is that from this seminar, participants will get some ideas on how to maintain a close and infallible relationship with God’s word. In summarizing

  • Jaques Ellul: An Influencial Philosopher

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    of the organization will no longer be felt by him” (Ellul, p.xviii). As I apply Ellul’s “Propaganda” to my case study of Kay Arthur, I found a bible study titled “Living with Integrity in a Hostile Culture.” This study analyzes and dissects the book of Titus. Paul’s letter to Titus is all about righteous leadership and exactly how you can live a godly life in a lost world. The Bible says in Titus 2:11-12, “For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say

  • How Not To Write About The Value Of My Most Valued Purchase

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    this essay the term value will be discussed further in the terms of business and how it relates to my most valued purchase; The Bible. Hollbrook (1999) elaborates on value stating it is more than the worth of the object but includes the experiences of the purchaser such as ‘effect (pleasing versus displeasing)...opinion (pros versus cons).’ When purchasing the Bible there were several motivations in relation to value that I can now identify by looking at my choice objectively. Initially I will