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  • The Relevance of the Liberal, Neo-orthodox, and Evangelical Views

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    liberalism, Neo-orthodoxy, and Evangelical views. These views in particular had great influence over how individuals applied biblical scripture to their everyday life. The Issues The nature and authority of scripture in reference to the Liberals continued into influence Christianity into the contemporary world (Lane, 2006). According to Lane (2006), " Liberals are prepared to sacrifice many elements of traditional Christian orthodoxy in their search for contemporary relevance" (p. 237). Liberals wanted

  • Informative - Comparisons Of The First And Second Great Awakenings

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    use political factions to great effect upon society's mentality. Although most view the First Great Awakening as the ‘first' and ‘greatest' religious, social, and political influence to American society, the second Great Awakening can be considered far more influential in its religious, social, and political aspects of influence. Even though the First and Second Great Awakenings focused its attention on other matters of life later on, religion was the theme upon which they were built. The First Great

  • Love Story

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    I was born into a non-Christian family. We thought we were Christians, because we used to go to church on Sundays. But we didn't know about the Bible verse that says we must be “born again” if we ever want to see the kingdom of God (John 3:3). Even if we'd heard it, we never stopped to think about how we could get “born again”. I got a job in a music store. Christine was a sales clerk there. She was one of the sweetest, most honest people I had come across up to that time. And she was open about

  • The Nature of the Kingdom as it is Presented in Luke's Gospel

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    kingdom for all people united as one. Jewish leaders of the day took this teaching as an insult to the Jewish nation as they had been waiting centuries to be set free and yet they didn't get their earthly response. However one agreement between Christians and Jews alike, is that they still await the Judgement Day in earnest and the coming of Christ in order to consummate the kingdom.

  • The Main Features of a Place of Christian Worship

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    The Main Features of a Place of Christian Worship There are many different styles of church building. Some are highly decorated and dominate the landscape. Others are plain, undecorated and simple. The style of church building usually reflects the way in which each denomination chooses to worship. Anglican churches are often built in the shape of a cross, this is called a cruciform. It is a symbol of Christian belief. The central part of the cross shape is known as the nave. Anglican

  • Saint Augustine

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    main figure in the development of orthodox Christian doctrine during the early Christian Church. Augustine was born in Northern Africa in AD 354. His father was a pagan and his mother a Christian. Though his parents were not extremely well to do, they had enough money to allow Augustine to obtain an education in the liberal arts. This education will eventually affect how he sees Christianity, especially concerning the use of neo-Platonic ideas in Christian theology. Augustine converted to orthodox

  • The Importance of The Doctrine of The Incarnation

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    was not of the same substance as the father and that he was created “... ... middle of paper ... ...Bible Institute Colportage Ass'n., 1934. Gore, Charles. The Incarnation of the Son of God. London: J. Murray, 1891. Kelly, J. N. D.. Early Christian Doctrines. New York: Harper, 1960. Lawson, Penelope. The Incarnation of the Word of God, being the Treatise of St. Athanasius, De Incartione Verbi Dei; New York: Macmillan, 1946. Print. Nicene and post-Nicene fathers: The Seven Ecumenical Councils

  • Understanding the International Church of Christ

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    International Church of Christ churches to pray for those people and their sins (Longhenry). Similarly to prayer buddies, discipleships are pretty much what the International Church of Christ is known for; without having a discipleship, one is not a true Christian (CARM). In this process of discipleship, an older member of the church is paired up with a newer member in order to oversee their lives and help mentor them onto the right path for salvation (Who Are We?). The discipler (older member who is the mentor)

  • Fashion Creations of Christian Lacroix

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    “For me, elegance is not to pass unnoticed but to get to the very soul of what one is.” –Christian Lacroix The creations of fashion designer, Christian Lacroix, are the epitome of the perfect spontaneous combinations of what he truly embodies. Inspiration for these comes from his southern France roots, his passion for the Provence traditions and customs, and his continuing fascination with the history of clothing. Lacroix’s artfully unexpected mixtures express a new form of luxury, simultaneously

  • The Method Of Parable Interpretation In The Parables Of Jesus

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    N.T Wright (2008) stated that “When we read the scriptures as Christians, we read it precisely as people of the new covenant and of the new creation” (p.281). In this statement, the author reveals a paradigm of scriptural interpretation that exists for him as a Christian, theologian, and profession and Bishop. When one surveys the entirety of modern Christendom, one finds a variety of methods and perspectives on biblical interpretation, and indeed on the how one defines the meaning in the parables