Christian Perspective Essays

  • The Christian Perspective in An Essay on Man

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    The Christian Perspective in An Essay on Man Some might argue that Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Man" presents the viewpoint of a deist. Others might claim that the poem fails to exhibit Christian concepts of good and evil, especially since the poet concludes his first epistle with the seemingly unchristian claim that "whatever IS, is Right" (I. 1. 294).   Yet Pope's arguments actually reflect a traditional Christian perspective, which can be verified by comparing his poem with New Testament

  • The Christian Perspective on Capital Punishment and Rehabilitation

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    Abstract Christian’s hold three distinct perspectives on capital punishment, namely Rehabilitationism, Reconstructionism and Retributionism. Rehabilitationism is the view that death sentence should not be allowed for any crime; Reconstructionism holds that death penalty should be allowed for any serious crime; Retributionism recommends death sentence for some capital crimes. The last two positions share a somewhat similar view. This paper focuses on rehabilitationism. Proponents of this view comprise

  • Christian Worldview Perspective

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    Christian Worldview Perspective The Holy Bible speaks clearly that interaction is as much a problem of personality as it is an expertise. No one can control the mouth. It will talk out of what fills up the heart. Our conversation is not a fairly neutral territory; it is advised and formed by our personality. The art of hearing well and discussing in appropriate methods is not trained in the class room, but these unique abilities are nevertheless important to efficient management. Because we have

  • Orthodox Christian Perspectives on Death and Sickness

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    Viewing death and sickness in an Orthodox Christian perspective varies significantly from the world’s view of death and sickness. As Schmemann states, “The religious outlook considers disease rather than health to the “normal” state of man (101). Our ideas and beliefs about death and sickness have been altered and corrupted by the way society and “religion” has taught us to view them. To some, death is an inevitable part of human existence that will continue to occur and is simply to be accepted

  • Social Exchange Theory: Christian Perspectives On Forgiveness

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    The theories and perspectives explains about forgiveness has been a debate a few years ago. The differences religious on the perspective of forgiveness creates a better understanding on this topic where all religion encouraging forgiveness. In this world, there are varieties of religious that people believe. Then, the perspectives of forgiveness are different according to different religious. Christian views on forgiveness Roberto Assagioli’s famous forgiveness quote is ‘Without forgiveness, life

  • A Christian Perspective

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    Thread Four Re: Mentors Definition: “Organizational Management & Leadership A Christian Perspective” defines a mentor as “individuals that provide career guidance, advice, help with obstacles along the way and can explain off culture and politics or give insight into how to make a presentation to different managers within the organization.” Satterlee, A. (2013). Organizational Management & Leadership A Christian Perspective. (2nd ed.). Raleigh: Synergistics International Inc. Summary: Shreya Roy

  • Christianity

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    Christianity, Islam, and Judaism: Perspective on Fasting One of the longest established disciplines of the human body is that of fasting. Fasting is abstaining from food, drink, sleep or sex to focus on a period of spiritual growth(www.alinaam.org.za).Fasting has also been used in nearly every religion in the world, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Many of history's great spiritual leaders fasted for mental and spiritual clarity, including Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed. Fasting is an

  • Shusaku Endo's Silence

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    semester. As a predominantly Christian community, we find that the themes and dilemmas central to its plot land much closer to home for us than they would for many other schools: to non-Christians, the question of whether to deny (the Christian) God--for any reason--may not necessarily be such a personal one. Jesus' commandments to love God above all and one's neighbor as oneself do not find a parallel in all religions or cultures, nor does the seriousness with which Christians--specifically Catholics

  • St. Augustine’s Confessions and The Bhagavad Gita

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    of analyzing what gods are, are found in St. Augustine’s Confessions and The Bhagavad Gita. St. Augustine’s Confessions is written through the Christian perspective of religion. Christianity is founded on the idea that there is one God who oversees all actions. Though all actions are observed by a higher power, God instills in us a free will. As Christians we are free to make our own decisions whether right or wrong. In his Biography St Augustine expresses that he feels like a sinner. He struggles

  • Billy Budd Essay: Comparing Christ to Billy

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    Christliness" because he accepts "everything with animal insightlessness and the childlike faith of innocence" (216). Christ taught that to enter heaven, one must become like a little child (Matt. 18:2-3). Many have inferred from this that, from a Christian perspective, ... ... middle of paper ... ...W.H. Gilman, eds. The Letters of Herman Melville. New Haven: Yale UP, 1960. Online. Internet. 29 July 1998. Available HTTP: www.melville.org Howard, Leon. Herman Melville: A Biography. Berkley: U of California

  • Angel/Satan Relationship in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    of science, using the main character Victor as the god-figure. Unfortunately, Victor Frankenstein did not consider the effect his creation would have on the outside world and, more importantly, his internal self and his creation. From a Christian perspective there is only one creator that can successfully conceive life, and this is God. Obviously if God is not present in this creating process, and science has instigated the responsibility, the failure of the creation is inevitable. Science cannot

  • A Christian Perspective On Epistemology In The Bible

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    researchers. In a Christian perspective on Epistemology in the Bible, relates to the establishment of God’s model for human beings and His design for human life through salvation and through faith in life in basis

  • A Christian Perspective of Poverty and Wealth

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    world that God has blessed with abundance, enough to allow every living soul on earth have a descent and comfortable life. This is the problem this essay endeavors to address. Why is there poverty, suffering and hunger in a bountiful world? Do Christians have any responsibility in the face of such a situation in our world? What role or approach should Ch... ... middle of paper ... ...ally and spiritually. This therefore calls for an integrated and practical approach in teaching our students

  • Discipline and Children: A Christian Perspective

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    Discipline or Violence “Train-up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6 (ESV-Bible, 2001) Without doubt, many who are parents today they never had the proper instruction on how to discipline their children, and this is because they were disciplined the wrong way, since much of the discipline that they received was applied many times by neglect and even the physical abuse, and giving this as a result that they want to apply what they received

  • Servant Leadership From a Christian Perspective

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    look at the general definition of leadership and how each individual can theoretically determine what that is for their lives. In addition, from a Christian Worldview perspective what attributes in which the Scripture provides on servitude can be applicable and relevant to becoming a successful leader. WHAT IS SERVANT LEADERSHIP FROM A CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE? What is a Servant Leader? Many h... ... middle of paper ... ...d for every task they accomplish, or even liked at that matter. The ultimate

  • Nature Vs. Nurture: A Christian Perspective

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    Nature versus Nurture Nature versus nurture refers to the debate of whether behaviors are learned behaviors from one’s environment or by their genetics. The nature component is that of genetics. Scientists and Christians have long debated how one learns behaviors and likes or dislikes. This debate is one of the oldest in history according to Eric Lee 1. Many scientists have completed studies to determine which characterizes come from nature or nurture. “Meyers states that, “There are few things

  • Stem Cell Research: A Christian Perspective

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    cells are geared towards saving humanity; a noble course. In a recent article, “Destructive Embryonic Stem Cell Research”, Father Mark Hodges, the Antiochian Orthodox Christian argues that human lif... ... middle of paper ... ...chers form part of the Christian community and they have an in-depth understanding of the Christian teachings, yet are making effort to prolong life. The view of stem cells as a way of keeping life is the drive. More laboratories should be implemented to provide a stage

  • Harry Potter Through a Christian Perspective

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    written by J. K. Rowling are constantly in debate among Christians whether Harry Potter is preaching sorcery and paganism or that the books have a spiritual meaning deeper than most care to look at. It is easy to look through the books and find sources of witchcraft but one could say the same for sources of the gospel. Author, J.K. Rowland has stated that her own Christian faith has in fact informed her writing of the popular series. Many Christians say Harry Potter is incomparable to Christ, being far

  • Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and the Sixth Commandment

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    one’s sexual sanctity. The Bible has stated many varying rules that applies to sex throughout the old and new testament, which can be seen as the reason for these splintering ideals, along with the many different interpretations of these rules. The Christian Religion’s central ideals toward human sexuality was determined by the Catholic Church millennia ago, with the effects of these teachings still seen today. The central component of all these ideals is best defined by the original Catholic teaching

  • Miroslav Volf's Perspective: Muslim and Christian Divinity

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    In the book of Allah: A Christian response, writing as and for Christians, Miroslav Volf addresses what Christian perspective is regarding the God of Muslims in the Qur’an. In the majority of the book, he principally argues that called to love God and neighbors by the same God, Christians and Muslims believe in the same God, who is only one Creator. What Miroslav Volf has a contentious argument is that Muslims and Christians do worship the same God, revealing that God, who is love, commands that