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    Contextualizing theology is attractive, since it means responding very directly to our subjectivity and our culture. In such an important conversation, how can we avoid relativization? Or is relativization a basically sound and healthy approach to reading and thinking about theology and God? In contextual theology, it is almost impossible to avoid relativization. The mere reason being that as human beings, we are programmed to be slightly selfish, something that counts as a weakness at certain points

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    The Ecumenical Movement

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    Christianity went through a lot of major Christian movements, but one movement that was important in the twentieth-century was the Ecumenical movement. The Ecumenical movement involved three of the major branches of Christianity, which are Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Protestant. The Ecumenical movement was used to restore the unity and faith between the Christian branches and world. It also tried to mobilize Christians to confront social problems of poverty and injustice (Young). The branches

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    Review of Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics. By Margaret A. Farley. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2006. Xiv + 322 pages. N.P. Margaret A. Farley, a Sister of Mercy and a leading ethicist, taught Christian ethics at Yale University Divinity School from 1971 to 2007, where she held the Gilbert L. Stark Chair in Christian Ethics. Farley was the first woman appointed to serve full-time on the Yale School Board.

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    it is time to see what Dispensationalism teaches. Dispensationalism has three distinct characteristics: Rapture of Christians, Millennium Rule of Christ, and the Unfulfilled Prophecies of the Bible. For the purpose of this paper they will all be examined separately. The Rapture is the belief that Christians will be brought up and not have to endure the Tribulation (Robinson). The term “rapture” does not occur in the Bible but instead comes from a Latinized version of the word arpadzo which comes from

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    into life of the Greeks, Romans, Jews and Christians in earlier times. I would also suggest this book to people that are struggling with the historical accuracy of Christian faith. I have heard atheist say that they do not believe in a man named Jesus, however they believe Julius Caesar existed. So I think that it could help those people to see that there is historical evidence to prove the people of the Bible did exist. Lastly, I would suggest Christians to read this book so that they can get a deeper

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    In Winthrop’s “A Model of Christian Charity”, he expresses his ideas and opinions on the difference within the body of Christians, wealth in a spiritual society. In today’s modern view of Christian charity, Christians tend to spread charity through simply giving to the less fortunate, or spreading God’s endless love through acts of kindness. While many believe that John Winthrop’s writing does not connect with today’s view of Christian charity, “A Model of Christian Charity” shares certain aspects

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    Exegesis of Romans 12: 1-2 In this exegesis I am going to say about what I believe on the passage founded in Roman 13:1-2 related to “Paul understands of worship and non conformity with the world” Firstble, let me say that an exegesis paper provides a standardised, scholarly and critical interpretation of a written text. The following exegesis examines Paul’s words in Romans 12: 1-2, Paul’s letter to the church at Rome.“Therefore I urge your brethren, by the mercies of God to

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    A. Smith, a Christian philosopher who in his book “Who’s afraid of Relativism? Community, Contingency and Creaturehood” offers an analysis of relativism. Smith brings the voices of three defenders of relativism, pragmatist Wittgenstein, Rorty and Brandom in hopes that Christians will embrace what they have to offer. He argues that as Christians we should not fear relativism but that we could learn a lot from what’s been offered in terms of what it means to be a creature . Christians reject relativism

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    be the Son of God, the three personal God, the relationship of God and time, the cost of being a Christian, how God works to turn us into image of Christ, why Christian growth is both hard and easy, and also what he thinks about our old personalities before becoming Christians. These are all relative topics that apply to us and our daily lives. Learning and understanding this book can help a Christian tremendously in forming a deeper relationship with God. Chapter One is a discussion about life

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    heresy. The creed acting as a guideline to life allows for a more structured and centered personal identity. In the Christian sense a creed is a "statement of belief to which the orthodox are to adhere to.” (Young 1) Meaning a creed is something all Christians consider as fact; no matter what denomination of Christian they personally relate to. Similarly, in this way Christians have morals or guidelines to which all

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