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    initially provide an objective look into two author’s works on Salvation. The information is taken from Transforming Power – Dimensions of the Gospel, Part One, The Doctrine of Salvation, written by French Arrington, Ph.D. and Alister E. McGrath’s, Theology The Basics, Chapter Five, Salvation. I will then deliver a subjective review of my personal thoughts on both and then culminate with my opinion as to which one provided the most impactful argument. I will first look at Arrington’s work. The Doctrine

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    MFeminist liberation theology is a movement arguing for the ending of oppression of women. Christianity and the church are one of the targets of this movement because it perpetuates sexism. Women are not allowed to be ordained ministers in many churches. The language reflects a male bias; God is viewed as a male with masculine language and metaphors. Women often feel excluded from the church because of this male-domination. Harvey Cox and Leo D. Lefebure both present ways in which women can be liberated

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    Do many Americans understand the religious, familial, and economic values that a growing subgroup within the Brazilian immigrant community holds? Overall, a small collection of American-edited media sources skews American perceptions of Brazilian culture. According to certain immigrants, many Americans are not familiar with Brazilian life apart from the song The Girl From Ipanema, produced by Creed Taylor, an American, and the 20th Century Fox-produced film Rio. Therefore, limited media sources prevent

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    Summary The book, Psychology, theology, and spirituality in Christian counseling, written by McMinn, M. R. (2011) gives advice for combining psychology, theology, and spirituality in the arena of counseling practices along with everyday living. Mark McMinn a director, professor, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association shares information by way of this book for others to use as a go-to guide when they want to know how they are measuring up when introducing prayer, scripture, sin

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    McMinn’s (2011) Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling establish a way to bring Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality to Christian Counselors. He introduces a replica of how to integrate the three disciplines in the counseling office. McMinn (2011) contends that many challenges both professional and personal face Christian Counselors on the frontier of interdisciplinary integration. (Interdisciplinary integration, the new emerging frontier for Christian Counselors) therefore,

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    sometimes reconciles them at the level of mystic. His tolerance in religions resulted in inconsistent and ambiguous attitude as reflected in his Byzantium and Sailing to Byzantium. II. RELIGIOUS DOCTRINES INVOLVED 2.1 Christian Doctrine On the matter of death, according to Christian doctrine of man, God created hu... ... middle of paper ... ... go through relieving its earthly life and will be purified in purgatory. All the evil deeds in human soul will be cleansing so that the soul becomes good

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    In The Prince, Machiavelli discusses morality and ethics concerning secular powers, specifically principalities and secular government. On the other hand, Erasmus discusses the role of morality and personal ethics with regards to religious institutions, specifically the church. While both address different institutions, both express similar viewpoints on many issues. Both agree that personal ethics and morals run thin in the institutions. However, while Machiavelli attempts to completely decouple

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    Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality in Christian Counseling written by Mark McMinn and published by Tyndale House in 2011 notions towards the idealization that Christian counselors need to be privy in the most recent psychological methods as well as theological theories. “This is a book about counseling processes techniques” (McMinn, 2011, p. 150). McMinn also alluded that Christian counselors benefit from having a spiritual maturity. With having these attributes counselors are better prepared

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    Different Viewpoints on Human Nature Throughout history there have been arguments about anything and everything that is disagreeable. People innately have there own and often different opinions. A prominent discussion topic throughout history has been the nature of mankind. Many have written works about human nature but few are discussed in greater detail than Candide, The Prince, and Essay on Man. Voltaire, Niccolo Machiavelli, and Alexander Pope, who wrote these three works respectively, concur

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    What is your cause for hope? Late one night, after finishing the book Looking For Alaska by John Green, that one question continued to ring in my ears. What is my cause for hope? Over the past few years as I have struggled with internal battles, one question I always remains: Why continue? Last year, I hit my low point. After numerous external conflicts, I had suddenly imploded. Instead of turning to Christ, I tried to handle all my struggles by myself. Within a month, I became suicidal, bulimic

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