Religion&Theology

Using the article“Trying Out One’s New Sword”, do you agree with Professor Midgley or not? Are cross cultural judgements possible? Why or why not?

Trying Out One’s New Sword Professor Mary Midgely in her article “Trying Out One’s New Sword” (The White Text, pp. 34 – 37) criticizes a position which “many people theoretically favor” (page 34. paragraph one) namely: “denying that we can ever understand any culture except our own well enough to make judgements about it (page […]

Why do people seek out new forms of spirituality? What did you find surprising, interesting, or difficult to understand in the two articles?

Religion and Spirituality For this assignment, read through the two articles posted for Week 1 on Canvas. Once you’re done, respond to the following three questions: What is the difference between religion and spirituality? Why do people seek out new forms of spirituality? What did you find surprising, interesting, or difficult to understand in the […]

Select one chapter from James Cone’s God Of The Oppressed and critically engage the text while bringing into concert voice, lecture notes, and the readings.

James Cone’s God Of The Oppressed Each student will prepare a midterm paper. In this essay, students will select one chapter from James Cone’s God Of The Oppressed and will critically engage the text while bringing into concert their voice, lecture notes, and the readings.

Compose two replies of around 3 – 4 sentences apiece for each student, which also must contain one citation each for each reply.

Reply From Christology to Pneumatology Compose two replies of around 3 – 4 sentences apiece for each student, which also must contain one citation each for each reply. The student must only cite the course textbooks. Student 1 Sara Son of God Returning to the creation of man that is described in Genesis 1, Moody […]

Post 2 replies of 200 words each to the student prompts. Each reply must incorporate 2 scholarly citations in Turabian in-text parenthetical citation format.

Discussion Reply The Problem of Evil (THEO525) The student must then post 2 replies of 200 words each to the student prompts. Each reply must incorporate 2 scholarly citations in Turabian in-text parenthetical citation format. Acceptable sources include the Bible, textbooks, and scholarly sources published within the last five years. Student 1 Erika Erickson gave several themes on dealing with […]

Select one article about religion that derives from popular media. Give a BRIEF (1 paragraph) description of the main points outlined in the piece.

Media analysis Students should select one article about religion that derives from popular media (newspaper, magazine, online newspaper, reliable TV news source). The information must be topical to *the past 12 months* from the date of the assignment. Once the story has been read/reviewed, do the following: 1) Give a BRIEF (1 paragraph) description of […]

How does this passage from Acts fit within the metanarrative of the Bible? State what type of story you believe this to be (creation, fall, redemption, or new creation) and explain why you believe this to be so?

Scripture Answer the questions using the passage Acts 9 36:43 How does this passage from Acts fit within the metanarrative of the Bible? State what type of story you believe this to be (creation, fall, redemption, or new creation) and explain why you believe this to be so? Your explanation should be 1 paragraph (200-300 […]

Explain how the study of Hinduism differs from the study of the so-called “religions of the book” Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Hinduism Hinduism boasts a rich and complex textual tradition. Explain how the study of Hinduism differs from the study of the so-called “religions of the book” Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. How should one approach and appreciate Hinduism?

Complete a theological essay that will address the relationship of human sinfulness to an aspect of the doctrine of salvation.

Topic: IMAGE OF SALVATION ESSAY The student will complete a theological essay that will address the relationship of human sinfulness to an aspect of the doctrine of salvation. Students will examine one of the biblical images of salvation (adoption, conversion, regeneration, redemption, reconciliation, justification, election, sanctification, or glorification) and define and describe the doctrine with […]

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