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The nature, significance and possible solutions to the `Synoptic Problem`

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

Synoptic Problem 2006 Students of the Bible have been aware of the extensive similarities in the Synoptic Gospels for a long time . Throughout the centuries of the church ‘s life most Christians explained this phenomenon in what was for them the only conceivable way . The first three Gospels were similar because , in …

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church history

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

Church History It is difficult to be certain about specific details and dates in Saint Patrick ‘s life . The main sources for information are his very brief autobiography entitled Confessio the Epistle to the Soldiers of Coroticus , in which he excommunicated Coroticus , an Irish tyrant who had killed several Irish convers to …

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Shi`a Muslims

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

The religion of Islam is generally divided into two main schools the Sunni and the Shi ‘a . Of course there are at least five other schools of Islam , however , the Sunni and Shi ‘a make up the majority of Muslims (Carmody , 2002 ) Of the worldwide Muslim population , the Shi …

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Who was/is Jesus and what is his significance today for your life and for our culture?

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

The Gospel of Mark with the prophecy of Isaiah that a messenger will be coming before the birth of the Lord . The first few verses show Jesus being baptized by John the Baptist , the one who is regarded as the `messenger . With that , Jesus is then the one assumed as the …

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world missions

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

In God ‘s Plan World Domination Through Evangelization God ‘s Ultimate Purpose I pray . that all may be one , even as we are one .1 -Jn 17 :20-21 The church may be likened to a body : it has different parts but it makes up a whole . When one part of a …

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Religious Philosophies

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

Is it more common for people to make decisions regarding religion on the basis of reason or by faith ? Explain your answer People ‘s decisions regarding religion either rests on their faith or reason . Most religions espouse the belief in some sort of God or divine being . However , all arguments proving …

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Human Rights Violations in the Dominican Republic

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

Human Rights Violations in The Dominican Republic A state of human rights is one of the major indicators of the civilized society . Human rights are inherent , universal , indivisible and inalienable . This means that everyone has them , they are the same for everyone , all are equally important , and they …

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Hinduism

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

Understanding Hinduism What exactly is Hinduism ? As one enters the world of Hindus one discovers that there is no neat and easy way in incorporating all the related body of knowledge . It is very easy to get drowned in a deluge of data . This leads to a difficulty in classifying and identifying …

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cults

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

When it comes about the rise of black churches , sects , cults and other religious and non-religious associations in America in the late 19th and early 20th century one should seek the origins in the national social and political changes and the particular changes inside the Afro-American community rather than in the spiritual search …

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History of God

March 20, 2016 | Author: | Posted in religion and theology

History of God Introduction : The concept of God has been in existence since the time of Adam and Eve . Every religion talks about God and every region , west or east has the concept of God . The argument on existence and non-existence of God should have definitely started at least during a …

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