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You may explore some aspect of Gnosticism that is dangerous and that is present

You may explore some aspect of Gnosticism that is dangerous and that is present (or potentially present) in Christianity today, and you could offer concrete suggestions for avoiding the dangers in light of the way Irenaeus and Tertullian fight Gnosticism. (For example, you could reflect on Dr. Perrin’s discussion of the way Gnosticism has affected contemporary hermeneutics). You must write a 10-12 page paper exploring one of the two major components of this course in more depth. This is not…

Section 1: Thesis Statement Essay – 5 points WRITE A 2-3 PAGE THESIS ESSAY IN RE

Section 1: Thesis Statement Essay – 5 points WRITE A 2-3 PAGE THESIS ESSAY IN RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING PROMPT: What does (name of your author) tell us about the human being, God, and/or the relationship between God and the human being? You have worked on the tools to develop a thesis essay response throughout the Weekly Journals. For this response, you will need a thesis statement, a quoted passage, and your essay response supporting your thesis statement in your…

“Truth is set forth and expressed differently in texts which are variously histo

“Truth is set forth and expressed differently in texts which are variously historical, prophetic, poetic, or of other forms of discourse. The interpreter must investigate what meaning the sacred writer intended to express and actually expressed in particular circumstances by using contemporary literary forms in accordance with the situation of his own time and culture.” (Dei verbum, 12) “The kingdom comes with limitless grace in the midst of an evil world, but grace that does not bring forth a response…

Summary: “Truth is set forth and expressed differently in texts which are variou

Summary: “Truth is set forth and expressed differently in texts which are variously historical, prophetic, poetic, or of other forms of discourse. The interpreter must investigate what meaning the sacred writer intended to express and actually expressed in particular circumstances by using contemporary literary forms in accordance with the situation of his own time and culture.” (Dei verbum, 12) “The kingdom comes with limitless grace in the midst of an evil world, but grace that does not bring forth a…

What’s the movie about? What is the story of the movie? What’s the „message” of

What’s the movie about? What is the story of the movie? What’s the „message” of the movie What’s its importance concerning the history of 20th and 21st Century? Does it have a particular „message” from the point of view of Hungary? What opposite opinions can you find in the movie? What opposite opinions are expressed in the movie? What opposite opinions are expressed in Hungary or in the global society concerning the analyzed topic in question? You can choose the…

Write a 1,250 word essay on the following question:- Drawing on theories of ritu

Write a 1,250 word essay on the following question:- Drawing on theories of ritual, write a critical analysis of Purim in Hasidic Judaism References in your written assessments must be formatted in HARVARD IN-TEXT format and a BIBLIOGRAPHY must be included. Assessments must be written in Calibri, Arial, Times New Roman or Baskerville fonts. Work must be double spaced and given at least a 3.5 cm left and right hand margin.

I would like for you to consider living through one of the traditions we have di

I would like for you to consider living through one of the traditions we have discussed over the last two weeks (Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Daoism, or Confucianism), and its implications for thinking ecologically, and for your life specifically. What challenges does it pose? How does it help you to think about and live in the world differently? Please engage with the topics in thinking through life outside of college/academics. What does it do for your aspirations in life, if anything?

I would like for you to consider living through one of the traditions we have di

I would like for you to consider living through one of the traditions we have discussed over the last two weeks (Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Daoism, or Confucianism), and its implications for thinking ecologically, and for your life specifically. What challenges does it pose? How does it help you to think about and live in the world differently? Please engage with the topics in thinking through life outside of college/academics. What does it do for your aspirations in life, if anything?

Write a 3-page paper (double-spaced) on the topic: “You thought you were in love

Write a 3-page paper (double-spaced) on the topic: “You thought you were in love. You got married, had three children, but you find that you no longer love your spouse. You begin seeing someone else, someone that makes you happy. Isn't that the most important thing? Well....from an ethical or religious standpoint, is it?” . This should be your own response based on what you have learned so far this semester as well as your own experiences in life. The…

Working Title: Indian Gurus: The Power of the Sacred Feminine Working thesis: Wh

Working Title: Indian Gurus: The Power of the Sacred Feminine Working thesis: While women have been historically marginalized in Indian guru-ship, the inclusion of women gurus has proved to be fruitful for Indian communities and for communities internationally, as in the case of Mata Amritanandamayi. Outline: 1. Introduction a. Define Indian guru-ship b. Brief history of gurus c. Introduce problem with domination of male guru-ship d. Thesis 2. Historical texts of Upanishads 3. Theological View –inclusive view 4. Introduce case…