You will review the literature relating to a contemporary issue as listed below. Compare and contrast the political engagement strategies of TWO Christian organisations that are actively engaged in this area, including identifying their underlying theologies of public / political engagement.
What do you understand by the Fall? Discuss he relevance of Genesis 3;7-13 to us today. What are the key issues? why is this such an important passage? e.g discussions about what is understood by the 'Fall"; how it compares with other Ancient Near Eastern accounts; discussion about history and 'myth'. This piece need to be set in the wider context of the meta-narrative of Scripture. Is the passage relevant today? if so, how?
What motivates St. Paul in Letter to the Romans to remove politics and law from the sphere of religion and assign them to a purely secular political domain? What theological argument does he mobilize in favor of this reallocation? In what way(s) is this theological argument logically vulnerable?
Boundaries in Marriage, what is the role of honesty, faithfulness, compassion, and forgiveness in relationships? No relationship, whether marriage, friendships, or family is ever perfect. Discuss some difficulties you have faced and how these brief chapters can inform one’s decisions concerning relationships.