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1. Choose a synagogue or educational institution other than one of the synag

1. Choose a synagogue or educational institution other than one of the synagogues we will visit virtually as a class and NOT one where you were raised, enrolled as a student, and/or currently attend. On or before Feb. 4, you’ll select a site to visit either in person (adhering to local COVID-19 guidelines) or virtually for your Field Study. 2. Speak with your instructor if you need suggestions of potential institutions to visit and to receive approval of your selected…

EXEGESIS RESEARCH PAPER:CONTEXT OFTHE PASSAGE ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW U

EXEGESIS RESEARCH PAPER:CONTEXT OFTHE PASSAGE ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS OVERVIEW Using Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics by Kaiser and Silva as a reference guide, you write an exegesis research paper submitted in three (3) parts. Students choose between three (3) biblical passages on which to write the paper. The three passages from which you select one are: Psalm 1:1–6 Mark 4:26–29 Ephesians 4:7–16 By the time you submit the Meaning part of the paper, you should have a minimum of ten (10) resources…

My Learning Journal: Learning How to Learn Based upon your reading of Chapter T

My Learning Journal: Learning How to Learn Based upon your reading of Chapter Three in “Orienting Adults to Learning in Graduate Theological Education,” and its description of learning how to learn skills, where are you currently strong, and where do you need to improve? Each journal will have a prompt that the student must respond to, based upon assigned reading for that module/week. There is no word count requirement, but the student should answer the prompt thoroughly yet concisely.

Paper 2 will follow the same format as paper 1; it should be2-3 typed, double-sp

Paper 2 will follow the same format as paper 1; it should be2-3 typed, double-spaced pages, and must follow the MLA format. The focus of this paper is the Church’s Present; as such it is to be a summary of the Pew Report, “Nones on the Rise.” While the entire report provides valuable information for understanding this phenomenon, the Executive Summary provides the pertinent details and descriptions relevant for the paper. The summary should identify the key elements that gave…

James 2:24 says that “a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.” How d

James 2:24 says that "a man is justified by works and not by faith alone." How do we explain this passage in light of what the Apostle Paul says in his epistles? "We are Jews by nature and not sinners from among the Gentiles; nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in…

Cross-Culture Essay and Reflection Paper Class: Introduction to Missions Book:

Cross-Culture Essay and Reflection Paper Class: Introduction to Missions Book: Missions: Biblical Foundations and Contemporary Strategies. Author: Gailyn Van Rheenen Research Project: Cross-cultural essay and reflection paper: (30%)Students will complete a 4-5-page paper (excluding cover page and bibliography) based on Student interviews someone of a different ethnic background. This has to be as recent as a month ago, and no more. In your report, you are to follow these guidelines:i. Describe your meeting: What ethnic group? What happened? What did…

Explain to the naïve reader why the “Ethic of Moral Conviction,” and the “Ethic

Explain to the naïve reader why the “Ethic of Moral Conviction,” and the “Ethic of Responsibility” make it so difficult to be a ‘honest politician.” Make specific page citations to Weber’s essay. Answer in 2-3 paragraphs. YOU CAN GOOGLE/ OWN RESEARCH/USE NOTES/LINK TO READING USE SEARCH BAR TO FIND KEY WORDS ATTACHED WORD DOC WITH HELPFUL NOTES file:///C:/Users/15307/Downloads/Weber's%20Rationalism_Book.pdf

Answer this question. Why were Christians persecuted in the early centuries afte

Answer this question. Why were Christians persecuted in the early centuries after Christ? The link to the textbook is - https://learn-us-east-1-prod-fleet02-xythos.content.blackboardcdn.com/5cdf017838884/2042738?X-Blackboard-Expiration=1616922000000&X-Blackboard-Signature=Vsie0t3ccTiTNlOM5FaunsloCzmBZ1pghIIFpI7zxQA%3D&X-Blackboard-Client-Id=100913&response-cache-control=private%2C%20max-age%3D21600&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%2A%3DUTF-8%27%27Christian%2520Thought_%2520A%2520Historical%2520Introduction%2520TEXTBOOK.pdf&response-content-type=application%2Fpdf&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Date=20210328T030000Z&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Expires=21600&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAZH6WM4PL5SJBSTP6%2F20210328%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Signature=a51c29ce85a7cf932dd323a01308de02d8737d18054a9bf7c2ab16fd165eea73 On page 86 is the Persecution of Christians"

At Acts 1:8 Luke has Jesus say “…and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, thro

At Acts 1:8 Luke has Jesus say “…and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” 1) How does Luke narrate the movement of the gospel from Jew to Gentiles in his gospel and Acts? 2) How does “Tattoos on the Heart” re-contextualize Luke for today’s situation? 3) Do you think that the re-contextualizing of “Tattoos” done in class is credible? Why or why not? Sources are from these books:…

Theological Position Paper (75 points) TOPIC: Nationalism/Patriotism **I AM ME

Theological Position Paper (75 points) TOPIC: Nationalism/Patriotism **I AM MEXICAN-AMERICAN WITH PARENTS THAT IMMIGRATED TO THE UNITED STATES AND I HAVE LIVED IN THE US FOR 38 YEARS SINCE BIRTH. I ACTUALLY IMPLEMENT BOTH NATIONALITIS IN MY EVERYDAY LIVING.**** Each student will also write a minimum 1800 word paper that thoroughly explains his or her theological position regarding the particular contemporary cultural issue addressed. This paper should be an expansion of the student’s theological position articulated during one’s presentation and…