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In your reading this session, you have undoubtedly come across some ideas that y

In your reading this session, you have undoubtedly come across some ideas that you are familiar with, or have experienced in your life, as well as new ideas. The purpose of these short journal entries is for you to reflect upon and internalize your reading assignment, as well as begin to understand and recognize how you have interacted with theology to this point in your life, if you have at all. You are responsible for creating a short journal entry…

In an allegedly “postmodern” world, tolerance for ideologies other than our own

In an allegedly “postmodern” world, tolerance for ideologies other than our own is said to be the only absolute and controlling ideology. Inasmuch, as its doctrine of “sin” suggests that all humans are inherently flawed, Christianity is often viewed as taking an intolerant view of others. Should Christians be embarrassed of the doctrine of sin today? At the least, should Christianity try to soften what it says about the human condition so as to be more readily acceptable to a…

Write a two- to three-page paper (not including cover and reference pages) that

Write a two- to three-page paper (not including cover and reference pages) that responds to the following prompt: You are getting settled into your seat for a very long plane ride home. As you get to know the person next to you, you learn that they are a devout atheist who believes that God is a myth that people have invented to make them feel better. After listening carefully to why this person does not believe in God, you have…

I have done some research. I believe that the gifts exist. please write as if yo

I have done some research. I believe that the gifts exist. please write as if you believe in the supernatural gifts of God. escriptionEach student will turn in a 10-15-page research paper that is due 12/17.Papers that do not meet the minimum requirement of pages will have a deduction of minus ten per page on a short paper. Papers that do not use the correct formatting and font size will receive a minus ten-point deduction.The topic of the paper is…

Question 1: From your re-reading of chapter 1 of Spirituality in Nursing, couple

Question 1: From your re-reading of chapter 1 of Spirituality in Nursing, coupled with your consideration of assigned videos #1 and #2, what would you say is meant when we say that the basic spiritual posture of nursing & healthcare is “standing on holy ground?” What does chapter 1 in our course text, coupled with video #2, help you understand about holistic nursing of the body, mind-spirit connection? Why is this important? Is there some aspect of the various dimensions…

You are required to summarize in a concise and accurate manner—in your own words

You are required to summarize in a concise and accurate manner—in your own words—the central insights and argument that an author presents in a text or passage. In many ways, the challenge is to restate the author’s central thesis and major evidence that an author uses to support their argument.  As mentioned above, in identifying the author’s primary aim and purpose, you need to avoid offering your own evaluation or reaction.  Ultimately, the objective in this part of the learning…

Your Final Paper will be a synthesis of what you’ve learned in class, and will c

Your Final Paper will be a synthesis of what you've learned in class, and will consist of three interrelated parts. Drawing from the assigned readings, lectures, Discussion Forums, and your own insights and experiences, reflect on how this course has challenged you to think differently about religion in general and Christianity in particular. The key here is to BE SPECIFIC: give concrete examples related to the key themes and concepts explored. Next, articulate the overall framework of your theological convictions…

Using different examples from world religions, discuss the ambivalence of religi

Using different examples from world religions, discuss the ambivalence of religion in our contemporary world. How can religion be an agent of hope and positive change? How can religion foster peace and justice in the world? Give concrete examples. I need you to make sure you answer the question above, it is imperative that you use the following criteria The four C’s Content - the material itself and the way you have put it together - and having an introduction,…

Write a research paper expounding on your subject’s contribution to Christian sp

Write a research paper expounding on your subject’s contribution to Christian spirituality (approximately 2500 words = 9-10 pages). All papers should be either in MLA, Chicago or APA style. 30 % of the grade is dedicated to the written expression (which would include spelling, punctuation, grammar, sentence structure) and 70 % to the content (analysis of the text, reflections, etc.). Thesis and Argumentation: My paper will be focusing on how Wesley’s beliefs on individual sanctity and a selfcontrolled Christian life,…

ANSWER ONLY ONE QUESTION — answer the question by referring to the readings and

ANSWER ONLY ONE QUESTION — answer the question by referring to the readings and the recorded lectures. 1. Discuss the attributes of God in Christianity. Why are metaphors important for understanding the qualities of God in Christianity? 2. Discuss the life and teachings of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Mark. Why is the cross very important in this book? 1) answer the question you feel more comfortable answering 2) Use simple language 3) Must refer to reading and…