Category Archives: Religion and Theology

Choose two: Orthodox Judaism, Hassidic Judaism, Reform Judaism, and Conservative Judaism. Briefly define these two terms, then explain their relationship to one another. How are they similar, and how are they different? What lead to their development?

Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Textbook: Chapter 8 Lesson Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions For the initial post, respond to one of the following options:

From the following terms, choose two: Orthodox Judaism, Hassidic Judaism, Reform Judaism, and Conservative Judaism. Briefly define these two terms, then explain their relationship to one another. How are they similar, and how are they different? What lead to their development? The destruction of the 2nd Temple in Jerusalem marks a major shift in the history and character of Judaism. What characterizes Jewish practice before the destruction of the 2nd Temple, and what characterizes Jewish practice after the Temple’s destruction? How are these practices different? What was maintained?

Follow-Up Post Instructions Respond to at least two peers or….

Old Testament – Some of them were in exile and some lived and served in Israel and Judah. While we don’t have time to do an in depth study of each of the prophets, it is important to have a general idea of each of their messages

The Old Testament has a number of books that record the work and message of prophets. These prophets served the Lord in all kinds of circumstances. Some of them were in exile and some lived and served in Israel and Judah. While we don’t have time to do an in depth study of each of the prophets, it is important to have a general idea of each of their messages. ? Skim Chapters 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 of your Lennox text ‌‌‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‍ book. ? Create a table with two columns. ? In the first column list the prophets of the Old Testament. One per row in the column. ? In the second column provide a very brief description of the message of each of the….

Post: Christian values play an important role in business ethics, not to mention ethics in general. The foundation of Christianity is deeply rooted in what is right or wrong.

Respond to the below student discussion posting. Ensure that the reponse: *Advances discussion providing additional commentary that is relevant or offers an alternative *Critical thought development is evidenced by thoughtful and meaningful responses *Source is relevant and published in last 3 years Post: Christian values play an important role in business ethics, not to mention ethics in general. The foundation of Christianity is deeply rooted in what is right or wrong. In the Old Testament the ten commandments provide a listing of moral duties, many of which regard human rights. In the New Testament, the golden rule is stated that others should be treated as we would want to be treated ourselves (Melé & Fontrodona, 2017). Because Christianity is about caring for and serving one another rather than….

visit a religious site not your own

For this class you are required to . This could be a synagogue, a Christian church, a mosque, or a temple. The purpose of this trip is to report on what you saw -normally a religious service—and how it compares to your own religious upbringing and/or current practice.

The report should give a description of the site and a detailed summary of the religious service. Describe what you observed. What were the material expressions of the service (statues, paintings, music, etc). Was there anything special going on that day (e.g., baptisms)? If there was a sermon, analyze it. In brief, make it “up close and personal.” Conclude with your personal reaction to this experience.

This paper should be at least three (3) pages in length (1050 words) with….

Exegetical Paper: Ephesians 6:10-20

(1)The paper must follow current Turabian format. (2) The paper must be 2,500–4,250 words (Note: The title page, table of contents, and bibliography are not included as part of the total word count). (3) 7 scholarly sources. (4) Be creative with the style and content. The outline is as follows: 1. Title Page (1 page) 2. Main Idea and Outline (1 page) Identify the passage. Then summarize the main idea of the passage in one sentence. Next present a full outline of the passage, showing how the main idea unfolds. For each main point of the outline, show in parentheses that main verses correspond. All of the verses of the passage should be included in the main points of the outline. 3. Introduction (1/2–1 page) This paragraph should….

Why people turn to religion cause/effect

I will need to discuss how this essay is to be writen. There isn’t enough space in the topic. You will HAVE TO USE MY SOURCE!!! I will need to send it to you. I need someone experience with writing this type of essay! Here is your prompt: 750+ word argument essay (essays less than 750 words will NOT be accepted).

Must be formatted correctly per MLA 8th edition guidelines (see content area of D2L for formatting requirements)

Including at least 1 source from the library database or scholarly print source) or one source from an approved Website.

You may not use more than 2 separate sources

source information (quotes/paraphrases) should not total more than 25% of your essay.

Include a Works Cited page in correct 8thedition MLA….

The practice of health care providers at all levels brings you into contact with people from a variety of faiths.

This calls for knowledge and acceptance of a diversity of faith expressions. The purpose of this paper is to complete a comparative analysis of two faith philosophies towards providing health care, one being the Christian perspective. For the second faith, choose a faith that is unfamiliar to you.

Examples of faiths to choose from: Sikh, Baha’i, Buddhism, Shintoism, etc. In a minimum of 1,500-2,000 words, provide a comparative analysis of the different belief systems, reinforcing major themes with insights gained from your research. In your comparative analysis, address all of the worldview questions in detail for Christianity and your selected faith.

Refer to chapter 2 of the Called to Care for the list of questions. Be sure to address the implications of these beliefs for health care. In….

The period from 1000 to 1500 C.E. (also known as the Islamic Middle Period) is commonly described as a period of religious, cultural, and political consolidation for the Muslim world

. Judging from the history of the central lands of Islam such as Egypt, and the general Middle East, would you agree that the history of the Muslim world during the Middle Period corresponded with a period of consolidation? Discuss Why or why not. ” The instructor will assign 2 papers. The topic of each paper will be posted on Desire2Learn one week before the paper is due. The paper should be double space, a minimum of 3 pages and a maximum of 5 pages long. Students are expected to use at least a total of 5 academic references (reference journal articles or books) in their papers. The paper will be graded based on 5 criteria: content, language/clarity, references, organization and completeness. Late papers will not be accepted….

Following the steps given in “Guide to Exegesis,” as well as the “Sample Exegesis James 1:19-21,” complete a full exegesis of Philippians 4:21-23 or an alternative passage

assigned or approved by your instructor.

Analyze the sentences and paragraph.

Complete a word study.

Examine historical and sociological contexts.

Prepare a genre and theological analysis.

Apply the biblical insights you have gained from this passage to a ministry situation.

Write a summary of 100-150 words on the meaning and main issues of the passage. The entire assignment will be 1,500-2,000 words.  Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion. This benchmark assignment assesses the following competencies: CoT  Program Competency for the BA-Christian Studies Biblical Studies Emphasis: Domain 1:….

Provide a theological definition from a theological reference book. Explain the doctrine by using and interacting with a theological definition from an outside source

you must compose a 600-word paper that addresses theological knowledge can be applied to your understanding of what it means to be a Christian.

NOTE: You must choose a topic from the list of approved topics from the Application Paper Topics document.

 

As you respond to the prompt, reflect on how theological truths can best be applied to your current sphere of influence. Using the textbook, Theology Applied: A Living Faith as an example, you are to interact with a theological topic by providing the theological definition, the biblical foundation, and the practical application of the doctrine.

All of the following requirements must be met:

Demonstrate ownership of the ideas that you present by providing your unique insight as evidence of your careful consideration of the topic….