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While Christianity is a Monotheistic religion—claiming, like Judaism and Islam, that there is a single God—the single God that Christians worship is believed to be (by most Christians) a Trinity...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2019 5:34 am UTC

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The opening of trade routes impacted the spread of Christianity. In the western regions of the Silk Road, Christianity changed from a local religion to one that spread quickly because of the role...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2017 9:27 pm UTC

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Constantine's conversion in fact did little for the Church itself other than stop its persecution. It certainly did not turn it into a persecutor of other religions nor did he have anything to do...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2012 5:00 am UTC

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It is important for all Christians to let their lights shine because that is the way in which they can bear witness for God and bring others to the church and make productive use of their talents....

Latest answer posted June 13, 2013 2:37 pm UTC

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Most Christians refer to the Bible as the foundational "source of strength" that is provided by God to help them do everything in life. It is called "The Word of God" and is believed to be holy,...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2013 3:08 pm UTC

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Christians go on pilgrimages in the quest for personal spiritual growth and greater connection to the divine. Christianity has a long tradition of associating certain places with the divine. These...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2020 2:09 pm UTC

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Octavia Butler's novel Parable of the Sower is set over several years in the mid-2020s, beginning in 2024, and is structured around the proclamation of a new form of religion. The protagonist,...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2021 4:59 am UTC

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Chapter 1 of Philip L. Culbertson's Caring for God's People: Counseling and Christian Wholeness gives the reader an overview of Family Systems Theory. The author begins by outlining the huge...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2021 10:57 pm UTC

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Luke's Gospel points out the involvement of the Holy Spirit at every stage of Jesus life. When the angel of the Lord came to Mary to tell her what was going to happen, the angel said, "The Holy...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2012 10:26 pm UTC

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In the Bible, Paul tells the early Christian church in 1 Corinthians 7:8–9 the following: I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, it is good for them if they abide even as I. But if they...

Latest answer posted April 9, 2021 4:39 pm UTC

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Pneumatology is the area of Christianity that is concerned with the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, which is the third person of the Holy Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit). There are many aspects...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2016 5:44 pm UTC

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The main source for the Christian tradition of redemption is the New Testament, which is filled with verses about redemption. In the Christian tradition, God is angry and alienated from humans...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2021 5:08 pm UTC

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Chapter 1 starts with Philip Culbertson stating that family can have a broader meaning that includes people other than moms, dads, siblings, and so on. According to Culbertson, in “communal...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2021 7:25 pm UTC

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These are reflective questions, and your answers should be based on your life experience. When it comes to what you have learned about Christianity, there are many things you could discuss. You...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2020 9:57 am UTC

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In my view, there are two major drawbacks to a consistent belief in Christian principles. The first reason is that many of these reasons are dated and patriarchal and the second is that most people...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2020 9:44 am UTC

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Based on the wording of this question, I am assuming it is meant to be both personal and reflective. I want to encourage you to use this answer as a means to help you get started on your own...

Latest answer posted May 13, 2013 2:55 pm UTC

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Two of the central theological themes of Christianity elucidated by Saint Augustine are fulfilment and conversion. Fulfilment in this respect mean the actualization of one's purpose. In...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2013 3:09 pm UTC

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This is a good question. Some sectors of the the church do not ordain women. Perhaps the most notable example comes from the Catholic church. All the priests are men. The biblical basis for this...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2012 11:10 pm UTC

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We forgive because we have been forgiven much. Christians believe that we have commit sins every day of our lives. And if we have come to faith in Christ, God has forgiven us of every single one of...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2013 7:51 pm UTC

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Your starting point in your essay should be to mention that from the Roman point of view, early Christianity was simply a minor offshoot of Judaism. It was not particularly important and thus gets...

Latest answer posted February 20, 2017 11:48 pm UTC

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Of course, any answer to this will be based largely on somewhat stereotypical visions of sex roles and what sorts of things appeal to men and to women. Women are typically said to be more nurturing...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2012 10:49 pm UTC

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At the level of formal theology—what Christians believe about God, the world, and themselves—the most important things to understand are Christology (how the divinity and humanity of Jesus are...

Latest answer posted July 16, 2020 1:38 am UTC

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This is a very controversial question. There are many opinions when it comes to Paul. However, I will give a standard answer. First, Paul is seen by most scholars to be the most important person...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2012 4:33 am UTC

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#6 - that's exactly the point! The young man was more concerned with keeping "his goodies" than he was with doing what needed to be done to acquire the Kingdom of Heaven. He was unwilling to "sell...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

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This is a great question. Physical abuse or any type of abuse for that matter is a horrible thing in our world. From a Christian point of view, we can say a few things. First, Christianity has a...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2012 5:38 pm UTC

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This is an excellent question. Let me give you a few points that are essential to any discussion on forgiveness from a Christian perspective. First, when discussing forgiveness, you should speak...

Latest answer posted September 12, 2012 3:07 pm UTC

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Paul was an apostle some years removed from the time of Jesus, unlike the twelve disciples who associated personally with Jesus and are depicted in the four Gospels. The original word in Greek for...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2019 11:41 pm UTC

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This would be a difficult question to answer objectively. We would think that Christians would be likely to be law-abiding because they presumably have a moral code by which they try to live. But...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2012 1:09 am UTC

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The precise theological significance of the death of Jesus on the cross is rooted in Jewish tradition.First, the significance of the event is rooted in the Jewish traditions of Passover in which a...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2012 12:58 pm UTC

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This is a great question and there are generally speaking two schools of thought. I really depends on who you ask and his or her persuppositions are. First, most people will say that Christianity...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2012 12:00 am UTC

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Anthropocentric Christians can adopt a range of positions on environmentalism. At one extreme is the idea that, since God charged Adam with stewardship of the earth he created, it is their...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2020 5:02 am UTC

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Your question lies at the center of the Christian faith. After He died, Jesus's body was wrapped and placed in a rock tomb by Joseph of Arimathea in the evening. A large stone was placed over the...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2013 10:32 pm UTC

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In The Evangelistic Love of God and Neighbor, Scott J. Jones attempts to argue for a definition of evangelism that comes across as inclusive and tolerant without losing its central, Christian...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2021 7:01 pm UTC

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I think the Christian would answer that one can love thy enemy and control thy anger when there is a complete submission to the will of Jesus. Part of Jesus' teachings was that all human beings...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2013 2:36 pm UTC

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I believe that people try to rate or rank the laws of God according to their importance simply because it is human nature to do so. You can see this as a bad habit, but you can also see it as...

Latest answer posted July 8, 2013 1:55 pm UTC

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In the first part of Ted Peters’s book God—The World’s Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era, Peters describes the “modern world” and its relationship to Christianity. According to Peters,...

Latest answer posted June 5, 2021 4:19 pm UTC

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This is a great question. As you can imagine, Paul, apart from Jesus, is the most important person in early Christianity. There are many reasons for this, but I will only mention three of them....

Latest answer posted December 30, 2011 6:26 am UTC

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Since we're currently living in the postmodern era, we need to think about what Christianity looks like right now and the challenges and changes it is currently facing. The answer to this will...

Latest answer posted November 28, 2020 6:30 pm UTC

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This question focuses on two ways in which salt can be a negative thing. However, it does not look at the ways in which salt can enhance life. Perhaps Christians who want to be the “salt of the...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2013 2:46 pm UTC

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This is a good question. The twelve disciples are the people that Christ chose to be with him. Here is a typical account of Matthew, Mark and Luke: And when day came, he called his disciples and...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2013 3:02 pm UTC

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If a person believes that their future is in God’s hands, they are more likely to be able to face that future because they can be confident that there is a plan for their future. They will be more...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2013 3:08 pm UTC

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Ideally, we would not be influenced by knowing or not knowing the details of when and how Jesus Christ will return to Earth. However, given our frail human nature, it does matter. Because we do...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2013 3:15 pm UTC

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Of course, we do not know why the two unnamed disciples felt this way. Luke 24 does not tell us. However, we can at least guess. In our society, we have all sorts of proverbs or sayings that tell...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2013 3:54 pm UTC

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There are two main components to ethics, an internal one consisting of intentions and an external one consisting of acts. Different Christian denominations weight these two differently. Roman...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2012 2:42 pm UTC

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Proof of the existence of the Trinity based on logic or in concrete evidence does not exist. As with many beliefs of religious faiths, the support for basic tenets comes from an individual's belief...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2012 8:27 pm UTC

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Many theologians are concerned with the question of what it means to live a Christian life in the modern world. The best-selling book, In His Steps by Charles Monroe Sheldon, for example,...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2012 1:53 am UTC

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Christianity identifies itself as a monotheistic religion. The religion has a doctrine that it calls the "Trinity," which states that God is made up of three divine persons: the Father, the Son,...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2020 10:16 pm UTC

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Some of the best examples of where Jesus' teachings can result in the establishment of ethical standards lies in many of the parables that he used to preach. Consider the ethical standard of...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2012 9:24 am UTC

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