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The Patriarchal Promises of God in Genesis
The Patriarchal Promises There’s a word in rhetoric called epimone. It is the process of repeating a phrase or question to dwell or stress a point while speaking to someone. I believe that God uses this a version of this for clarification and emphasis in the passages of Genesis 26:1-5, Genesis 26:23-25, Genesis 28:10-22,...
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The Role of Lectors during a Mass
Lectors When Scripture is being read in Church, God is present and is speaking to his people. Christ is present in proclaiming the gospels. The Lector is the person speaking God’s words. They are connected to God. Lectors are the ones who proclaims the word of God during liturgy. A lector plays a very important role in th...
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The Proposed God of Harold in the Book When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold Kushner
As an atheist student attending a Catholic high school, I often struggled with the assumption that God was good. I thought, “If God is so good and holy then why is there suffering in the world? Why can’t God just prevent all the wars and stop hunger?” In his book When Bad Things Happen to Good People, Harold Kushner provide...
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Pain Aspects of the Religious Healing of Father DiOrio
How do Father DiOrio's religious healing services respond to the multiple dimensions of pain, as we discussed them over the course of the quarter? Father DiOrio’s religious healing services emphasize the social aspect of pain. The first paradox of pain holds that while pain is intensely personal, it also affects and is a...
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The Many Definition of Faith in Society
Faith Faith is a word that we use daily, but do we really know what we’re saying? We can hear ourselves telling others, “Good luck, I have faith in you,” or “I really have faith in our team this year!” However, faith has been used since the early 14th century, and has evolved as a word since then. In Biblical terms, the bo...
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The Heated Argument in The Flesh and the Spirit by Anne Bradstreet
The Flesh and the Spirit" by Anne Bradstreet is a conversation between
two "sisters", the worldly body and the spiritual soul. Their heated
argument concerns the value of life and what really matters in our human
lives. The Flesh, who presents her side first, argues that the world offers
pleasure, wealth, and f...
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An Essay about Homosexuality in Reference to the Holy Bible
This essay addresses the current debate in our country over gay rights. It talks briefly about my limited knowledge about the bible before going into specific quotes and passages from the bible that religious activists often use in their arguments against gay rights. It looks at what people around the globe have to say on t...
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Contemporary Worship and Non-Denominational Megachurch
Having spent nearly half of my life attending a non-denominational megachurch, I have become very familiar with the concept of contemporary worship. I have been going to this megachurch, Warsaw Community Church, since the sixth grade, and therefore have experienced worship in just about every age level service that is offer...
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The Various Ways Religion Influences the Institution of Marriage
Religion and Marriage The diversity of religion. Can religion affect your marriage? Can religion really make you feel differently about your significant other? Religion is a very controversial subject with people. Religion can mean a lot, and be a huge part of someone's life, to others religion can be just a small part of...
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An Overview of Inter-Religious Diversity in South Carolina
Inter-religious Diversity in South Carolina At first glance, South Carolina does not seem extremely diverse. There are a variety of churches in the Irmo area alone. At first glance, they all seem to belong to Christian denominations. Mormons are outside of the usual Christian denominations, and you can find a Church of Jes...
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