Religion and Theology

List and give examples of three characteristics Black Elk holds in common with s

List and give examples of three characteristics Black Elk holds in common with shamans/mystical intermediaries as described in the Fisher textbook (51-55). Summarize Black Elk’s Great Vision (Ch. 3), focusing on the gifts Black Elk receives which empower him as a healer for his people. Focusing on the Horse Dance ceremony (Ch. 14) and the …

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To get your information, find and use a minimum of three (3) online resources (articles, databases, informational websites, educational video content, etc.) 4.

“Sunni” and “Shia” are typically understood as the two largest “branches” of Islam worldwide. For this week’s assignment, you will have the chance to go online and conduct some basic research on the differences between Sunni and Shia forms of Islam. Please follow ALL for the following instructions carefully: 1. Please identify at least FIVE …

To get your information, find and use a minimum of three (3) online resources (articles, databases, informational websites, educational video content, etc.)
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Answer should include specific references to course material (eg. material in the sachs text,

[The aim of theological anthropology], “Is to tell man who he is and what he must do to be himself. Its intention is to disclose to him the truth about himself, that is, what he can base his life on and what he can die for.” 1) In a clearly written 2-3 page essay summarize …

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What do we know about the editing process that led this passage to be included in the book in which it is found, in the place where it is found?

In this paper, you will further explore the discipline of biblical criticism introduced in our class. For this paper, you will write on a scripture passage chosen from a list provided by the instructor. You will be assigned a passage through a sign up process, links to an external site, which will take into account …

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How the vision of the founder(s) was influenced by and also challenged the existing traditions and power hierarchy of that time and place.

Choose a world religion that IS NOT Christianity* from the graphic organizers in the attached file, and use the questions provided in the ‘matrix’ of that religion to guide you in writing a 1-2 pages double-spaced essay in which you: demonstrate an understanding of the geopolitical (who had power, which ’empire’) landscape in which the …

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A. The paper is to be footnoted with an attached bibliography of at least ten sources. The ten sources must include at least five commentaries, a concordance, and a Bible dictionary. B. Include a one to two-page double-spaced historical background of the text including historical setting, authorship, date, historicity, theme(s), etc. Include an eight to …

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Should form a clear, compelling, and interesting argument concerning your topic.

Research and write a 2000-word (8-page, double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font) exegesis paper covering one passage from the New Testament or NT-era non-canonical text. Papers must include an engagement with three peer-reviewed sources. “Peer-reviewed” refers to a scholarship published by either an academic journal or an academic press. No online sources or blogs are …

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Religions chosen: Christianity and Buddhism Topic: Death, dying, and/or the afterlife For sources, kindly have websites and articles.

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