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Effects of Christian Beliefs on Education
Words: 3680 Length: 11 Pages Document Type: Research Paper Paper #: 21452073
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This literature review examines several scholarly articles that focus on the role of religion in the formation of student character. Some of the articles study the effect of religion and/or Christian beliefs on academic achievement, while some study the role the Christianity can play in people’s lives as the struggle to overcome obstacles or cope with issues that are adversely affecting them. Since education is an issue that is important to all societies, it stands to reason that if religion and Christianity in particular can have a beneficial impact on a student’s life, some research should be available to support this conclusion. The research that has been done so far does indicate that Christianity can have a positive influence on the lives of people and in particularly on the academic performance of students. However, with Christianity being a religion that has lost ground in the modern era, especially in…

Aijian, J. L. (2017). Acedia and student life: Ancient Christian wisdom for addressing boredom, distraction, and over-commitment in undergraduates. International Journal of Christianity & Education, 21(3), 186-196.
Carvalho, C. P. D., & Ramos, M. E. N. (2017). Religion and schooling success at the municipal school system of Rio de Janeiro. Educação em Revista, 33, 1-29.
Drumm, R., Popescu, M., Cooper, L., Trecartin, S., Seifert, M., Foster, T., & Kilcher, C. (2014). “God just brought me through it”: Spiritual coping strategies for resilience among intimate partner violence survivors. Clinical Social Work Journal, 42(4), 385-394.
Francis, L. J., Yablon, Y. B., & Robbins, M. (2014). Religion and happiness: A study among female undergraduate students in Israel. International Journal of Jewish Research, 2014(7), 77-92.
Harris, J. I., Erbes, C. R., Winskowski, A. M., Engdahl, B. E., & Nguyen, X. V. (2014). Social support as a mediator in the relationship between religious comforts and strains and trauma symptoms. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6(3), 223.
Hearron, P. F., Hildebrand, V. (2010). Guiding Young Children. NY: Merrill.
Henning, M. A., Krägeloh, C., Thompson, A., Sisley, R., Doherty, I., & Hawken, S. J. (2015). Religious affiliation, quality of life and academic performance: New Zealand medical students. Journal of Religion and Health, 54(1), 3-19.
Jeynes, W. H. (2015). A meta-analysis on the factors that best reduce the achievement gap. Education and Urban Society, 47(5), 523-554.

How Apostle Paul Died
Words: 3387 Length: 10 Pages Document Type: Research Paper Paper #: 25606911
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What Happened to Paul (How did He Die)?
Apostle Paul is arguably one of the premier figures at the beginning of Christianity and the early Church. While Apostle Paul was not among the twelve disciples of Jesus, he played a crucial role in the formation of the early Church and the beginning of Christianity. Paul’s influence is visible in the fact that he wrote most of the books in the New Testament. Given his vast influence, Apostle Paul is considered as the true founder of Christianity.[footnoteRef:1] However, the death of Apostle Paul has been one of the relatively controversial issues in Christianity, particularly among Bible scholars and theologians. Even though Bible scholars, theologians and Christians concur that Paul played an influential role in the beginning of Christianity, what happened to him in terms of how he died remains controversial. The controversy is partly fueled by the fact that the Bible…

Bulundwe, L. “2 Timothy 4:6-8 as Paradigm of the Apostle Paul’s Legacy.” Athens Journal of Social Sciences 4, no. 4 (2017).
Capes, D.B., Reeves, R. & Richards, E.R. Rediscovering Paul: An Introduction to His World, Letters and Theology, 3rd ed. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2011.
Clarke, A. Commentary on the Bible. Pasadena, CA: Parsons Technology, 2000.
Eastman, D.L. Paul the Martyr: The Cult of the Apostle in the Latin West. Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011.
Furnish, V.P. “On Putting Paul in His Place.” Journal of Biblical Literature 113, no.1 (2012).
McDowell, S. The Fate of the Apostles: Examining the Martyrdom Accounts of the Closest Followers of Jesus. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015.
Pervo, R.I. “The Acts of Paul: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary.” Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2014.
Tajra, H.W. The Martyrdom of St Paul: Historical and Judicial Context, Traditions, and Legends. Tubingen, Germany: J.C.B. Mohr.

Theology and Contemporary Multiculturalism
Words: 568 Length: 2 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 72749901
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I. The step I most likely omit: Examination of Historical Treatments

II. The reason: Actually understanding the historical context of a Biblical passage is extremely challenging. Most of us, myself included, are exposed to the Bible as religious literature. Historical readings about ancient Israel and the conditions which produced the Bible are often written in dense, difficult language, much more so than the Bible itself. It is also difficult to know which accounts to believe, because all history can be biased. Finally, while the Bible contains some fascinating stories that teach important truths, theologians such as Aquinas and Augustine are not as interested in being engaging and entertaining as the original Biblical authors.
III. This omission (negatively) impacts the formulation of my theology in the following way: Still, I recognize the importance of incorporating historical treatments of Biblical texts into my own theology. It is important not to simply react…

The Antecedents of Anti Pentecostalism in North East India
Words: 3126 Length: 12 Pages Document Type: Creative Writing Paper #: 28206987
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The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Pentecostal Groups in North-East India
With an enormous population already exceeding 1.28 billion and growing every day, India is the second-most populous country in the world today, and may outpace China’s 1.38 billion people in the foreseeable future. Although nearly 80% of India’s population, or about 1.2 billion people, are practicing Hindus, there are several other major religions with significant representation in the country as well, including Muslims, Christians and Sikhs.[footnoteRef:2] Although India has a long tradition of religious tolerance, longstanding hostilities between Hindus and Muslims continue to create tensions in the hotly contested Kashmir region in north-east India and the potential for war between these two nuclear powers is ever present.[footnoteRef:3] Taken together, it is clear that religion remains a powerful force in India today but many minority religious groups face some profound challenges in this country as well as significant opportunities for the…

Hussain. Wasbir 2008, May 2. “Are all India’s 8 north-eastern states disturbed areas?” A Wide Angle View of India.
“India population.” 2017. CIA World Factbook.
“Mission Challenges from Contemporary India.” 2014 Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide.
“Per capita income in North-East states.” 2017. The Hindu Business Line.
Phan, Peter C. Christianities in Asia. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Rafudeen, Auwais “Pentecostals, Proselytization and Anti-Christian Violence in Contemporary India.” Journal for the Study of Religion, 28, no. 2 (December 2015): 220-225.
Rao, D. Pulla, “Socio-Economic Status of Scheduled Tribes in Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh.” Journal of Social Welfare and Management, 6, no. 4 (October-December 2014): 189-195.
Rini Matthew. 2016. “The Dynamics of Terrorism in North-East India – A Critique.” Rostrum.

Hindu Christian Relations in Manipur
Words: 1160 Length: 4 Pages Document Type: Annotated Bibliography Paper #: 19028937
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Aghamkar, Atul. “Traditional Hindu Views and Attitudes Toward Christianity.” Global
Missiology English, 2, no. 5 (2008). Available at:
The author describes how the common Hindus of today in India inherited their views from the Hindu Renaissance leaders. Thus, these leaders’ views are helpful in understanding the common approach toward Christianity in India. The article reveals how there remains tension between the Hindus and Christians of the region.
Bauman, Chad. “Pentecostals and Interreligious Conflict in India: Proselytization,
Marginalization, and Anti-Christian Violence.” Pentecostudies: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Research on the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, 16, no. 1 (2017).
Bauman locates the nexus of anti-Christian violence in India particularly in the Pentecostal religion, which is especially agitating to Hindu nationalists. The study examines how Pentecostalists’ assertiveness and evangelizing activity as well as its ecclesiastical, liturgical, theological and social aspects are offensive both to Hindu nationalists and to upper caste Christians as well.…

Strip Women Naked.” Christian Post, 9 Mar 2016. Available at: 
The article discusses how Indian legislation threatens to undermine the social standing and authority of Christian dalits, as it favors Hinduism over Christianity against a backdrop of random violence against Pentecostals.


Catholicism's Role in the Middle Ages
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Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church
As Urban II made clear in his Speech at the Council of Clermont in 1095, the Church was meant to be a bulwark against the effects of the devil among men—and when men tried to force their way into and to the head of the Church, by machinations, political intrigue, and corruption, that bulwark was split apart and the faithful Christians of Europe were turned against one another. Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church played a significant role in shaping political relationships, overseeing warfare, and supporting notions of political authority in the High Middle Ages. Indeed, the Church had done so from the time Europe began to climb its way out of the Dark Ages, with the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas Day in 800 AD.
In Urbran’s Council address, he stated of the Church that it is “our mother,…

Works Cited
Gunther of Paris. “Documents on the Sack of Constantinople: Chapter Six: The Age of Innocent III.”
Innocent III. “Documents on the Sack of Constantinople: Chapter Six: The Age of Innocent III.”
Urban II. “Speech at the Council of Clermont.” From Julius Kirshner and Karl F.
Morrison, eds., University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, volume 4: Medieval Europe. University of Chicago Press, 1986.
William of Tyre. History. From Chapter Three: The Crusader States.

Manifestation of Sermon
Words: 2102 Length: 7 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 94773694
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The purpose of this essay is to describe the conclusion of an expository sermon. After the message has been delivered and has been received and understood by the congregation, there should be a manifestation of the subject by the Holy Spirit. In other words, there must be a way of escape and an opportunity for change. This is the moment where the Word of God literally comes alive. This is the place where the message requires a faith response from the hearer and God manifests his Word. This is also the place where sinners get saved, the bounds are delivered, the sick get healed, or whatever the case may be. Wayne McDill presents his case in his book within “Skill 11: Aiming for a Faith Response.” Michael Fabarez gives a splendid rendition of the subject in his book Preaching that Changes Lives. In order to gain some fresh insights into…

Fabarez, M. (2002). Preaching that changes lives. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson
Greidanus, S. (1999). Preaching Christ from the Old Testament: A contemporary hermeneutical method. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans.
Kim, K. (2016, September 1). Judges and Ruth: God in chaos. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 59(3), 609-613.
McDill, W. (2002). Preparing Bible messages: A workbook in Bible exposition. Wayne Forest, NC: Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
McDill, W. (2006). The 12 essential skills for great preaching (2nd ed.). Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing Group.
Rainer, T. S. (2016, January 26). Three major trends in sermon length. T. S. Rainer. Retrieved from
Shattuck, K. (2017, February 14). Seven startling facts: An up close look at church attendance in America. Church Leaders. Retrieved from
Watson, L. (2015, May 15). Humans have shorter attention span than goldfish, thanks to smartphones. The Telegraph. Retrieved from 03/12/humans-have-shorter-attention-span-than-goldfish-thanks-to-smart/.

Luther Movie Response
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Response Paper: Luther (2006)

The 2003 film Luther depicts the founder of Lutheranism, Martin Luther, as one of the first individuals to radically and successfully offer a competing doctrine to that of Roman Catholicism. Luther is seen as a sincere man who becomes a monk out of faith and for no other reason, in contrast to many other religious men of the period. Luther breaks with the Catholic Church because of his horror at the selling of indulgences. As the text makes clear, Luther was not necessarily opposed to the selling of indulgences per se; what he was vehemently against was the manner in which they were being sold. At the time, the Pope was desperate to raise money and had signed an order effectively pardoning the buyer from all sin, as well as all of the buyer’s friends or relatives, living or dead. The purchase was supposed to be…

Work Cited
Luther. Directed by Eric Till and Marc Canosa, 2006.