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  • Concupiscence In Augustine And Aquinas

    Concupiscence In Augustine And Aquinas

    Concupiscence in Augustine and Aquinas INTRODUCTION Why are human beings evil? The Judaeo-Christian explanation is in terms of original sin. The notion of original sin comes from the biblical story in Genesis of how Adam and Eve lived in paradise, yet how they freely chose to disobey God, and how

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  • Conflict Resolution In Church

    Conflict Resolution In Church

    CONFLICT In 1996, I was called to serve as pastor of Pryorsburg Baptist Church, located near Mayfield, Kentucky. The Pastor Search Committee had informed me that the church was currently experiencing a time of great unity, harmony, and growth. They further told me that my call was unanimous. They said

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  • Confucianism


    Confucianism Confucianism is the system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct. Rather than a religion such as Christianity and Buddhism, Confucianism is more a philosophy of living. A man

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  • Conscience, As Related To Medical Ethics

    Conscience, As Related To Medical Ethics

    "And always let your conscience be your guide" were the words of Pinnochio's consultant, Jiminy Cricket. Conscience may be defined as a subjective norm of morality, which involves the process of applying and committing to individual knowledge of moral principals and values to specific cases. Even though, according to the

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  • Consent In Abortion

    Consent In Abortion

    Abortion Of all the abortion-related policy issues facing decision-makers in this country today, parental consent or notification before a minor may obtain an abortion is one of the most difficult. Few would deny that most teenagers, especially younger ones, would benefit from adult guidance when faced with an unwanted pregnancy.

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  • Constantine


    When asked the question what was the understanding of the people regarding the distribution of power between God, the emperor, and the church I believe people had the understanding that God was the ultimate power. The church is a vessel at which to worship God. However they also understood

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  • Constantine And Christianity (Brief)

    Constantine And Christianity (Brief)

    Gaius Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus, or Constantine, is commonly referred to as the fist Christian emperor of the Roman Empire and as the defender of Christianity. Such grand titles are not necessarily due for the reasons that people commonly think of them today. The first clear instance where Christianity

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  • Controversies Concerning The Beliefs And Practices Of Jehovah’S Witnesses

    Controversies Concerning The Beliefs And Practices Of Jehovah’S Witnesses

    Section 2 of The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms entitles people to freedom of conscience and religion, but, in section 1, it states: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the rights and freedoms set out in it subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as

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  • Counseling The Infertile Couple

    Counseling The Infertile Couple

    "Counseling the Infertile Couple" Being a pastor of family ministries with three healthy children, it is hard for me to counsel other couples on infertility. I have also been on the other side of the table facing these infertility choices in my first marriage. There was a choice we faced

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  • Creation


    "Where wast thou when I laid the foundation of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding." (Job 38:4) KJV "The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord". (Proverb 16:33) KJV "By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word

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  • Creation Versus Evolution

    Creation Versus Evolution

    Creation Versus Evolution© Creation Versus Evolution: Part I A Balanced Perspective "Creation Versus Evolution." What's wrong with this title? Read it to yourself a few times, and then answer that question. We've all heard of the argument. Creationism, the idea that God created all the species as they appear today,

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  • Crisis Intervention From A Biblical Perspective

    Crisis Intervention From A Biblical Perspective

    It will be the emphasis of this paper to analyze the utilization of Biblical concepts and perspective in crisis intervention theory. The Biblical perspective that can be used in crisis intervention theory by the crisis worker is radical in that it assists the patient and community in looking first at

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  • Crucible


    Clash of Characters Making a judgement on somebody may seem harmless, but it can be very destructive. The citizens of Salem made judgments on their neighbors, forming opinions that they might be witches. Those solitary judgments led to many peoples’ deaths. Their judgements of witchcraft were wrong. These decisions made

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  • Cubans In America

    Cubans In America

    Growing up I always looked at my self as an African American girl never really questioned why my mothers skin complexion was darker then mine and I was way lighter then her. Growing up my father was never in my life to teach me about my Cuban heritage neither. As

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  • Cultural Taboos

    Cultural Taboos

    Cultural Taboos Normally when you think of taboo, the thought of eating the ashes of your deceased friends and family doesn't cross your mind now does it? Today I'm going to inform you about some different kinds of taboos. Now you maybe unfamiliar with the ashes taboo, but you are

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  • Culture Practice

    Culture Practice

    Why do different cultures have different moral codes? Different societies have different moral codes. The moral code of society determines what is right within that society; that is, if the moral code of a society says that a certain action is right, then that action is right, at least

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  • Daniel 10:1-21

    Daniel 10:1-21

    The final three chapters of Daniel consist of one long narrative. They record the final vision given to this prophet of God. Chapter 10 introduces the vision, giving an amazing "behind the scenes" look at the spiritual conflict of which Daniel was a part. The Bible plainly reveals that life

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  • Daoism: The Stonecutter's Tale

    Daoism: The Stonecutter's Tale

    The Stonecutter's Tale The stone at the beginning of the story represents life to me. The stonecutter is approaching it while it is still a clean slate. It holds all sorts of possibilities for the stonecutter. However, when the stonecutter hears the fanfare below for the Mandarin prince, his vision

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  • David


    The biblical King David of Israel was known for his diverse skills as both a warrior and a writer of psalms. In his 40 years as ruler, between approximately 1010 and 970 B.C.E., he united the people of Israel, led them to victory in battle, conquered land and paved the

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  • David And Goliath

    David And Goliath

    Faith's Power David said to the Philistine, "You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied. This day the Lord will hand you over to me,

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  • Db


    In the page I am going to attempt to describe the day to day Christian life. Aspects are dealt with in other pages, such as ethics ("the Law") and the showing of love. The page on worship describes a key public element of the Christian life. The focus here will

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  • Dead Sea Scroll

    Dead Sea Scroll

    The Dead Sea Scrolls are a set of ancient manuscripts that were found buried in jars located in caves North West of he Dead Sea, and according to Dr. James Sanders and other scholars of the Old Testament these Scrolls were found by a Bedouin Sheppard boy while he was

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  • Dead Sea Scrolls

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    WHAT ARE THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND HOW MUCH CAN THEY HELP US UNDERSTAND THE NEW TESTAMENT? WHAT ARE THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS? The Dead Sea Scrolls are a group of 800-900 manuscripts found in caves at Qumran east of Jerusalem and north-west of the Dead Sea. The first scrolls

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  • Death From A Buddhist And Christian Point Of View

    Death from a Buddhist and Christian Point of View "You will be with me today in paradise," Jesus Christ told this to the thief on the cross while they were dying. However, can people believe that there is truly life after death? In many different religions there are different perceptions

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  • Death Of A Goddess

    Death Of A Goddess

    The role of a female in mythology and religion changed considerably throughout human history. The concept of a female deity varied greatly between different cultures and civilizations over the millennia of human development. To understand the evolving concept of female deity, I will trace the image of a female god

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  • Death Of Marriage,Why?

    Death Of Marriage,Why?

    Death of marriage, why? Cohabitation is a replacing marriage as the first experience of coexistence for young men and women. David P.Barbara D. Whitehead (1999) This essay discusses a social phenomenon of cohabitation. It is usually called “to live in sin” or “cohabit”. Nowadays the term “cohabitation” has been replaced

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  • Death Penalty

    Death Penalty

    Tim Robbins, who made Dead Man Walking into a film, based on a factual experience about a murderer who was convicted of raping and murdering a man and a woman. Sister Helen Prejean, a nun who looks after Matthew Poncelet, talks to him about issues involving the case, and the

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  • Deliverance, Freedom, Responsibility

    Deliverance, Freedom, Responsibility

    Purpose: What we can do as a people, to come out of where we are We are sick, but the sickness is not unto death - Being led out of sickness Acts 10: 38 Luke 4 Everybody has been made free by His sacrifice. YOU already have been delivered from

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  • Desert Fathers, Early Monasticism

    Desert Fathers, Early Monasticism

    "Desert Fathers" Early in second and third century Christian history, violence against Christians by the Roman Empire, struggles against pagan ideology, practices that were corrupting the Church, and certain lax spiritual discipline had crept into many areas of the Christian faith. As some leaders attempted to control the faith by

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  • Did God Create Evil?

    Did God Create Evil?

    DID GOD CREATE EVIL OR DID MAN? Ever since the beginning of time our reality has been based on the conflict between good and evil. From the story of Adam and Eve to modern day and everything done by the human race has been a battle between these two. Many

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