Theology Questions about the text for final exam
1) Explain how Christianity is a way of life.
a) Christianity is a way of life expressed in creed, cult, and code.
Creed in the moral life this means one lives out what one claims to
November 7, 2016
Youtube Mission Videos Reflection
I started out with the first set of videos, which I really enjoyed, because they were mostly
pre-mission ideas, and how to decide where to go and what to do. It says in the video that befor
How were Mother Teresa and Dorothy Day similar and different in their approach to
Mother Teresa always had a feeling of holiness and that her purpose was for God in
life, while Dorothy Day claimed to not feel this
1)What were among the most significant contributions Father Comboni to the mission efforts of
He was obsessed with trying to save indigenous African people with themselves, Save Africa
with Africa. He suffe
a. Briefly describe the six components for cross-cultural mission work today.
Witness and Proclamation, Liturgy prayer and contemplation, justice peace and integrity of
creation, interreligious and secular dialogue, incultu
Moral sense is defined as the ability to determine whether a situation is right versus
wrong. Steven Pinker discusses in The Moral Instinct that moral sense has the ability of
ranging from an individual to a distinct part of the world. Pinker
Ethics can be defined as the moral principles that an individual has. Moral principles are
the truth that one believes. However, moral principles cannot be defined to an exact point
because every individual has their own conscience, which has the ability
1. What were the social, cultural and religious conditions in pre-Islamic Arabia?
Savage scarcity, constant tribal war, family success is major role, share stories that were
passed down, oral story tellers, or poets, were looked at on
Vatican 2 (December 3, 2013)
1957 Pope Pius XII died.
Cardinal Archbishop of Venice
Giuseppe Roncalli became the next pope. Called himself Pope John XXIII at age
of 80. Elected Pope bc he was very old, filled gap temporarily to find better
Catholic Social Teaching (CST) Notes December 10, 2013
Eight Central Themes of CST are: (Reaction to historical time Moxis)
The dignity, freedom, and responsibility of the human person
The family as the basic unit of society
The promotion of soli
Group #9: Billy Burton, John Freytag, Craig Sargent
Group Discussion: Questions 4,5, and 6 on page 231.
4. What might the term hard-heartedness mean today?
5. What injustices remain part of our reality today?
6. How can art , media, poetry, or movies awak
Muezzins tell Muslims to pray
God is most great There is no other god than God Muhammad is the last messenger
Everything Muslims do they do in unity
Muslims and Greeks
The Cabba- Cube- in mecca was a sanctuary, provided place of peace.
Test moved to November the 21
Early Christian Living
Christians gathered in houses to celebrate and retell the stories of Jesus of Nazareth
Tense and hostile relationship between Christians and the roman authorities
Christians were persecuted and were reg
Islam 5 pillars
Live in accordance to teaching of 5 pillars
First pillar Shahadah
You say Shahadah 3 times you automatically become a muslim in front of witness
Second pillar Salat
Pray 5 times a day facing Mecca, Formal, times of prayer: sunrise, midday,
ISLAM AND THE CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY
View: excerpts from the PBS Documentary, Frontline: Muslims
(1) What Muslim beliefs and practices do you observe in each country segment?
Turkey-(2) What roles do you see women play in the various
Jesus: Palestine in the time of Jesus
Social, cultural, political, and religious world in which jesus was born into.
1st century CEPalestine
1. Roman colonization
2. Four jewish religious groups of his time
Political situation: Jesus lived in a country co
Roles of women and their treatment in different countries.
Provide a description of the principle events of Muhammad and
context of his birth.
Judaism: Contemporary branches, historical development of jewish
people, develop in own state of Israel and how