a. Prompt: What does it mean to be Created? Who are we? What are
Gods tasks to humanity?
a. Prompt: How can we speak of God? What are the limitations?
What are the resources?
b. Thesis:I have learned a new perspective of how Christianity can be
practiced. The Church focuses on tradition, unity, and sacraments.
Christ: The Baited Hook Rufinus of Aquileia
According to Christian belief, the death of Jesus Christ was what made possible
the salvation of mankind and atonement with God. Because of our sin, we were actually
the enemies of God. God wanted us to be recon
The Suffering of God
Throughout all of scripture, God seems a complete being, perfect in and of Himself.
Thus, claiming that God suffers is rather controversial. According to the Miriam-Webster
Dictionary, to suffer means "to endure death, pain, or dist
Discussion Preparation Exercise # 1
Reading 1.8: John Paul II on faith and reason
The common beliefs of those in Twains time, was that people of faith could not be
people of reason. It can even be argued that faith and reason serve the same purpose and
Discussion Preparation Exercise # 3
Reading 4.1: Athanasius of Alexandria on the incarnation
In this reading, Athanasius describes how Jesus Christ being born is an essential move
in the process of our salvation. He tells the story of Gods redemption of h
Discussion Preparation Exercise # 2
Reading 3.4: John Henry Newman on natural religion
In the reading, John Henry Newman asks why the people of the world have not been
given guidance on how to please their creator? He further queries as to why God does no
Individual Writing Assignment
Does science exclude God?
I heard of an appealing theory once: a brilliantly accurate sniper, who shoots with
no deviation, aims at an enormously big wood board and each hole that bullet creates is
constantly 10 inch away fro
ThetwochurchesIvisitedwereSt. Spiridon Orthodox Cathedral and Mars
Hill Church. The two churches are very different in many ways, yet both churches
are united in Christ. The two churches have their own unique way of worshipping
and praising G
Engagement Paper #1
Athanasius of Alexandria declares that Jesus is God incarnated, by analyzing
Gods relationship with humanity. God constantly makes himself known to humanity
in many ways; however, Athanasius argues that God makes himself known in three
Engagement Paper #2
Martin Luther, a man that changed the way the church always did things.
He moved the church from being defined as institutional to being defined by the
preaching of the gospels. He said, Where the word is, there is faith is, there is
Orthodox Church Experience
The Orthodox Church is one of the oldest, standing Christian Practices.
Dating back to the early 800s, the Church has spread around the world. In the
United States, it has become a widely, practiced, Christian Den
In my piece I attempted to draw from many different themes of the class. I used the
woman at the well as a catalyst for my drawing, but in order to capture the life of Jesus through
the project, I decided to portray mankind through