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  • Abraham's Faith In God
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    Abraham, a very important hero from Genesis, was the first person to believe in a single God. He was the first to show devoted faith to God and risk everything to follow God. He always found strength in his faith in God, but sometimes his unyielding, strong faith was a weakness that almost got good people hurt. Abraham is one of the most important people in the Old Testament because he was the first person to believe in and be called by God. "The Lord said to Abram, 'Go forth from the land of ou...
  • Faith To Kierkegaard
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    Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher in the mid 1800's. He is known to be the father of existentialism and was at least 70 years ahead of his time. Kierkegaard set out to attack Kant's rational ethics and make attacks on the Christianity of our day. He poses the question, how do we understand faith? He states that faith equals the absurd. In "Fear and Trembling", he uses the story of Abraham and his son Isaac to show an example of faith as the absurd. The story of God asking Abraham to sacrifice...
  • Position Of Religious Faith
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    Question: Explain higher immediacy by contrasting it with the ethical and the aesthetic. Higher immediacy or religious faith is the most important achievement made by person because only faith offers an individual to have a chance to become a'true self'. Self is what is done throughout life which God judges for infinity. Consequently, humans have a huge responsibility because those decided choices in life constitute the eternal salvation or damnation. Withthe religious faith, the ethical and aes...
  • Kaiser Did Abraham The Historical Figure
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    Joanna Reilly 1/1/02 Global History C PMs. Kaiser Did Abraham the historical figure truly exist? In Tad Szulc's Abraham Journey of Faith, he explains that there is no definite historical or archaeological proof that Abraham, the man considered to be the patriarch of the three monotheistic religions, ever existed. Much controversy is found over the debate of whether or not an individual named Abraham did indeed live as described in numerous pieces of scripture including Genesis and the Koran. Acc...
  • One Example Of Real Faith
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    The Epistle of James James is the first of a group of letters addressed to Christians in general, rather than to a particular church. It is an extremely practical letter about the Christian life. The letter was written early, but the exact date is unknown. We know little of how the letter came to be written, or whom it was sent to. We are not even sure who the author was. Of the various personages in the New Testament bearing this name, the James mentioned by Paul in Galatians 2, 9 as one of the...

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