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  • Five Christians
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    On October tenth of 2004, eleven Christians were arrested for street witnessing on a public sidewalk during a "gay pride" event. Charges were dropped against six of them, but four adults and one juvenile faced serious charges under Philadelphia's hate crime laws. These five people were charged with criminal conspiracy, "ethnic intimidation", reckless endangerment, and inciting a riot. Each person, if convicted, faced 47 years in prison and a $90,000 fine. The state of Pennsylvania recently added...
  • Christian Bible
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    Christianity is a religion in which events are claimed to have occurred but which can never be proved. Those who practice it live by different morals than are preached by the most holy texts. It is an institution in which the most holy scripture is contradictory, and wherein the supreme being, by the very definition, cannot exist. Christianity is, therefore, a fundamentally flawed religion. According to the Bible, events which are even more miraculous than of Jesus Christ. Events such as the sto...
  • Bible And Modern Christian Belief
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    ... le according to their own morality or desires? When people who take a side quote the bible in their defense, they usually completely ignore or devalue an opposing biblical verse'E but on what grounds? Surely we're not meant to just pick and choose whichever verses appeal to us at a particular time, since that would mean the bible is nothing more than a collection of arbitrary justifications for Although the key to the Christian religion, the Bible should only be used for the morals it teache...
  • Orthodox And The Pietist Movements
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    Lutheran Orthodoxy and PietismS o What In many contemporary Lutheran circles, the labels Orthodoxy and Pietism are distinctly uncomplimentary. In popular usage, Orthodoxy means a fossilized over-intellectualized theological system that neglected the life of the people and distorted the heritage of the Reformation, synonymous with ivory-tower unregenerate reactionary intellectual. One congregation, for example, had to listen to a sermon on Matthew 10: 30 (And even the hairs of your head are all c...
  • One Contradiction In The Bible
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    Problems in Christianity Christianity is one of the largest practiced religions in the world, yet there is still hatred towards every walk of life. This is due to many different interpretations of the Bible throughout the years. The Bible has been revised so many times that no one knows what the original could or would have said. Even if there are ancient scriptures around today who owns them and why are these texts not published in their original format. We are still using different versions of...
  • Christian God's Non Existence
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    The Errancy of Fundamentalism Disproves the God of the Bible 1. Introduction This essay will investigate the often-made claim from Christians, that the Bible is the inspired word of god, a corollary of which is that it is perfectly without error. This view is exemplified by the following statement of Jimmy Swaggart, a Pentecostal pastor: "One of the most basic tenants of the Christian faith is that the Scriptures are inerrant. Because the Bible is God's Word, it is entirely error-free". (Swaggar...
  • Fiorenza's The Book Of Revelation
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    No part of the Bible and its interpretation is more controversial than the book of Revelation. The book of Revelation is the last profound book in the New Testament. It conveys the significant purpose of Christianity by describing God's plan for the world and his final judgment of the people by reinforcing the importance of faith and the concept of Christianity as a whole. This book was written by John in 95 or 96 AD. What is, what has been, and what is to come is the central focus of the conten...
  • Values And Teachings Of The Bible
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    Refutation to a Bias Suggestion 'Some people suggest that the Bible, being a collection of texts written long ago by persons much different from ourselves, does not have much (or any) significance for modern people. ' The suggestion that the Bible is invalid simply due to its authors and era is absurd and bias. This statement is supported by God and all modern day believers. Almost any Christian you confront with this statement would most likely give you a blank stare. However, it is mainly non-...
  • Chloe And Rayford Search For Answers
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    This book is about the Tribulation period that takes place after the Rapture of the church. It begins on an airplane; people suddenly disappear leaving nothing but their clothes, jewelry, etc. The airplane pilot, Rayford Steele, is the main character. Non-believers of Jesus Christ and his followers are terrified and frightened as they try to figure out what has happened to their loved ones. Rayford Steele is directed back to his airport. Flights across the world are grounded, due to the car acci...
  • 7 The Theory Of Reincarnation
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    Christians and Americans different from Japanese. But here too the core experiences were the same. There are obviously two sides of the story. One must look at both sides with careful eye and determine for they what they believe is true. This is where the idea of reincarnation comes in. Because it is 7 incorporated in so many religions, you find an answer to a question, which you truly want to know the answer to, and do not abandon your faith in doing so. Reincarnation is detected in many religi...
  • Scriptures Of Christianity And Its Religious Traditions
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    Firstly it is necessary to mention that Christianity is one of the oldest religions in the world. It dates backs thousands years. The beginning f the Christianity is the 1st century A.D. in the Roman Empire. Christianity is is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, known by Christians as Jesus Christ. (Hagen 35) It is known that the sacred texts of Christianity are the Bible and the Apostolic Tradition (Revelation written by John). Two these sacred writi...
  • Every Evolutionist Theory
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    While a good portion of the wold's population has already made up their minds, evolutionists are still searching for new evidence proving evolution over the more common and realistic belief of the Christian God. All Christians admit that evolutionists have far more evidence and information, however each theory contradicts the others in some way. Christians need not bother with hundreds of disagreeing theories and ideas because the Bible, along with agreeing creationists give all the information ...
  • Early Christian Community As Scripture
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    The Bible is the sacred book of Christianity, including both the Old Testament and the New Testament. The bible is a collection of 66 books. Within these 66 books is the story of the development of the Judeo-Christian tradition. Thorough examination of these 66 books suggests how the literature was produced and how it reached its final form. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the process of canonization, the categories included / excluded from the Jewish or Christian Bible, and the process ...
  • True Christian Being A True Christian
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    How to be a true Christian Being a true Christian is something that I enjoy being. Something, that everyone should also enjoy being. Sometimes it is quite hard to do, especially if you have to deal with the type of people that I have to deal with everyday. In order to be true Christians, you have to have self discipline. In order to do that, you will need to practice Bible study, faith, and prayer everyday. The first step in being true Christians is Bible study. Bible study is a key factor in be...
  • Author Presents Biblical Allusions
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    Throughout the Middle Ages, the idea of Christianity has been portrayed in many literary instances. Beowulf, the epic poem, presents Christian elements. The author presents a sense of Christianity through Biblical allusions, moral themes, and evil representations. Through studying this narrative poem, one finds examples of this dominant religion. Over the course of this epic, the author presents Biblical allusions. He explains that God is the creator of earth and man. Life is a gift from God, an...

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