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A Historical Overview Of The Primarily Independent Origins Of Original Sin And Infant Baptism In The Fathers Until Augustine, Timothy J. Arena 2018 Andrews University

A Historical Overview Of The Primarily Independent Origins Of Original Sin And Infant Baptism In The Fathers Until Augustine, Timothy J. Arena

Seminary Scholarship Symposium

The purpose of this paper is to examine the historical development of original sin (the foundational element of soteriology) and that of baptism (one of the essential rituals of the Church which concerns its nature), particularly infant baptism, something closely associated with original sin after the time of Augustine. This study will show that the origins of infant baptism were largely independent of the emergence of the doctrine of original sin, but that it arose instead due to various other historical and theological factors—a certain reading of John 3:5, high infant mortality rate and low life expectancy, “emergency ...


Dr. Jerry Falwell – Culture Warrior: A Personal Reminiscence, C. Fred Smith 2018 Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary

Dr. Jerry Falwell – Culture Warrior: A Personal Reminiscence, C. Fred Smith

Fred O. Smith Jr.

No abstract provided.


Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby 2018 Sacred Heart University

Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby

Peter Gavin Ferriby

Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation has been popularly successful but faced increasing scrutiny in past years.  Christensen is a Latter-day Saint, and the career of Joseph Smith, Jr. and his ideas form a powerful backdrop for Christen’s theory.   Smith's role as an innovator, the "disruption" of Mormon proclamation, and the America that received or rejected his message all form an enduring, cultural matrix that later facilitated the popularization of “disruptive innovation” as an idea. Uncritical embrace of the popular theory, especially in higher education, implies acceptance of a cultural assumptions and suggest that the theory is less ...


Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby 2018 Sacred Heart University

Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby

Peter Gavin Ferriby

Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation has been popularly successful but faced increasing scrutiny in past years.  Christensen is a Latter-day Saint, and the career of Joseph Smith, Jr. and his ideas form a powerful backdrop for Christen’s theory.   Smith's role as an innovator, the "disruption" of Mormon proclamation, and the America that received or rejected his message all form an enduring, cultural matrix that later facilitated the popularization of “disruptive innovation” as an idea. Uncritical embrace of the popular theory, especially in higher education, implies acceptance of a cultural assumptions and suggest that the theory is less ...


Evaluation Of The Prophecies In Daniel 9:25-26 In Order To Confirm The Origin Of The Bible, Robert C. Ordemann 2018 Liberty University

Evaluation Of The Prophecies In Daniel 9:25-26 In Order To Confirm The Origin Of The Bible, Robert C. Ordemann

Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship

Throughout history, there has been a great effort to corroborate the truth recorded in the Bible. Many linguists, scholars, historians, and archeologists have perused careers in order accurately supporting the Bible with evaluated evidence. However, one of the paramount necessities is to be able to incorporate all these disciplines together in an effort to prove that the Bible was given by Divine Revelation. Further one of the most significant keys tools that God has provided for us to authenticate the Scriptures original nature is predictive prophecy. When prophecy is given and later appropriately fulfilled it enables scholars the ability to ...


Christian Disunity: Tracing Scriptural Discords Of The Last Two Millenniums, Jennifer Peltier 2018 Liberty University

Christian Disunity: Tracing Scriptural Discords Of The Last Two Millenniums, Jennifer Peltier

Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship

The motto In God We Trust is printed on American currency. Yet, the Bible is not taught in the public-school system. Though America’s beginnings were Christian and founded upon biblical principles, laws have been passed in postmodern America that seem to contradict the Holy Scriptures standard of morality. Religious divisions concerning the Holy Scriptures have transpired throughout human history. This paper traces religious discords that have occurred over the last 2000 years to reveal the roots of disunity that precedes America’s apathy toward the Bible as the infallible authority and standard to live by. This paper is broken ...


William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman 2018 Abilene Christian University

William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman

Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids

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Records Of United Christian Ashrams, ATS Special Collections and Archives 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Records Of United Christian Ashrams, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Alexander The Great, W. B. Godbey 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Alexander The Great, W. B. Godbey

William B. Godbey

No abstract provided.


Records Of United Christian Ashrams, ATS Special Collections and Archives 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Records Of United Christian Ashrams, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

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Review: Liturgy And Personality, By Dietrich Von Hildebrand, Thomas V. Gourlay 402884 2017 The University of Notre Dame Australia

Review: Liturgy And Personality, By Dietrich Von Hildebrand, Thomas V. Gourlay 402884

Thomas V. Gourlay

No abstract provided.


Seeing Witchcraft, Bernhard Udelhoven 2017 Society of the Missionaries of Africa

Seeing Witchcraft, Bernhard Udelhoven

Journal of Global Catholicism

When Christians in Zambia struggle with witchcraft, they also struggle with African cultural and religious concepts that deal with life’s ambiguities and that require discernment. It is not by working against the cultural and religious heritage, but by working with it, as far as possible, that the pastor can identify the broken relationships towards which many witchcraft discourses point. However, before we place the concepts of witchcraft into the realm of superstition (as are the trends of mission Christianity) or the demonic (as are the trends of charismatic Christianity), the Church has the duty to look at the concepts ...


The Devil Of The Missionary Church: The White Fathers And Catholic Evangelization In Zambia, Bernhard Udelhoven 2017 Society of the Missionaries of Africa

The Devil Of The Missionary Church: The White Fathers And Catholic Evangelization In Zambia, Bernhard Udelhoven

Journal of Global Catholicism

This article examines how Western Catholic missionaries in Zambia dealt with claims of witchcraft and Satanism. Within an analytic frame that draws upon cultural history, theology, and anthropology the article also considers how African Christians appropriated missionary notions of the devil.


The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze 2017 Fordham University

The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze

Journal of Global Catholicism

A consideration of the future of African Catholicism in light of the ecclesiology of Pope Francis. The article explores how themes in Francis's ecclesiology work together to challenge centralization, clericalism, and triumphalism in the church by promoting practices of synodality and how these elements support the church’s mission to work against forms of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and the most fundamental matrix of colonial power by advancing radical democracy in society


Editor's Introduction, Mathew Schmalz 2017 College of the Holy Cross

Editor's Introduction, Mathew Schmalz

Journal of Global Catholicism

An overview of African Catholicism. Part Two: Retrospect and Prospect, third issue of the Journal of Global Catholicism. A summary of the work of Bradford Hinze, Mary Gloria Njoku, Matthias Scharer, Mary Sylvia Nwachukwu, and Bernhard Udelhoven. Among the topics considered: African ecclesiology, African wellness and quality of life in Africa, interreligious dialogue in Africa, African Biblical scholarship, witchcraft and the Catholic Church.


The Treaty Of Tripoli And The Myth Of A Christian Nation, Hector Avalos 2017 Iowa State University

The Treaty Of Tripoli And The Myth Of A Christian Nation, Hector Avalos

Hector Avalos

Debates about Christian privilege today often center on whether the United States was founded as a Christian nation. On one side of the argument are writers such as Terry Eastland, David Barton, and also Roy Stewart Moore, the chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, who believe that the United States was founded, whether officially or unofficially, as a Christian nation. As Terry Eastland (1984) phrases it in his defense of a specifically Protestant Christian privilege: Let me therefore start with these propositions: that there was a principal religion in American life from 1620 until roughly 1920; that this religion ...


El Problema Morisco Y La Retórica De La Infección Corporal En “La Historia Del Cautivo”, Diana Galarreta-Aima 2017 James Madison University

El Problema Morisco Y La Retórica De La Infección Corporal En “La Historia Del Cautivo”, Diana Galarreta-Aima

Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

The object of this study, from the perspective of a Cervantist, is to put two forms of medicalizing discourse in dialog with one another: the first is the discourse of sickness and health in texts advocating the expulsion of the moriscos; the second is the medical images of the captive’s tale (“la retórica de la infección corporal en ‘La historia del cautivo’”).


Vincentian Social Justice: A Work In Progress, John E. Rybolt 2017 DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Vincentian Social Justice: A Work In Progress, John E. Rybolt

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


Journal Of Vincentian Social Action, November 2017, John T. Maher 2017 St. John's University

Journal Of Vincentian Social Action, November 2017, John T. Maher

Journal of Vincentian Social Action

No abstract provided.


Shaw's "Christianity: The Biography, 2000 Years Of Global History" (Book Review), Joseph Baumstarck 2017 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Shaw's "Christianity: The Biography, 2000 Years Of Global History" (Book Review), Joseph Baumstarck

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


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