church slips again into Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox, and then Protestantism; each stemming from Christianity. Catholics and Protestants worship the same God, but the principles of Faith are different, resulting in conflict. The two main differences are how the Catholics and Protests deal with salvation and Mary. In Protestant theology, salvation is by Sola fide: by Faith alone in Jesus; without the contribution of works. With that being said; in Roman Catholicism salvation is earned through
to Mark”, cultural conflict is shown through the consequences of introducing new thoughts and beliefs to people who are foreign to them. “The Gambler” portrays cultural conflict by describing the actions of a person from one culture who is among people of another culture. The Gutres family was “barely articulate”. This contrasted dramatically with Espinosa’s skills of reading novels and the Bible. Espinosa thinks of himself as a freethinker, but the Gutres family regards him as a holy savior. “When
respectful polarization. I was born in a small village of about 400 inhabitants. The entire population was Catholic and there was a small chapel in the middle of the village, where the priest celebrated the Mass once a month and seminarians went to do Holy Week and Christmas missions.
on the culture the child grows up in. There are religious coming of age rituals such as Christianity’s Confirmation, Judaism’s Bar/Bat Mitvah, Zulu’s Thomba ceremony, Hinduism’s Upanayana ceremony, Buddhism’s Shinbyu ceremony, etc. There are also cultural coming of age celebrations such as the North American Sweet 16 and the Latin American Quinceañera. There are also other “coming of age” events such as graduating college, being initiated into a Fraternity or Sorority, and achieving a black belt in
One of the first principles which should be emphasized is creation. The creation story in hinduism is very different from the bible. For hindus, they believe the universe was created by Vishnu and Brahama. However the main difference between christianity and hinduism is this world is the first world created and time does not recycle like they believe. The message delivered must display that God came before creation and does not
that they all view current and present experience of the divine deity through revelation, tradition and scripture. The first model that Bevans explores is the Translation Model. Pioneering a way to make the gospel relevant and attractive within cultural contexts. This is the most common of the models that is adopted by most practitioners subconsciously when doing theology in context.
Ans: Yes. My Holy Bible. Is there a person or a group whose presence and support you value at a time like this? Ans: My connect group and my Pastor and the elders. Question #3 - C = COPING How are you coping with your medical situation? Ans: I don’t have any at present;
1. Religions strengthened political, economic, and culture ties by providing a sense of unity and giving certain rules and morals to follow. Religions started shaping the empires to follow a specific form of rule that included community bonds and a moral code, this influenced the formation of political structor and social stratification. Religion often was used with political leaders to justify their region. Religion also brought people together, which provided that sense of unity. 2. Religion
to unravel the way it had, there had to be a catalyst to bring changes into the community. Religion matters today because it not only has affected the way our lives are lived but it has affected the modern schooling. Taking ICS as an example, the Bible and Christianity is integrated into the syllabus therefore teaching the kids what the religion
Most of the religions in the world are fundamentally ruled by guiding regulations that followers are expected to obey; most of these regulations are interpretations from a holy text or developed from a religious leader and therefore regulations and have evolved throughout the years. An example of this developing nature is Pope Francis’ positive approach towards the LGBT community that is completely opposing his predecessors