Theology Essay Examples

The Prodigal Son

Introduction      The illustration of the prodigal son is fraught with meaning. So as to have the picture in mind this paper will briefly review the story, which is of a man who had two sons. The younger one asked his father for his share of the property. This was granted, and the young man… View Article

Spirituality and Family Resilience

Perhaps no other social institution has a closer link with religion than does the family. In the case where the family becomes particularly “sacred,’ the danger of family violence is also as real as in the various forms of the ‘secular religion of love.’ When the family as such, mostly forms of marriage and children,… View Article

Theology of the Reformers

Introduction      Timothy George is known for his particular reference of the Bible as a major sector of his teachings that he uses on his previous students when he used to volunteer as an educator of the church. The skills that he has particularly placed on the teaching procedures that he used to assist young… View Article

Theologins Of Exile

How do the ways in which the theologians of the Exile tried to make sense of what happened to Israel help Christians at the start of the twenty first century to hear and respond to the call of God?             In the Bible, it is stated that the people of Israel would be hated, ridiculed,… View Article

Model For Theological Critiaue Format

Introduction     The general idea and concept of hell mainly encompasses on a vile place of flames where wicked and evil souls spend the rest of eternity in torment.  These views of the ever damned place are most likely derived from religious beliefs and dogma.  Conversely, the term hell in an idiomatic approach is commonly… View Article

Theological Ethics and the market

Abstract Leadership is universal spanning from the home, business organizations, schools and churches among others. While it is a fact that individuals at leadership positions may be unaware of the enormous power that lies within that position, the truth is a leader intentionally or otherwise influences his group to a considerable extent. This makes the… View Article

Religious Philosophy

Christian theology has its roots in Judaism. Christian theology has evolved from the philosophy of the Old Testament from which the Christians take their most basic of tenets: there is only one God, that God is present everywhere, and that God is all-knowing. However, the God of the Old Testament was a more personal and… View Article

The Faith of Kierkegaard

As men begin to rationalize their existence, they fall inevitably upon frameworks; systems of progression that seek to order the human experience into understandable guidelines. Be it the unilinear evolution of civilizations proposed by early anthropologists or the culturally accepted hallmarks of youth and adulthood, humans have always sought to develop a hierarchy of ideals… View Article

Follow Jesus as Your Example

An artist’s followers are those who imitate his style. Jesus “has set us an example that we should follow His steps. ” As all rules are better understood when accompanied with examples, He visited this world to furnish an illustration of the perfect law of God. In the human life of Christ we see the… View Article

God in Nature

Looking at two different definitions of the word nature, I gained a better understanding of what the phrase, “God in Nature”, means. The first said that it was, “the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized” (www. wordnetweb. princeton. edu), and the other described it as, “The material world and its phenomena” (www…. View Article

Engaging with God: A Biblical Theology of Worship

As is well known, the urge to worship is an innate drive of humankind. Through the ages, people from all walks of life have appealed to a deity for assistance, protection, and salvation. Then, through various ceremonies of praise and thanksgiving, countless societies have expressed appreciation for the bounties of life. Further, chapter seven blatantly… View Article

Psychology, Theology and Spirituality in Christian Counseling

Introduction Traditionally, psychology and theology have stood in opposition to each other. Christian counselors felt that the relationship between the two disciplines is essentially adversarial. Those who tried to integrate psychology and theology were criticized for doing so. As time goes by, important insights about human behavior and the importance of spirituality have been highlighted…. View Article

Psychology, Theology, and Spirtuality by Mark R. McMinn

Through this book written by Mark R. Mcminn his purpose has outlined for the readers the differences between the three overlapping principles of Psychology, Theology and Spirituality. This is a good book that is made special by the author for Christian counsellors, students and pastors to clearly understand the definitions of those three principles.  The… View Article

Existence of God

Descartes applies the ‘Cogito ergo sum’ (‘I think therefore I am’) argument from the second meditation to prove another foundational truth, which is the existence of God. He uses his personal Christian belief and definition of God to build upon this proposition and tries to prove that something besides him exists by contemplating his idea… View Article