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Week 15 Final Post Reflection on Video Essay

Overall, the process of making this video essay challenged me and helped me be more creative. The first thing that worried me when I saw this essay was the criteria for picture taking. I tried to strictly uphold the criteria … Continue reading

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Week 14 Paul Life Together In Christ

The phrase “in-christ” was used by Paul in his letters over a hundred times. Paul obviously thought the phrase was very important for living an authentic christian life. Paul says anyone that does not have the Spirit of Christ does … Continue reading

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Week 12 Blog Letter to Galatians/ Paul’s Beliefs

Paul opens hisletter to the Galatians by first claiming hisown authority. He does this when he says that he was not commissioned to speak of Jesus and God by human authority but rather Jesus inspired Paul to be an apostle … Continue reading

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Paul Appealing Or Appalling week 11

In the very beginning of “The First Paul” Borg and Crossan claim that Paul is second only to Jesus in importance in the origins of Christianity. Never reading any of Paul’s letters myself I am unable to agree or disagree. … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Luke week 10

The opening of Luke consists of Luke voicing his purpose, in which he says he hopes people will have confidence in what he has written. I found it interesting that in voicing his purpose Luke never once mentions Jesus. The … Continue reading

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Borg: Bible Political And Personal week 9

The main point Borg is trying to make in chapter nine of his book is that the Bible is both personal and political. In this way he means that the reason for writing the bible is both personal and political. … Continue reading

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Borg Ch. 8 week 7

Its interesting to hear Borg say that the Bible is both political and personal. This makes me think many of the stories in the bible may be purely political, symbols that represent the power of Rome. The Bible is personal … Continue reading

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