Theology Essay Topics

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

The Shack: Analysis

According to “The Shack”, William Paul Young had to confront the issue of theodicy; how a loving god could allow such overwhelming pain, suffering and evil in the world he created. The overall thesis of the book seems to states that forgiveness is desirable. Matthew 6:15 states clearly the requirements of forgiveness, “But if you… View Article

Theology of Worship

My theology of worship can be found in John 4:24: “God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. ” This is my theology of worship from this text, which can further be broken down into these four questions, which I will go in detail about how they relate to… View Article

A Personal Integrated Theory of Counseling

Abstract This personal model of counseling addresses the importance of developing a biblical theory of Christian Counseling, which also integrates psychology, theology and spirituality, without diminishing the relevance of each. The working model for counselors should provide practical techniques for the inclusion of believers and non-Christians, as they work towards a personal relationship with God…. View Article

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Rhetorical Analysis

In the sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” Jonathan Edwards, with a contemptuous attitude, attempts to provoke a religious revival in the Puritan communities of colonial America using the very powerful motivator of fear. He instills, very literally, the fear of God within the hearts of unconverted people within the church. Edwards… View Article

The hope theology

The latter part of the 20th century has been a major turning point in the development of theological doctrines that were continuously studied in contemporary times. Its development was triggered by the advancement of several civil rights and human rights movements in the West. In the length of this period, the Western culture experienced turmoil… View Article

Intergrative Approaches

Entwistle (2010) in this book addresses the question: Is integration of Psychology and Theology Necessary or even possible. The Book of God’s Word (scripture) and the Book of God’s Work (creation) provides more insight as to how or if this question can be fully answered. Throughout history has been conflict and power struggle; with faith… View Article

The Letter of Paul to Romans

Romans is the longest and most theologically significant of the letters of Paul. It can be described as a tractate letter, one that is composed of a theological argument or series of arguments. A letter essay as it may be, it was received by the people of the church at Rome who were mostly Gentiles…. View Article

Theology of Community

In this paper, I am going to share my ideas of theology. I believe that one of the biggest mistakes I made in the past was that I was afraid of being rejected, so I wrote a theology paper and tried to give the previous COM what I thought they wanted to hear instead of… View Article

God – Religion

1. Metaphysics Metaphysics is the study of “reality. ” More specifically it is the study of reality that is beyond the scientific or mathematical realms. The term “metaphysics” itself literally means “beyond the physical. ” The metaphysical issues most discussed are the existence of God, the soul, and the afterlife. 2. Epistemology – This philosophy… View Article

Plymouth Plantation

Perhaps what we fail to realize is that the Puritan belief of Divine Providence consumed every single aspect of the Puritan lifestyle. From the moment they woke up, until the moment they crawled back into bed, the inhabitants of the first settlements of New England believed that the cause of every occurrence was the Christian… View Article

Short Reflection on the Problem of Evil

The question of evil is a common hot button topic among atheists and non-Christians who attempt to disprove Christianity. They argue that an omnipotent and omniscient God cannot exist in a world with so much evil. The argument is used by them to try to prove that Christianity is “internally self-contradictory and thereby to be… View Article

Predestination and Free Will

Is there a way to reconcile predestination with free will? There has always been much talk about both predestination and free will and how they both fit together or they don’t. I believe there is a way to reconcile both. There is a reason both are spoken of and taught. Ephesians 1:11 “… in whom… View Article

Theology Proper

The study of God is known as Theology Proper. This study is vital in knowing and experiencing the one true God. God goes by many names and He has revealed Himself to us, through His word and though revelation. By studying Theology Proper we can discover much about the Character of God like His attributes,… View Article

Theology of Atonement and Salvation

The view and understanding of atonement is one of the widest in Christian theology. Unlike the dogmas that define the theology of trinity and incarnation and bring unity to Christian understanding, the theology of atonement has many different views that are widely held. The theology of atonement is one of the most important for Christians… View Article

Integration of psychology & theology

The worldview of Christian counseling is that activity which delves into helping people grow constructively in all aspects of their lives through a caring relationship and it is done by counselor with Christian assumptions and values. Alister E. McGrath, in his book Christian Spirituality (1999) states that spirituality comes from Hebrew “ruach” which has a… View Article