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This assignment will assist you in the development of your personal model of lea

This assignment will assist you in the development of your personal model of leadership due in Topics 5 and 8.
Utilize the results from the “Rokeach Values Survey” that you completed in Topic 2.
Submit a 500-750 word reflection that identifies your values hierarchy and explains the significance it might have on your leadership style.
Your reflection must include:
An identification and explanation of your top three instrumental values.
An explanation of how your top three instrumental values fit within the values hierarchy.
An explanation of the significance of the top three instrumental values on the approach to leadership.
An identification and explanation of your top three terminal values.
An explanation of how your top three terminal values fit within the values hierarchy.
An explanation of the significance of the top three terminal values on the approach to leadership.
All content sections of your assignment should have supporting citations to strengthen your claims.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

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Assignment #2 Questions: 1. What are the 3 main categories of attitudes toward r

Assignment #2 Questions:
1. What are the 3 main categories of attitudes toward religious art? Provide examples.
2. How are religion and the concept of gender connected? Provide an example of how some people have reconciled their personal identity with their religious identity.
3. How do religious creation narratives contribute to people’s view of the natural world and how they orient themselves within it? Provide examples.
4. What are some examples of how religion is portrayed in the media? Are they negative or positive, and why do you think this is?
Please submit your answers as a Word doc using 12-pt font, normal margins, and double-spacing

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You will do an analytical review of the book Basic Christianity by John R. W. St

You will do an analytical review of the book Basic Christianity by John R. W. Stott, compared with Ellen White’s Steps to Christ. This review must be typewritten, Times New Roman, 12 point, double-spaced, and no less than five pages long. Answer the following questions in your review:
What is the objective of the author and how has he met the objective?
Is the book written to a special interest group? Who is the group? Support your answer.
What are the strengths and/or weaknesses of the book with reference to logic, literary style, and choice of material included or excluded from the book?
How has the book affected you spiritually?
Make a statement as to how much of the book you have read.
Contrast and compare Stott with Ellen White’s Steps to Christ.
Include bibliography.

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Does the original meaning even matter if it loses its relevancy?

Two (2) different Essays, 1000 words EACH Please, total of 2000 words.
Please discuss the following prompt:
Although Buddhism is able to change, adapt, and be adopted by other cultures and lifestyles, with all these changes, do you think that the original meaning of Buddhism taught by the Buddha himself can be lost or even die? Does the original meaning even matter if it loses its relevancy?
The essay should be approximately 1000 words and include the following:
Use at least one source from our assigned readings for class;
Use at least one peer reviewed source found outside our course readings;
Use at least once concept found and cited from the courses lectures;
Use Chicago Manual of Style with footnotes and bibliography for citations.
Peer reviews -worth 15 points total (graded separately) – should respond to the essays answering the following questions:
1) What was the author’s main point in the paper (at least one sentence)
2) What did you learn from the paper/what assumptions were challenged in this paper? (at least 2 sentences)
3) What issues did you find problematic in the essay/what points seem to be missing in the essay? (at least 3 sentences)
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Goal: utilize a minimum of 5 or more categories from the “concepts to know” from our course reading materials (see end of chapters).

Writing a 3 page term review.
Goal: Utilize a minimum of 5 or more categories from the “concepts to know” from our course reading materials (see end of chapters).
Instructions: Using our textbook, define and apply some of the categories from the textbook to help analyze your research question. You should not use any other text, articles, or references at this time. ONLY USE OUR TEXTBOOK for this stage of the assignment.
The professor says: I would recommend articles: 1, 2, 5, 6, and 8.
Article 10 would be okay to swap out with one of the above if you wanted.

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Give information relevant to these topics and describe them in detail.

Please make notes on the topics given below. Give information relevant to these topics and describe them in detail.
Genesis 1–3
-key differences between creation accounts in ch. 1 (Priestly source) and ch. 2 (Jahwist source)
-the story of eating the forbidden fruit and its consequences in ch. 3
Exodus 3
-the names of God revealed to Moses in the burning bush
Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae I, q. 2
-what it means to know something per se (For example: a triangle has three sides. This is known per se because three-sidedness is part of the definition or essence of a triangle.)
-whether God can be known per se by us
-whether we can know God’s essence
-Aquinas’s five ways of proving God’s existence “from effects”
Rahner, Encounters with Silence, chs. 1–3, 7, and 8
-the questions that Rahner asks God and the answers (or non-answers) he receives
-how God’s infinity is expressed through the human word of Jesus
-how his theology differs in style from Aquinas’s
-his experiences of prayer and silence
Johnson, “The Living God in Women’s Voices” and “The Living God in Cosmic Perspective”
-three rules for speaking about God
-three problems with exclusively male imagery for God
-biblical and traditional sources of female imagery for God
-key elements of the new universe story and environmental ethics
-key terms such as “panentheism,” “pneumatology,” and “anthropocentrism”
Job 1–14 and 38–42
-meaning of the term “theodicy”
-the prose author’s section (Job 1–2 and 42:7–15)—featuring the dialogue between God and “the satan” about whether it is possible for persons to have pure motives if God rewards the righteous and punishes the wicked
-the poetic author’s perspective (Job 3–14 and 38–42:6)—in which the question is about how God would respond to the complaints of an innocent sufferer, including God’s mysterious speeches and presence near the end
-the theology of Job’s friends (Job 3–14)—which leads them to argue, in their view quite logically, that if Job is suffering he must have sinned (blaming the victim)
The Song of Solomon
-the sensuous imagery and use of other creatures to describe human beauty and love
-the message of the daughters of Jerusalem
-two reasons why this collection of love poetry is in the Bible (allegorical reading, celebration of romantic love as part of the goodness of God’s creation)
Augustine, Confessions, bks. 1–9
-the meaning of “confession”
-Augustine’s desires and how he channels them
-the Manichee religion, what was appealing in it, why Augustine left it
-the Platonists, what Augustine likes about their philosophy, what he finds unsatisfactory
-the pear tree incident and its meaning
-key characters in his story, such as his anonymous friend who died, Monica, Alypius, Faustus, Ambrose, Simplicianus, Victorinus, Ponticianus, St. Antony
-his moment of conversion and how the conflict in his will is resolved
-his experience with his mom at Ostia

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Explain how culture affects religion and religion affects culture

Explain the dimensions along which culture impacts religion
Explain how culture affects religion and religion affects culture

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Why do you think god wants to have a relationship with people and what are the benefits of that relationship?

This week, you will write a comprehensive APA Analysis paper utilizing all the knowledge you have gained in REL 1010. You should use the previous four themes to assist you in formulating and writing this paper. Your final essay should be a minimum of 1500 word count in which you address and discuss the statement and questions below. You will need at least four scholarly sources. If you need support on how to formulate your APA Analysis paper, you may refer to your APA Template under the Resource tab or contact the CPS Librarians. Please refer to your grading rubric for guidance. Upon completion, you will click on the Dropbox tab to submit your paper for grading. Be sure that you do not self-plagiarize from the previous weeks.
Name three to five common factors in the books of the Old Testament?
How does the use of themes help us better understand the text of the Bible? Why do you think God wants to have a relationship with people and what are the benefits of that relationship?
How do you think God seeks to govern our lives today?
Name three primary messages from God’s prophets.
How is God’s wisdom different from the world’s wisdom?

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Write down who believed to have been the first christian.

Write down who believed to have been the first Christian. Next, take some time and research who actually brought Christianity
to the masses. Here, the masses will mean pagan people. How does the
process of conversion for non-Jews begin?
Please write a paragraph 3-5 sentences to answer.

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What should that look like?

How should Scripture’s emphasis on justice for the poor and oppressed apply to current social justice movements? Should Christians fight for equal rights and treatment of various people groups? What should that look like? Examples of contemporary social justice issues include the Black Lives Matter movement, police reform, $15 minimum wage debate, gender pay gap, LGBTQ rights, gender equality in the church, #metoo and /#churchtoo movements, immigration and border security questions, etc.
In your original post, cite the appropriate material in your textbook. Failure to do so will result in an automatic 0 on the post. There is no word limit to this discussion post.