When one thinks of biblical teachings and expressions, the last thing that comes to mind is sexuality. In fact, disparaging views on the subject come to mind more often than not.
The symbolism in the novel/film “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe” written by C.S. Lewis resembles the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In the beginning of the story there are four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy who later on are introduced to more characters. The White Witch symbolizes the Devil and the evil she has put over Narnia is symbolized in the cold snowy weather. When the children enter Narnia, Edmund betrays his brother and sisters by going to the White Witch telling her that he has brought them to Narnia. He did this because the White Witch promised him Turkish delight and power, but she lied and took him captive. Edmund represents all mankind who has betrayed Christ from birth and who Jesus died for on the cross.
The Bible is the sacred text of all Christians. Although there are differences between the bibles of some Christian denominations, essentially all Bibles are divided into two parts – the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament gives the history of the Israelites, God’s chosen people. It
Historically Jesus & Mohammed are very important religious figures, and still remain important religious figures today. Jesus Christ (also known as Jesus of Nazareth) is the central figure of Christianity. Mohammed is considered to be the
In the book of Ephesians it identifies the author as Apostle Paul. Paul intended all those that long for Christ to receive this writing. Enclosed in the book of Ephesians is the discipline needed to develop into
I learned that in Islam that they are five pillars which stand out to me because I didn’t realize that by following these steps one is practicing one faith because of my beliefs for which I have been taught. For
The Theology of the Psalms
Reading the book of Psalms is always beneficial because there is always a passage that the reader can relate to at that time. If he is going through difficult times and is looking for comfort, they are there. If he is full of joy and is looking for the words to describe
Why Babylonians Saw Humans as Slaves of The Gods
Myth, as defined by Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, is an ancient story or set of stories, especially explaining in a literary way the early history of a group of people or about natural events and facts. Mythology has no author and is considered to
Creation vs. Evolution – Theology Essay
The questions posed to us about a religion and faith we are supposed to know made things very tricky and hard. When thinking about God usually I just think back to the previous weekend at church. These questions have changed
How Women Have Been Kept “In Their Place” – Theology Essay
Ever since Adam and Eve were expelled from Paradise, misogyny has been a central part of all cultures. It has been argued that men used this myth to become more