Category Archives: Miscellaneous Discussion

Group Project 2.0

Last week Bethany posted a blog about our multimedia project and gave a link to see it on my Facebook page. However, I have now edited it to less than 10 minutes so that I could post it on YouTube. I … Continue reading

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Hello again

In light of being abandoned two days before presenting my project, it seems that I grossly overprepared my presentation in fear of not having enough information to show or talk about. Ironically, the portion I typed to use as a … Continue reading

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Group 1: Social Justice

The prophets of the OT often spoke of ‘social justice,’ the idea that everyone has the right to equality because we are all part of humanity. Our paper focuses on this idea of social justice and argues that ‘social justice’ … Continue reading

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What has been is What will be…

I’ve really fallen in love with the book of Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes is a part of the literary genre known as “Wisdom Literature.” It is characterized by a practical orientation to daily life without reference to the historical acts of God … Continue reading

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Sister Stories

Only two books in the Bible are named after women, the books of Ruth and Esther. Both books are master narratives. But something I find very interesting about these two stories is their similarities. Reading these two books back to … Continue reading

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Group 3 Video

This video was made to supplement the presentation my group and I made. Our topic was social injustice, how it relates to the old testament and how it relates to the modern day world. Our prime example of social injustice … Continue reading

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Reactions to Tragedies (Group 4 Video)

Earlier today (Wednesday), my group and I gave our presentation over people’s reactions to the tragedies in life and how their faith can play a role in the way the deal with these events. We didn’t have a chance to … Continue reading

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Attempting to Understand Evil

      Previously in class we discussed the book of Job. The story of Job has always been really interesting to me, but at the same time is hard for me to understand. In the beginning of the story, Job is … Continue reading

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Group 2: Discussion of Evil

Sorry it took so long to post, originally we were going to post the presentation straight to the blog, but I couldn’t figure out how to do that. So here are some points and bits of information from our presentation. … Continue reading

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Some perspective on God’s nature

Have you ever heard someone say God isn’t real? Well one thing many people overlook when debating the existence of God is what it means to be God. There have been many different ways to define what and who God … Continue reading

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Extra Credit: “Let Justice Roll”

When I went to Professor James Cone’s lecture last Friday, I went in with an open mind. While I found it to be a very intriguing lecture and thought he did have some good and valid points, I do not … Continue reading

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Extra Credit: Let Justice Roll Lecture

I am very glad that I had the opportunity to attend Dr. James Cone’s captivating lecture on Black Liberation Theology. Like I said in class last Friday, I have always been anxious to attend more left-of –center events on campus … Continue reading

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Neanderthals in Genesis? Read for the answer.

I would have to have posted this topic to the blog when we were discussing Genesis. Nonetheless, I believe you all will find the content quite intriguing and interesting. The 1960 film Inherit the Wind, accounting the 1925 Scopes Monkey … Continue reading

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The battle of the sexes

After talking in class today about social equality and gender equality I found it almost ironic when I was working today because I had a discussion about gender equality with my one of my clients. I work as a personal … Continue reading

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Extra Credit: Let Justice Roll Lecture

As many others have noted, Dr. Cone’s lecture/presentation was very moving.  From his descriptive language, to his creative manipulation, to the changes in the tone of his voice, Dr. Cone had the audience in the palm of his hand.  The … Continue reading

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