A Select Issue in Soteriology: The Ordo Salutis

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Introduction Despite centuries of contention, various Christian denominations continue to debate the logical or pedagogical sequence of soteriological elements, noting significant theological ramifications resulting from the affirmation of each.  Far-removed from an inconsequential academic debate, the Ordo Salutis (order of … Continued

The Importance of Community: An Exegetical Examination of Ephesians 4:7-16

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Introduction Rampantly pervading the Christian church, biblical illiteracy and poor hermeneutical methodologies actively undermine the sound teachings of Scripture. Accordingly, the Christian must become proficient in exegetical techniques, diligently studying the Scriptures and seeking to apply the doctrines faithfully. Serving … Continued

Worldview in Question: Testing Secular Humanism

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Introduction Rampantly proliferating throughout academia, metaphysical naturalism presents a significant challenge to Christianity, as the mainstream culture blindly embraces naturalistic assumptions under the authority of science. Consequently, American society increasingly identifies traditional religions as outdated and culturally irrelevant, sparking an … Continued

A Select Issue in Anthropology and Hamartiology: Traducianism

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Introduction Despite centuries of deliberation, the origination of the human soul remains a point of contention among theologians, as the Scriptures seem to support either the creationism or the traducianism hypothesis. Espousing either ontological commitment produces many theological ramifications when … Continued

Worldview in Question: Outlining the Islāmic Worldview

Worldview Composition A comprehensive and well-thought-out worldview must address twelve topics about reality, including: 1)    Theology / Concept of God / Ultimate Reality: What kind of God, if any, actually exists? 2)    Metaphysics / External Reality: Is there … Continued

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