The passage chosen for this exegetical paper is Mark 14:1-11 where Jesus is anointed by a woman followed by Judas agreeing to betray Jesus. This paper will look the different pieces of context for this passage and look to establish the theological theme of Jesus as the Suffering Messiah.
This paper will discuss the role of the Bishop inside the Roman Catholic Church. Bishops are a key position of leadership in the largest Christian body in the world that has endured centuries of different climates and circumstances. To do that, this paper will look at three topics in regard to this office. Firstly, we will discuss how the office of the Bishop came about via Apostolic succession. Secondly, we will discuss the role Bishops play as a single collegial unit. Thirdly, we will discuss the role of Bishops inside the local church.
This passage is a turning point of not only in Joseph’s life, but also in the book of Genesis. In this passage, we see the offspring of Abraham demonstrate how wicked humanity can be and the depravity of even God’s supposed chosen people. However this passage, like all parts of the Old Testament and Bible, should never be read in isolation.
The story of Ruth is a familiar story for all regular readers of scripture and mostly treasured as a example of godly qualities. However, there requires careful thought and analysis on this narrative. Despite its relative shortness, Ruth has attracted many varying criticisms and opinions. This study of Ruth intends to outline the themes and intents of this book and explore more deeply the character of Ruth.
Ages ago, I said I was going to do a Lamentations series. After the first post, I never really followed through and it died. So here’s the second attempt at it! Note: I lost the first one I did so I kinda have to start again… Verse 1 gets straight to the point. This is going […]
Assessment item 1: Report THL409 Student: George Huang Subject coordinator: Ockert Meyer This report will be on the first chapter of Mark Allen Powell’s “Introducing the New Testament”. The topic of the first chapter is “The New Testament World”. In this report, I will seek to summarise the content of the first chapter briefly and […]