Christian Essays (Examples)


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Christians MLK And Birmingham

Pages: 1 (337 words) Sources: 2 Document Type: Document #:58396587

… the injustices there. Some of his fellow clergymen objected to his protests, arguing that he was disrupting the peace and that it was un-Christian of him to insert himself into matters that did not pertain to him. However, he argued that not only had he been invited … painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed” (King, 1963). He stated that Christians must be willing to sacrifice themselves to stand up for those who are oppressed and asserted that “the judgment of God is upon … recapture the sacrificial spirit of the early church, it will lose its authentic ring…” (King, 1963).
In other words, according to King, a Christian’s duty is to stand up against injustice and oppression and face the firing line because that is what Christ would have wanted. His … have wanted. His philosophy is……



King, Jr., Martin Luther. Letter from Birmingham Jail, 1963.

Thoreau, Henry David Civil Disobedience, 1849. 


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How To Start A Business According To Christian Principles

Pages: 5 (1621 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Case Study Document #:36269091

… manage a business, one can approach the process with confidence. This paper will discuss the case of Shania and her plan for a Christian coffeehouse that she wants to name The Gathering Place.
Setting up the Business
If Shania’s husband Marvin is interested in being an investor … is going to be running the company. It is unlikely that a joint venture operation would be possible with one of the other Christian organizations in the area, as they compete amongst themselves for parishioners, and the Gathering Place coffeehouse is meant to be non-denominational. It is … organization called “The Gathering Place: A Refuge for Rebuilding Lives.” The name is a good choice, but if Shania wants to emphasize the Christian character of the coffeehouse, she might like to incorporate some aspect of Christian identity into the…[break]…second greatest commandment is that man love his neighbor as he loves himself (Mark……



Kenton, W. (2019). Limited partner. Retrieved from

Murray, J. (2019a). How to file articles of organization. Retrieved from 

Murray, J. (2019b). Which business type is best? Retrieved from 


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Biblical Mysteries

Pages: 8 (2451 words) Sources: 15 Document Type:Essay Document #:22562699

… regarded as authentic spiritual experiences (Florovsky, 1972). This research proposal is thus an investigation of biblical mysticism and major biblical mysteries found in the Christian bible and how the mysteries found in the Old Testament of the bible are similar to those found in the New Testament.
… the purpose of uniting their consciousness with the consciousness of their environment or surroundings. As a response to the pagan take on Mysticism, Christianity proposed a different perspective of Mysticism particularly via the writings of the Church fathers such as Pseudo-Dionysius and Saint Augustine. In Christian Mysticism, Gnostic heresies principles were openly undermined by the Church fathers. The result is that Christian Mysticism does not suggest that every individual through their own acts and will can reveal the hidden meanings or mysteries of the Divine … that every individual through their own acts and will can reveal the hidden meanings or……



Addington, J. E. (1969). The Hidden Mystery of the Bible. DeVorss & Company.

Ahn, E., & Kang, H. (2018). Introduction to systematic review and meta-analysis. Korean journal of anesthesiology, 71(2), 103.

Beale, G. K., & Gladd, B. L. (2014). Hidden but now revealed: A Biblical theology of mystery. InterVarsity Press.

Catholic Church. (1997). Catechism of the Catholic Church: Revised in accordance with the official Latin text.  Promulgated by Pope John Paul II (2nd edition). Washington, D.C.: United States Catholic Conference.

Cook, D. J., Mulrow, C. D., & Haynes, R. B. (1997). Systematic reviews: synthesis of best evidence for clinical decisions. Annals of internal medicine, 126(5), 376-380.

Florovsky, G. (1972). Bible, church, tradition: an Eastern Orthodox view (Vol. 1). Nordland Publishing Company.

Jeffrey, G. R. (2013). Unveiling Mysteries of the Bible. WaterBrook.

Katz, S.T. (1978). Language, Epistemology, and Mysticism. New York, Oxford University Press.


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Principles Of Organization From Early Christianity Applied To Management

Pages: 6 (1911 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:30570271

This paper looks at the organizational structure of the early Christian communities and highlights the ways in which mission and vision played central guiding roles in the maintenance of these communities. It also shows … the teaching they embraced regarding their sisterhood and brotherhood in Christ. In the early Church communities there was no sense of a poor Christian being oppressed by a wealthy Christian for the doctrine they received was based on charity and respect for all. Thus, the wealthy and poor mingled and became as one, … Branson has created an organization that thrives on his version of leadership, which blends charismatic and servant styles (De Vries, 1998).
The early Christian communities also show how organizational structure is important in terms of having a positive culture. Culture comes from learning and passing on to … in terms of having a positive culture. Culture comes from learning and……



Brown, P. (1981). The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Daft, R. L. (2013). Organization theory & design. Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning.

De Vries, M. F. K. (1998). Charisma in action: The transformational abilities of Virgin\\\\\\'s Richard Branson and ABB\\\\\\'s Percy Barnevik. Organizational Dynamics, 26(3), 7-21.

Henry, M. (n.d.). Acts 4 Matthew Henry\\\\\\'s Commentary. Retrieved from 

Kotter, J. P. (2012). Accelerate! Harvard Business Review, 90(11), 44–58.

Price, J. (2012). Structured to Flourish: Organization Design Lessons from the Early Church. Journal of Strategic Leadership, 4, 42-47.


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How Does Philosophy Relate To Biblical Studies

Pages: 9 (2773 words) Sources: 13 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:60991740

… had so many things in common and thus complemented each other. Philosophers and theologians even considered themselves mortal enemies in certain cases. Most Christianity doctrines have critical implications or pre-suppositions on philosophy. The discussion begins with the relationship between philosophy and Christianity. It then defined Biblical Theology based on three Christian doctrines that influence philosophy. They include the trinity, the atonement and the incarnation. The paper excludes other doctrines such as those about God’s … atonement and the incarnation. The paper excludes other doctrines such as those about God’s attributes and providence because they are not unique to Christianity. Also, unlike the doctrine of Christ’s Real Presence in the Eucharist and the origin of sin, the three doctrines have long been discussed … sin, the three doctrines have long been discussed and used in relation to philosophy over many decades ago (Amanze, 2012).
The debate on Christian traditions and……



Addinall, P. (1991). Philosophy and biblical interpretation: A study in nineteenth-century conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Amanze, N. (2012). Biblical Studies, Theology, Religion and Philosophy: An Introduction for African Universities.

Carson, D. A. (2012). Christ and culture revisited. Grand Rapids, MI ; Cambridge: Eerdmans.

DeWeese, G. J. (2011). Doing Philosophy as a Christian. Westmont: InterVarsity Press.

Hamilton, J. M. (2010). God\\'s glory in salvation through judgment: A biblical theology. Wheaton, Ill: Crossway.

Hamilton, J. M. (2014). What is biblical theology?: A guide to the Bible\\'s story, symbolism, and patterns.

In Bartholomew, C. G. (2011). \\"Behind\\" the text: History and Biblical Interpretation.

Johnson, D. (2014). Biblical knowing: A scriptural epistemology of error. Havertown: James Clarke & Co.


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Natural Law In Catholic Social Teaching

Pages: 11 (3338 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:14149927

… Workers, which was especially highlighted by Pope Leo in Rerum novarum and showed that employers should respect and care for laborers and apply Christian principles in the workplace.[footnoteRef:2] These themes of Catholic Social Teaching are rooted in the Church’s teaching on natural. This paper will show how … circumstances were changing because of technological and industrial changes. Leo XIII thus developed a model of how society should work and insisted that Christian principles be applied if workers were going to unionize. Without those principles to guide them, they would quickly devolve into an organization antithetical … the 19th century and it was not a tone that sought to embrace modern times or to be accepted by those with an anti-Christian or anti-Catholic bias. By the time the Vatican II popes came around, however, the social teaching of the……



Barton, George Aaron. A critical and exegetical commentary on the book of Ecclesiastes. Vol. 17. Scribner, 1908.

Hunt, Lynn. \\\\\\"Introduction: The Revolutionary Origins of Human Rights.\\\\\\" In The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief History with Documents, 2nd Edition, edited by Lynn Hunt, 1-31. Boston: Bedford, 2016 National Assembly. “Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, 26 August 1789.”

Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite. Accessed November 4, 2019.

Pope, Stephen J. “Natural Law in Catholic Social Teachings.” 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, “Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching,” 


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Self Assessment Plan For Future Ministry Theology

Pages: 5 (1517 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:49225588

… soul mind, and strength; and to love one’s neighbor as oneself. Loving oneself, therefore, is a prerequisite for loving God and one’s neighbor.[footnoteRef:1] Christians have an ethical duty to love and care for oneself, as self-care forms the foundation of love for God and others.[footnoteRef:2] There is … we acknowledge that God is bigger than our efforts of goodness and trust that He is in control. [1: Jeffery Gates, “Self-Care: A Christian Perspective,” Evangelical Review of Theology 35, no. 1 (January 2015): 6 ] [2: Ibid.]
In Genesis 1 and 2, God creates the entire … man cannot live on bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God. The scripture provides the armor that Christians need to resist temptations and maintain their bodies as temples of Christ. Finally, there is a need for continuous education – the apostle … by requiring ministers to live……



Gates, Jeffery. “Self-Care: A Christian Perspective.” Evangelical Review of Theology 35, no. 1 (January 2015): 4-17.

Lassman, Ernie. “The Importance of Continuing Education for Pastors.” Concordia Theological Seminary Journal 19, no. 1 (March 2015): 1-5.

Lish, Allen, Trice Pamela, Root, Alicia, and Gilbert, Nicole. “Care for Pastors: Learning from Clergy and their Spouses.” Faculty Publications – Graduate school of Clinical Psychology, Paper 152 (2005): 

Shirley, Chris. “It Takes a Church to Make a Disciple: An Integrative Model of Discipleship for the Church.” Southwestern Journal of Theology 50, no. 2 (Spring 2008): 207-24.


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Textual Reliability Of The New Testament

Pages: 9 (2590 words) Sources: 13 Document Type:Essay Document #:65876763

… assuming that one has a better sense of the layout than they did back then. [19: H. E. W. Turner, The Pattern of Christian Truth (OR: Wipf & Stock, 1958), 3.] [20: H. E. W. Turner, The Pattern of Christian Truth (OR: Wipf & Stock, 1958), 4.]
Origen traveled among the different ancient churches to develop a better sense of their local traditions … reliability from the beginning because the Church believed in the Gospels and the Epistles and it meant the world to them to preserve. Christians were dying for these words and for this faith. It is an insult to their memory to launch the kind of argument that ……



Aland, Kurt and Barbara. The Text of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Comfort, Philip W. Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography and Textual Criticism. Broadman and Holman, 2005.

Ehrman, Bart. Jesus, Interrupted. HarperCollins e-book.

Ehrman, Bart. “The Use and Significance of Patristic Evidence for NT Textual Criticism,” in Aland, Barbara, ed. New Testament Textual Criticism, Exegesis, and Early Church History. Kampen: Pharos, 1994.

Epp, Eldon J. and Gordon D. Fee. Studies and Documents: Studies in the Theory and Method of New Testament Textual Criticism. Eerdmans, 1993.

Green, Bradley. Shapers of Christian Orthodoxy. IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 2010.

Irenaus, “Against Heresies,” 

Kruger, Michael. Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament. IL: Crossway, 2012.


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Contact In Canadian Literature

Pages: 11 (3347 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:97950942

The Onondaga Madonna
The term “Madonna” was one used and reserved for the Mother of God. The great sculptors and artists of the Christian era created numerous depictions of the Madonna, most famous among them perhaps Michelangelo’s, which shows the Virgin holding her dead Son in her … is what Scott does in his poem about the Onondaga woman holding her infant child. It is not quite a parody of the Christian Madonna, but it does compare the Onondaga woman and child with the Virgin and Child image associated with the Christian Madonna. In doing so, Scott creates a kind of monster Madonna, just as Victor Frankenstein created a monster man. The difference is that … lines one can surmise that the author is in fact describing an Onondaga woman because he refers to her passion as “pagan”—i.e., not Christian. She is thus to be taken as a pagan……


Works Cited

Gray, Charlotte, and Clara Thomas. "Flint and feather: the life and times of E Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake." Canadian Woman Studies 23.1 (2003): 183.

Johnson, E. Pauline. “Pagan in St. Paul’s Cathedral.” 

Mulvey-Roberts, Marie, ed. The Handbook to Gothic literature. NYU Press, 1998.

Salem-Wiseman, Lisa. ""Verily, the White Man's Ways Were the Best": Duncan Campbell Scott, Native Culture, and Assimilation." Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne (1996): 121-144.

Scott, D. C. “The Onondaga Madonna.”

Smith, Andrew. Gothic Literature. Edinburgh University Press, 2007.


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Why Uber Refuses To Hire Drivers As Full Time Employees

Pages: 11 (3298 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:74911361

… method and will present the findings from three interviews with local area Uber drivers. Finally it will conclude with a reflection from a Christian perspective on how Uber should address its driver employment status issue.
The Main Problem
The main problem that Uber has is that its … contractors and undermined the traditional driver for hire industry with its app. The fact that federal…[break]…issue of driver employment status.
Reflection from a Christian Perspective
Christian leadership focuses on servant leadership. It puts the needs of others first—i.e., it puts stakeholder interests ahead of its own. Another way to … needs of others first—i.e., it puts stakeholder interests ahead of its own. Another way to put it is that the company that has Christian leadership puts people before profits. Putting people before profits has been found to be a successful approach to leadership, as leaders like Herb … as Maslow’s hierarchy……



Bhuiyan, J. (2018). Uber’s sleek new product? Your safety. Retrieved from s

Bond, S. (2019). Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years. Retrieved from s

Kaltner, J. (2018). Employment status of uber and lyft drivers: Unsettlingly settled.  Hastings Women's LJ, 29, 29.

Malos, S., Lester, G. V., & Virick, M. (2018). Uber drivers and employment status in the gig economy: Should corporate social responsibility tip the scales?. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 30(4), 239-251.

North, A. (2019). It’s not just passengers being assaulted in Ubers. Drivers are at risk, too. Retrieved from s

Rapier, G. (2019). Uber scored a major victory when the US government ruled drivers aren't employees, but not everyone is happy. Retrieved from 

Reingold, J. (2013). Southwest’s Herb Kelleher: Still crazy after all these years. Retrieved from 

Rogers, B. (2016). Employment rights in the platform economy: Getting back to basics. Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev., 10, 479.

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