Everyone Question REL 150-01
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Everyone Question 12102015 Theology is the study of God In class we have talked about many different ways that communities over time have struggled to explain who God is from the New Testament writers to modern writers of today Brie y explain those ideas and how they have changed What are key moments in history that propelled some of the change What does this say about who God is God is Omnipotent o No limit to the power of God Omnipresent 0 God is Everywhere Omniscient 0 We can say with con dence that God is omniscient But we allow the Bible to de ne what omniscient 0 We have the free will quotwe can choose to believequot that s what sets us apart Older ideas about God 0 God was a fair but harsh God 0 Did not let things go unpunished o Misery and following extreme guidelines showed your devotion Questions 0 Why is there so much evil and suffering in the world if God is all powerful and allgood 0 Could God just allow all this evil to be apart of his creation New Ideas Jurgen Moltmann o Says to think about God in a different way as a suffering being with us 0 Bonhoffer 0 Only a suffering God can help 0 Political theology interprets the event of the resurrection on the framework of hope for the whole world at the end of time Key moments changing ideas on God Renaissance o Opposite to Medieval thought Individual is important Man is good with dignity and value Dignity and worth of all people People can enjoy life and still be good Christians Encouraged human achievement Finds the truth within himself 0 Church splits into three different types 0 James Dies out afterJeruseIum is destroyed by Romans 0 Paul Gentile group grows afterJames s group is destroyed o Gnostic Believed in two different God s old testament god was evil since the new testament god wouldn t make an evil world since he is perfect What does this say about God 0 It says God is open to any interpretation that religion group decides to take 0 It also assures the fact that there is one almighty God that all groups believe in o It assures that God is the three things listed above
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