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Yet he does make the arguments for a more richly historically and scripturally defined Christianity.
Almost all of them raise significant issues that reward reflection by scripturally serious people.
the task of developing one or more thoroughly scripturally consistent theories of personality, let alone a broad general theory of human behavior .
Quite the contrary; in fact, our article confirms that Hodge accurately describes a historically and scripturally defensible Christian position on the subject of homosexuality, though it reminds readers that this position is simply one modern Christian response among many.
Harris begins by defining the word fool scripturally, explicating the deposuit clause of the Magnificat sung daily at Vespers: "Deposuit potentes de sede et exaltavit humiles" (He has put down the powerful from their seat and raised up the lowly).
In "The Boy," the poet steers the myth toward more contemporary and less scripturally explored resonances of gender.
Thus, while Locke is easily able to undermine the scriptural basis for Filmer's "donation doctrine" (according to which political authority derives via patriarchal conveyance from Adam), contrary to what Locke would have his reader believe, his own theory is no more scripturally based than Pilmer's.
The MCA was especially innovative and entrepreneurial in selling scripturally themed calendars and, most importantly, in adopting, under the auspices of "exposing sin," the muckraking style of Ida Tarbell and others in its path-breaking periodical, The Burning Bush.
It provides, in other words, a theodicy--an explanation for suffering--that integrates the discourses of therapeutic individualism (with their emphasis on self-help and healing) into a vision in which human suffering is part of a larger, scripturally described plan which, while not capable of being fully understood or known, can be apprehended through the development of a personal relationship with God.
And his insistence on the supremacy of rationalism as a way of thinking leads him both to label the Samkhya as India's most important and influential philosophical school and to dismiss the possibility of classifying Vijnanabhiksu as a Samkhya author (due to that author's scripturally based acceptance of the existence of God).
The Bible is the foundation of Christian faith and thus the church has an indisputable authority to rightly and scripturally explain faith based on God's word.
Scripturally, Muslims and Jews are united by the Prophet Abraham's legacy embodied in the "Abrahamic ethic", which is at its core a monotheism which asserts human liberty, equality, and fraternity.