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interpretation and explanation of the Bible and its teachings


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    A Criticism of Theological Reason: Time and Timelessness as Primordial Presuppositions Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this text Canale analyzes the relationship between theology and religion and the possibility of a theological criticism of theological reason as it pertains to the field of systematic theology. Number 10 in the Andrews University Seminary Doctoral...

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    Academic Freedom in Theology Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Amorim discusses academic freedom in theology teaching and points to areas where theology professors and church administrators can better serve each other and the students who attend. This paper was presented at the 5th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Adventist Theological Society - ATS Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Adventist Theological Society (ATS) is an international, professional, nonprofit organization established as a theological resource for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Archived and current articles are all available online for both ATS publications:...

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    Altar Call Tertiary-Lifelong
    "By clearly explaining the meanings of the sanctuary services, Altar Call answers questions that have an enormous impact upon the way Christians relate to God and to salvation through Christ's sacrifice. For example: 1. Was atonement completed at...

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    Animals and Humans - Are They Equal? Tertiary
    "Are humans and animals equal? Animal rights advocates would say yes. Others would say that there are essential differences between the two. What is the Christian stand? Does the Bible say anything on the issue?"

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    Another Ark to Build Grade 9-Lifelong
    Simple and concise coverage of the Seventh-day Adventist sanctuary doctrine.

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    Apostolic Succession - In the Writings of Yves Congar & Oscar Cullmann Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A significant contribution to the ecumenical discussion, Apostolic Succession considers the merits and demerits of Roman Catholicism and Protestantism through the writings of two outstanding twentieth-century ecclesiologists. Number 20 in the Andrews...

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    Bible Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    This site is for Bible students who are looking for detailed information on the history of the canon, texts, and versions of Scripture. Internet resources include links to Greek text of the New Testament, Hebrew Text of the Old Testament, Hebrew and Greek...

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    Biblical Research Institute Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...

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    Burial or Cremation? Tertiary-Lifelong
    The issue of cremation has been discussed by numerous Seventh-Day Adventists when loved ones have requested this process. Many use a text in the bible to say that it is wrong. Find out what George W. Reid has to say on the matter.

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    Christ Our Righteousness – Our Salvation, Our Mission, and Our Hope Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Only Christ-empowered justification and sanctification will save us, change us, and nurture us into true disciples of Christ. It is something that Jesus does both for us and in us."

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    Clark H Pinnock on Biblical Authority - An Evolving Position Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Roennfeldt's in-depth study examines a theological shift in the thinking of an increasingly prolific writer. The study is based primarily on two of Pinnock's books, 'Biblical Revelation', and 'The Scripture Principle'. Number 16 in the Andrews University...

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    Cooperative Learning in the Theology Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article suggests ways that students can work as a unit, without external supervision, to complete a research assignment. It draws on the author's experience at Montemorelos University in Mexico and outlines the process that resulted in a better model...

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    Daniel - Vision of the End Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Doukhan delves into the biblical text, considering its words, noting its literary movement, and listening to its echoes throughout the Scriptures. The result is a document with new information and reflection which challenges thought and nurtures hope."

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    Dealing with New Atheism - Living Your Faith in a Hostile World Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Often the best witness in a hostile world that denies your faith is a life that is consistent with the faith that you profess."

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    Death as Sleep in Adventism and in Scripture Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What does the Scripture imply when it refers to death as sleep? How did its usage evolve in Adventist theological history? What are the implications of this theological metaphor, both in preaching and in the development of our doctrine of the state of...

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    Dimensions of Wisdom Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Ultimately, wisdom has to do with understanding God’s character and ways, and responding appropriately to His biddings."

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    Do We Need Doctrines? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Every doctrinal expression must be Christ-centered, otherwise it has neither relevance nor use for the Christian."

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    Drink a Little Wine? Grade 9-Lifelong
    Cairus discusses 1 Timothy 5:23, “but use a little wine because of your stomach and your frequent illnesses”.

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    Esther - A Theological Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The absence of the mention of God in the story of Esther and the seeming emphasis on human causality has led to the impression that historical events and their results are ultimately under the control of humans. Rodriguez analyzes the book of Esther...

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    Exploring the Interaction Between Christianity and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Part 3 of a lecture series exploring “new ways of thinking of both Christianity and science that emerge from the manner in which both entities have changed and developed over the last two millennia. It was proposed that an accurate perception of their...

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    Faith, Reason, and Choice - Loving God with All Our Mind Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi presents "a brief survey of the options available in considering issues of faith and reason, reviews key biblical passages on the subject, suggests how believers can deal with questions and doubts, and proposes ways in which thoughtful Christians...

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    Giving a Reason for Our Hope - Adventists and Apologetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author seeks to understand apologetics as a witnessing strategy, examine New Testament approaches, outline the biblical mandate and method for doing apologetics, review and evaluate Adventist involvement in apologetics; and look to the future.

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    God, the Sparrow, and the Emerald Boa Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin talks about good and evil in both nature and human beings. The seven biblical principles discussed here regarding the effect of sin on nature show how the Christian may discern God’s loving character in nature and also the marks of Satan’s...

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    Group Exegetical Synthesis Worksheet Grade 9-Grade 12
    Enhance your students' group exegetical Bible study skills, and help them to appreciate the value of this form of study. The worksheet leads students to select a scripture passage, identify the chapter's theme, choose a passage of interest, investigate how...

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    Hell - Eternal Torment or Annihilation? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Does hellfire torment the lost eternally or consume them permanently?" Bacchiocchi discusses hell and some of the more recent interpretations.

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    History, Philosophy, and Destiny - Insights from Daniel Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Daniel’s worldview and concept of the place of people and nations in God’s plan to redeem the world has deep relevance for us today."

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    I Used to Be Perfect - A Study of Sin and Salvation Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What does it mean to sin? What is temptation? What is the law? What does it mean to be saved? What does it mean to be perfect? Writing in a highly engaging style, George Knight recalls his own early struggles with legalism in order to examine some of...

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    In Granite or Ingrained? What the Old and New Covenants Reveal about the Gospel, the Law, and the Sabbath Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What the Old and New Covenants Reveal about the Gospel, the Law, and the Sabbath. Popular claims about the old and new covenants have diminished the gospel and narrowed the faith and spiritual life of millions of Christians. Those claims have introduced...

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    In the Name of the Law! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Realizing the profound values of the law, but also its definite limits, helps us to see it no longer as an obstacle to our freedom, but as a precious help in our journey."

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    Justification by Faith, More than Concept - A Person Tertiary-Lifelong
    Author C.S. Baldwin seeks to communicate that Jesus, not a great 'truth', is the definitive reality of the gospel story. This text purports that the irreducible minimum of the gospel is the person of Jesus as our righteousness before God. Jesus Christ...

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    Liberation Theology - A Study in its Soteriology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Liberation theology emerged as a response to the historical reality of Latin American political and economic problems with the purpose of bringing justice and liberation to the masses. This investigation concludes that liberation theology, in spite of...

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    Literary Theory and Biblical Interpretation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reynaud outlines "a Seventh-day Adventist worldview in light of literary theories and the work of other Christian scholars, with particular reference to the interpretation of the Bible." This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian...

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    Looking for Present Truth Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As members of the body of Christ, we are meant to be His present and redeemed community, the concrete incarnation of present truth and of the ideals of His everlasting kingdom."

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    Markan Sandwich Stories - Narration, Definition, and Function Grade 9-Lifelong
    "In the biblical book of Mark, the stories Jesus tells are often interrupted by an inner story sandwiched between two other episodes. Shepherd's investigation seeks to clearly define this intercalation and to explain its function in the Markan story....

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    Microstructural Analysis of Revelation 4-11 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A premier comprehensive microstructure of the book of Revelation. This work is a major reference for anyone doing serious work in the Greek of Revelation. Number 21 in the Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series."

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    Military Practice and Polemic - Israel's Laws of Warfare in Near Eastern Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Michael Hasel compares Israelite law with the practices of surrounding nations through the analysis of textual, iconographic, and archaeological evidence. His in-depth study has notable implications for placing Israel's laws of warfare in their original...

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    Miracles and Natural Law - Are They Compatible? Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    "These two realities constantly clash with each other, producing heated debates on science and religion. Is religion still allowed any space in the public square when it comes to discussions about what is reality? Has science debunked religion? Should...

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    Monergism - Sermons, Articles, Essays & Books Grade 9-Lifelong
    An extensive collection of sermons on each book of the Bible by many classic and contemporary preachers of the Reformed tradition. Monergism.com links to many classic articles, essays, online books and resources from a reformation theology perspective.

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    Our Creator Redeemer - An Introduction to Biblical Covenant Theology Grade 11-Lifelong
    "Much is at stake in evangelical Christian theology when considering 'the covenants' - Old Testament and New Testament....This book makes a significant contribution by synthesizing and systematizing theology regarding the covenants from a perspective...

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    Postmodernism - an Adventist Assessment and a Response Tertiary-Lifelong
    The need for critical assessment of postmodernism is urgent with regards to Adventist theology. Such an assessment of postmodernism must involve the following logical moves. A formal outline of postmodernism from the point of view of its philosophical foundations...

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    Questions on Doctrine Grade 9-Lifelong
    "This is a completely new typeset of the monumental 1957 classic, containing an extensive historical and theological introduction and detailed in-text notations by George R. Knight. Originally produced by the Ministerial Association of the...

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    Religion Faces Atheist Fundamentalism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Richard Dawkins was a British atheist, author of the book, "The God Delusion". In his book, he presents the central issue: One of the greatest challenges to the human intellect, over the centuries has been to explain how the complex, improbable appearance...

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    Religious Faiths and the Problem of Evil - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caesar examines the problem of evil. Religious perspectives on pain and suffering are examined within deistic and atheistic faiths. Major ironies are considered and the Christian perspective explored. Presented at the 4th Symposium on the BibleAdventist Scholarship,...

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    Science and Faith as Honest Friends Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Science provides a way to gain testable knowledge about nature, a method that drives the continuous accumulation of knowledge within paradigms as well as the occasional scientific revolution in which one paradigm replaces another. How do Christian beliefs...

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    Searching for the Center of Adventist Theology - What Can Sanctuary, Ritual, and Theology Add to the Search? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Biblical sacrifice is not to be understood as a bribe. It is public and transparent and involves clearly defined participants. It has to be this way since it is an extension (or a dimension) of the Great Controversy, where a public challenge to God’s...

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    Sending Justice to Victory Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Why a merciful, loving God does not stop injustice is an age-old question. It has some rational answers rooted in the nature of God."

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    Seventh-day Adventist Attitudes Toward Roman Catholicism - 1844-1965 Grade 11-Lifelong
    "From its beginnings, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has emphasized apocalyptic prophecy and the role of Roman Catholicism in the biblical books of Daniel and Revelation. In this first major study of the topic, Bruinsma looks at the origin and unique...

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    Sola Scriptura - A Comparison of Luther and the Adventist Understanding Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Sola scriptura means the Word of God is the ultimate standard and norm, as well as the proper touchstone and final authority for faith and practice. All other authorities must be judged and evaluated in the light of Scripture. The Word of God...

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    Systematic Theology Vol. 1: Prolegomena Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What is the foundation of theology? In this monumental work-the 'first things' of a multi-volume, comprehensive theological system--Norman R. Gulley argues pervasively and persuasively that Scripture, and Scripture alone, must be the sole foundation...

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    Systematic Theology Vol. 2: God as Trinity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What is theology all about? In this long-awaited second volume of a multi-volume comprehensive theological system, Norman R. Gulley addresses the foundational question about theology: Who is God? The author starts with the premise that theology is, ultimately,...

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    Teaching Homiletics in a Multi-cultural Context - a South African Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez demonstrates "how differences in culture necessitate a variety of modes of transmitting religious truth. The implications of this require a revisioning of the methods employed in teaching Homiletics" at Helderberg College in South Africa....

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    Teaching Religion versus Teaching Theology - An Unbalanced Emphasis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article offers a distinction between religion and theology and seeks to show why Adventist educators need to rethink the need for religious instruction in our schools and colleges. It outlines what religious education should attempt to accomplish, the...

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    The Bible - Revelation and Authority Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson notes that the issue of the revelation and authority of Scriptures is basic to all other issues in the church. He focuses on biblical authority, but also discusses revelation, inspiration, illumination and other biblical testimony on the nature of...

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    The Bible and Aesthetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson discusses how many biblical scholars overlook aesthetics in the Bible. Aesthetics is often viewed as a dangerous influence to human salvation. Davidson goes on to explore what significance biblical aesthetics has to theology. This paper was presented...

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    The Bible and Hermeneutics - Interpreting Scripture According to the Scriptures Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Just as we go to Scripture to find the doctrines of God, humanity, sin, eschatology, etc., so it is appropriate, yes, essential, that we should go to Scripture itself to discover the doctrine of Scripture, and in particular, to learn the Scriptural teaching...

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    The Bible and the Church - Revisiting the Obvious Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As the written record of God’s overarching plan to redeem the world from sin, the Bible provides His people with a worldview, a meta-narrative that spans from creation to the new creation."

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    The Enigma of Evil Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Evil is an intruder into God’s perfect creation. We use the term fallen to describe the situation of humanity after they used their freedom of choice to do evil, and we use the term sin to denote the state of human beings, who are separated from...

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    The Inspiration of Scripture - Word Made Flesh Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The primary 'textbook' of the Christian faith is the Bible...its materials need to be studied fairly and attentively, making sure one is heedful of the wide variety of ways in which different parts of Scripture are written, and also how these relate...

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    The Israel of God in Prophecy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "LaRondelle allows the Bible to act as its own expositor by pointing to the New Testament as the basis for prophetic interpretation. Attention is given to the Old Testament prophecies concerning Israel and how the New Testament prophecies do not support...

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    The Vision of Daniel 8 - Interpretations from 1700-1800 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this investigation tracing a history of the exegesis of Daniel 8 from about 1700 to 1800, Nunez points out the differing interpretations of the animal symbols and expressions, introduces the exegetical and historical arguments which have been offered,...

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    The Writings of Ellen G White Tertiary-Lifelong
    Denis Fortin's lecture outlines and presentations for an Andrews University Seminary course are available for anyone wishing to study the topics.

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    Theology for Children Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Donna Habenicht and Larry Burton share how teachers can assist children in grasping the meaning of abstract and symbolic concepts found in theology. Discussed is how children learn theological concepts, stages of mental development and how theological ideas...

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    Thinking in the Shadow of Hell - The Impact of the Holocaust on Theology and Jewish-Christian Relations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Holocaust scholars, church leaders, and religious liberty experts face a chapter of Christian and Jewish history that many would like to forget, urging readers not to distance themselves from the traumatic event of the Holocaust. Disturbing stories,...

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    Thinking Theologically - Adventist Christianity and the Interpretation of Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Guy, a well-known Adventist theologian who has served as a teacher, college dean, pastor, and university president, offers his philosophy of how North American Adventists ought to go about the business of "doing theology." The work is addressed...

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    To Understand the Scriptures - Essays in Honor of William H Shea Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A tribute to the academic and professional career of William H. Shea, this festschrift incorporates articles from 25 of his colleagues, friends, and former students. Topical sections range from the Hebrew Scriptures and the Book of Daniel to the Greek...

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    Truth and Moral Absolutes Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There is a difference between the statement that moral absolutes exist and the claim that one can know these absolutes with the same clarity that God knows them."

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    Twisted Kisses Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The good news of Genesis is that we have been made in the image of the God who loves us and is at work to redeem us! This mouth-to-nostril awakening from inert dust is unique, significant. Very few biblical scholars today would say it really happened....

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    Typology in Scripture Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Davidson identifies the characteristics and structures of biblical types and antitypes, providing a better understanding of the intrinsic unity of the Old and New Testaments while recognizing the progressive revelation of God's plan in salvation history....

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    Vengeance in the Apocalypse Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Musvosvi investigates the theological motif of vengeance in the light of its ancient Near Eastern and Old Testament backgrounds. As the book of Revelation is intended to bring hope and encouragement to God's people, the motif of vengeance has implications...

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    Who Should Do Theology? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Doing theology is a privilege and an ongoing process that may lead those involved to an ever-deeper understanding and greater appreciation of God and salvation and a vibrant relationship with Him."

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    Who Was Mary? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sequeira talks about Mary and the Bible with Catholic and Adventist views.

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    Why Do I Believe in God? Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Why do I believe in God? Why do I believe in anything? Why is there anything at all to believe in, or even a subjective consciousness such as myself to believe in it?"

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    With Jesus in His Sanctuary Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Topics swirling around the Sanctuary are being vigorously discussed in every quarter of the Seventh-day Adventist Church today. Questions like the following are being debated: Is there a Sanctuary in Heaven? Does it contain two or only one chamber? When...