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    A Biblical Theology of Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson discusses how a biblical theology of Creation is summarized in the four basics of reality contained in Genesis 1:1. (The first section of this file is an outline of a presentation.) The second half of the file is entitled "In the Beginning: How...

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    A Biblical Theology of the Flood Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson shows that there is much evidence to show unity in the Genesis flood account. "A close reading of the Flood narrative as a coherent whole, with particular attention to the chiastic structure, resolves apparent discrepancies in the Genesis account."...

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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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    A Theology of Health, Healing, and Wholeness Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beardsley states that "The Whole Life is a balanced, integrated life." She goes on to ask: "What would bring about greater balance and integration of the pieces of your life? What can you do in teaching your discipline to foster wholeness in...

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    Adventist Book Center - Spanish Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find books in Spanish available at the Adventist Book Center (ABC). Pacific Press is the owner of this website. All materials on this site are published or distributed by this publisher who maintains and provides fulfillment services.

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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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    An Ethical-Theological Approach to Literature - Some Suggestions for Adventist Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    Barayuga shows how "fiction provides an excellent window for looking at life both objectively as well as subjectively, for identifying people's value and making value judgments, for contemplating the immediate and/or eternal consequences of man's doings...

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    An Evaluation of the Concept of Seminary in Mission with Reference to the Latin American Adventist Theological Seminary Tertiary
    This study dealt with the Seminary in Mission (SIM) concept held by the Latin American Adventist Theological Seminary (LAATS), its current perception, and its degree of application in the five LAATS campuses. The creation of LAATS by the South American Division...

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    Arabic Bible Outreach Ministry Grade 9-Lifelong
    This page is designated to provide and equip the Christian workers in Arab countries with the tools needed to teach the Bible in an expository systematic method.

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    Back to Creation - Toward a Consistent Adventist Creation--Fall--Re-Creation Hermeneutic Tertiary
    This paper provides theological reflections on basic principles of biblical hermeneutics applied to the ordination of women.

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    Bible Study and Interpretation Grade 4-Lifelong
    Some of those who enter the ministry do not understand the burden of the work. They have false ideas about the necessary requirements for a preacher. It seems to them that to become suitable for the ministry requires little study in the sciences of the Word...

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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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    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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    Connecting Children With God Through Prayer and Worship Kindergarten-Grade 9
    Donna Habenicht and Larry Burton share ideas on how teachers can teach children how to pray. Discussed is the relationship between prayer and worship, the nature of prayer, stages in the development of prayer, the nature of worship, helping children pray and...

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    Development, teaching and evaluation of a course in church leadership and administration for the Theological Seminary, Marienhoehe, Germany Tertiary
    One of the most important concerns of the clergy and the laymen of the Seventh-day Adventist church in Germany is the future of the local congregations. There may be many reasons for the dwindling of a church’s attractiveness and relevance in a given...

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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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    Ellen White and Adventist Theology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Douglass focuses on Ellen G. White as a theological conceptualizer and talks about the Great Controversy theme.

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    Enlightenment and the Christian Worldview - One's Perspective Makes All the Difference Tertiary
    "Many theological pitfalls in the Christian community might be avoided if we understood the worldview in which they are rooted."

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    Epistemology of Faith and Learning - A Systems Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Uremovich develops a systems approach to Christian epistemology. He first looks at the classics of theology and "progressive" education. He continues by showing how the epistemological models are too reductionistic and simplistic to adequately explain...

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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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    Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors, a renowned surgeon and a professional writer, offer insight into the marvelous details of the human body and draw analogies to the relationship of Christ to His church.

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    Forum Theatre and Parables - A Qualitative Field Experiment in a Seventh-Day Adventist Academy Grade 9-Grade 12
    "In this article, the author describes a qualitative field study designed to test the effectiveness of Forum Theatre (FT) as a cross-disciplinary approach to Biblical parabolic literature analysis for students enrolled in a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA)...

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    Foundations of the Seventh-day Adventist Message and Mission Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This description of the origins and basic theology of the Seventh-day Adventist church shows how the church has become one of the most widespread Protestant denominations."

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    From Pediatrics to Ministry of Teaching - A Personal Journey Tertiary-Lifelong
    This interview with Wendy Jackson, theology lecturer at Avondale College, focuses on how God led her from a career in medicine to her current role.

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    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners - John Bunyan's Autobiography Grade 9-Lifelong
    This autobiography describes John Bunyan's conviction of sin, his struggles against unbelief, his entrance into the meaning and comfort of the Holy Scripture and much more.

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    Health Care Reform - History and Theological Relevance in the Adventist Movement Tertiary
    "This article analyses the development and relevance of the health message in the Adventist movement. The first part discusses about the historical background and the development of the health message in the first years of the seventh day Adventist...

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    Helping the Church Think Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explores opportunities and challenges facing Adventist higher education as it seeks to keep up with the demands of a changing world. He outlines examples of issues that cut across the disciplines and professions that demand the intersection of theory...

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    Homosexuality and the Bible - What Is at Stake in the Current Debate Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The sexual distinction between male and female is fundamental to what it means to be human. Humankind-in-fellowship as male and female is fundamental to what it means to be in the image of God."

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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 the Grip of Grace Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Can anything separate us from God's love? Does He really love us, no matter what? Max Lucado uses parables and anecdotes to explain the concept of God's grace, taking readers on a journey through the mountaintop truths found in Paul's letter to the Romans.

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    Integrating Faith and Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    "In the current debate between theology and science, many of the issues seem insoluble and irreconcilable. The conflict has indeed been great at times in my own mind and experience as a student. I would like to share my perspective and journey as a student...

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    Isaac Newton - Scientist and theologian Tertiary
    Dr. Vieira presents Isaac Newton as a theologian. He talks about some of Newton's interpretations of the Bible.

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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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    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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    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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    New Testament Grade 8-Lifelong
    The Adventist Book Center sells books and other material on the topic of the New Testament including the following titles: The Joy of the Gospel; Caught Between Two Worlds; Christ's Object Lessons; Exploring Hebrews: A Devotional Commentary; God Cares; In...

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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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    Philosophical Shifts in Concepts of Truth Over Twenty Centuries Tertiary-Lifelong
    Coetzee gives an overview of the history of man's search for truth. He begins with the original Greek understandings of philosophy, science, and wisdom, opinion, theory, knowledge, and truth. He follows that by a record of role and conceptual shifts in philosophy,...

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    Philosophies of Origins - An Introduction to the Evolutionism & Creationism Controversy Tertiary New!!
    In confronting creationism & evolutionism, it is not uncommon to come across the following assertions: (1) "Evolutionism is a scientifically (2) "Creationism corresponds to a literalistic and erroneous interpretation of the Bible"; (3)...

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    Prophets, True and False Grade 11-Lifelong
    "How does one tell the difference between true and false prophets? It is good to look at a Bible topic such as this in order to realize how little we can say about it. The Old Testament highlights the constant conflict between false prophets and the...

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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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    Science and Christian Belief Grade 11-Lifelong
    Science & Christian Belief is a journal concerned with the interactions of science and religion, with particular reference to Christianity. The traffic of ideas between science and religion has been flowing for many centuries and shows no signs...

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    Sermon Illustrations Grade 9-Grade 12
    Large group of sermon or worship talk illustrations along with sermons for young or old. This site also has links to Christian e-sermons, children's sermons, and drama.

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    Spiritual Leadership Formation in Adventist Seminaries in the Southern Asia Pacific Division Tertiary
    "Pastoral education in Southeast Asian Adventist colleges varies widely from one country to another. This variation needs to be minimized, perhaps by sharing ideas and developing a common curricular base. Since spiritual leaders need certain characteristics...

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    Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Bachelor of Arts in Theology Curriculum at the University of Arusha, Tanzania Tertiary
    Employing descriptive design under the quantitative research methodology, this study of a program in Tanzania "sought to establish stakeholders’ perspective on the relevance of various aspects in the BA Theology Curriculum at the University of...

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    Statements on Theology and Academic Freedom and Accountability Tertiary-Lifelong
    The 1987 Annual Council of the General Conference Executive Committee voted this official position paper regarding theological freedom and accountability. This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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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 Volume 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 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 144,000 and the Great Multitude Tertiary-Lifelong
    The 144,000 and the Great Multitude have always been a topic of discussion in both the Protestant and Adventist worlds. Several scholars have suggested the literalness of this number, denying the symbolism. Regarding the Great Multitude, some have thought...

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    The Adventist Pioneer Theological Heritage - Implications for Faith, Teaching and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Whidden discusses ways to reach postmodern "cultured despisers of religion" who enter religion or theology classes in our universities and don't care about what they are learning in the religion classes they take. This paper was presented at the...

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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 Psychology Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Psychology gets into trouble, from a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) viewpoint, when it attempts to explain why humans develop and change as they do. Evolution undergirds the focus of mainstream psychology. The sin problem does not figure in any explanations...

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    The Bible and the Philosophy of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin identifies and assesses five elements either related to or implications of a Christian philosophy of science which seem to be implied in a key line by the first angel urging us to "worship Him who made the heavens and the earth, and sea, and the...

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    The Biblical One Flesh Theology of Marriage as Constituted in Genesis 2:24 : An Exegetical Study of This Human Divine Covenant Pattern , Its New Testament Echoes and its Reception History Throughout Scripture Tertiary
    This thesis reports the results of a linguistic and theological investigation of the “one flesh” marriage union concept introduced in Genesis 2:24, and the history of its reception throughout the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament Scriptures, with...

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    The Cult of Mary - A Creation of the Papacy Tertiary
    The present work focuses on how the cult to the person of Mary, mother of Jesus, became one of the defining characteristics of Roman Catholicism. In addition to investigating the historical roots of this form of worship, the author compares it with the testimony...

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    The Impact of Developmental Factors in the Formulation of Adventist Doctrine Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winn considers how moral development influences preferred formulations of key Adventist doctrines.

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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 relationship between experiences of Master of Divinity students at the Seventh-day Adventist theological seminary and their spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    Problem: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the experiences of Master of Divinity students while enrolled in the seminary and their level of spirituality upon completion. Method A quantitative research...

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    The Theology of Human Work as Found in the Genesis Narrative Compared with the Co-Creationist Theology of Human Work Tertiary
    This study aims to develop the theology of work that emerges from a close study of the book of Genesis, and to compare this with current Christian theologies of work, especially that known as co-creationism.

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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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    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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    Three Christian Origins Models - Some Theological Implications Tertiary
    This article discusses three origins models: Young Earth Creationism, Old Earth (or Progressive) Creationism, and Theistic Evolution. Given for each are the definition and proponents, and theological implications for the doctrine of Scripture, the doctrine...

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    Towards a Theology of Ordination Tertiary
    This paper reports an introductory study on the topic of a theology of ordination that would be used as a starting point for the discussion of the topic. There is an emphasis on the practice and significance of the laying on of hands as it relates to ordination.

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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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    You Can't Tell a School By Its Name Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue asks what causes so many colleges and universities that began as Christian institutions to lose their identity. A survey of some possible practical, emotional, and philosophical contributing factors...