Jesus the Messiah

Oscar Cullmann has said, “One might consider it really ironical that the title Jesus the ‘Messiah’ should have been deliberately, permanently connected with the name Jesus.” Jesus the Messiah We are dealing with the title which had its origin above all in the Jewish hope for the future. It is first and foremost an eschatological …

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Reign of God

Sobrino observes that hermeneutics is very important for Christological articulation. It deals with the biblical texts in which Jesus is presented. For his Christology, the reign of God constitutes the historical praxis. The Reign of God According to him the notion of the reign of God brightens the anthropological and historical presuppositions of theology. Therefore, …

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Book of Psalms

The Book of Psalms (in Hebrew called Tehillim meaning “Praises”), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or “the Psalms”, is the first book of the Ketuvim (meaning “Writings”). This is the third section of the Hebrew Bible. The Book of Psalms The Psalms is the English title which derives from the Greek psalmoi; meaning “instrumental music”. It also means sacred song or …

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Matthew 15

Re reading the Bible from the perspective of the persons with Disabilities, Matthew 15. In the Matthew 15 text Jesus disables the Pharisees by calling them blind. For Jesus, disability was in the spirit and not physical. The Jews refused to touch the dead bodies or did not eat the meat of the dead animal …

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Mark 5 24-34

This Blog’s post will look at being inclusive of the persons with disabilities by re reading the Bible focussing on Mark 5:24-34; Matthew 12:15; John 9 from their perspective. The Mark 5 24-34 text is about the woman bleeding for twelve years shares a very delicate argument on the disability perspective. Because on one hand …

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Re reading the Bible

In this competitive world where people strive for the society’s form of perfection; the people with disabilities come upon many disadvantages in the society; where they are marginalized and excluded from “civil and political processes” in the society. So, also It is sad to know; how even the church which is supposed to be inclusive; …

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John 9

John 9, In this chapter of Jesus healing the man who was born blind. We see how his being born blind has cut him off from normal life in the society; that he was forced to beg for his living. John 9 Jesus engages with the man in numerous ways Jesus saw him (verse 1) …

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Women in Ministry

In this blog post, we are going to discuss women in ministry. Especially we will focus on the Topic: “Role of women in the Missionary Movement” Women in Ministry The Origin of Christian Women in Ministry The origins of what came to be called the women’s movement are generally traced to Olympe de Gouges’ declaration …

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ब्रह्मांड की उत्पत्ति के सिद्धांत

दुनिया की विकास प्रक्रिया की तस्वीर निर्माण के बारे में ब्रह्मांड की उत्पत्ति के सिद्धांत (ईसाई सिद्धांत) के लिए कुछ प्रश्न प्रस्तुत करती है। ऐसा लगता है कि ईश्वर को अब ब्रह्मांड के शिल्पकार के रूप में देखा जाता है। इस पत्र का उद्देश्य ब्रह्मांड की उत्पत्ति के कुछ सिद्धांतों और ईसाई धर्मशास्त्र के परिप्रेक्ष्य …

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Person with Disability

This post is an attempt to bring out an understanding of Pastoral and Ministerial Considerations towards Person with Disability. Considering the reality the presenters have taken the step to combine the thoughts to make a positive move towards an ‘inclusive community’ for people living with disability in the church and ministry. Ministry involves huge responsibility. …

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