1.Howdid the relationship of black Americans change from prior to theCivil War to the period following the Civil War?
Priorto the civil war, the Black American had no freedom of which theywere considered slaves. In this context, they were deemed to be thesubjects of the whites and they had not rights and freedom as thewhites do or even the right to vote. After the civil war, the 14thamendment made them to be declared the citizens of America. They werenow not slaves and therefore were protected by the law. the 15thAmendment additionally allowed them to vote.
2.Identify the type of reasoning used by Ken Hamm in the videos wewatched on evolution. Explain the markers of his reasoningstructure.
Thetype of reasoning used by Ken Ham is the inductive reasoning. This isevident where he tries to give much attention to the notion ofarguments based on the presumptions of both Christians andnon-Christians. In this context, the he is deemed to be building aconclusion from the examples as he persuades the audience through thearguments. The arguments here are not based on substantial facts butare subjective in nature and appeals to the feelings and thesituational grounds of a person.
3Describe why Augustine wrote DeDoctrina Christiana.What belief among Christians was he responding to and why did theyhold that belief?
Augustinewrote DeDoctrina Christiana tohelp in the interpretation and the teaching of the scriptures. Thesefour sets of books were written to set precedence on the three taskswhich are to unveil the truth in the scriptural contents, to teachand explain the truth that emanates from the scriptures and also todefend the scriptural truth at the point when it is attacked. In thiscontext, Augustinewas restoring the rhetoric of religion in the among the Christianbelievers.
4.How does Samuel Haven`s `Joy and Salvation` illustrate the way theAmerica tradition views the North American colonies and the US as`exceptional` or `the Chosen People`?
Accordingto Samuel Haven`s `Joy and Salvation`, Protestantism and England wereIdentical of which he described the fact that God had delivered themfrom the great papal apostasy. The North American colonies wereperceived as exceptional or the chosen as they are believed to havestemmed from the Israel. According to the Holly scriptures, theIsraelites were deemed to be chosen by God. This superiority seen inthe North Americans according to Samuel is ordained by God hencetheir exceptionality.
5.Nameand describe the three parts of the mind delineated in early facultypsychology.
Thethree parts of the mind consist of the appetites, the hot blooded orthe spirited part and lastly the conscious awareness part. Theappetites consist of the myriad desires that we possess and acquirefrom the various pleasures, physical satisfactions, comforts, andbodily ease. the spirited part is that part that usually gets angrywhen for example it perceives and injustice being carried out. Inthis context, it embraces the facing and fighting challenges, beingstill to the adversity and always yearning for high end victory andwinning. The third part is our conscious awareness which exemplifiedby the headship and charioteering where it acts as a guider whichdirects the humane on what to do next in the midst of reasoning.Here, this part thinks, analyzes interprets and makes informeddecision about a situation.
6.Explain the two types of prophecy in the prophetic tradition inAmerican religious rhetoric.
Thetwo types of prophecy as advocated by prophetic tradition in Americanreligious rhetoric is the adoption of the role and the effacement ofself. effacement of self here reveals a certain aspect of propheticethos in which a prophet is expected to face persecution where isexpected to overcome them. The adoption of role in this contextaccentuates the need to face the reality of the whole role ofprophecy and deal with its shortcomings as vehement as possible.
7.What is Manifest Destiny?
ManifestDestiny is the doctrine that was coined in the 19thcentury that accentuates that the expansion of the United Statesthroughout the American continent was both inevitable and justified.
8.What is millennialism? In your answer, distinguish betweenpre-millenialism and post-millenialism.
Millennialismis the belief by a section of Christian denominations that there willbe a period called the Golden age where Christ will be in power for1000 years before final judgment and also in the future eternalstate. pre-millennialism is the conception that Jesus will physicalcome to the world and take his people before this millennium. Postmillennialism sees connotes that the second coming of Christ will beseen as a culmination of prophesied millennium of blessedness.
9.Explain why Albert Beveridge believed the United States was bestsuited to become a global leader in Asia. One reason is notenough–write out several reasons from his speech.
Oneof the reasons was because US was resourceful in terms of economicendowment. The management of this huge economy of US also puts in thelimelight of better managing the Asian economy. Additionally,according to the rhetoric religion point of view, the US were thechosen people who would advocate for high level of prophecy andindoctrination of the whole context of leadership and being a globalleader.
10.What was covenant theology and how did it apply to Puritan beliefs?
CovenantTheologyalsocalled the federal theology is the Calvinist way of interpretiveframework and conceptual overview of understanding the bible in itsgeneral flow. It utilizes the principle of covenant as a basic tenetfor the inception of a profound biblical understanding. Covenanttheology according to the puritan beliefs is seen to be quiteessential as it gives the bible theological interpretation in animplicit way, it summarizes the scriptural data wealth and it createsan advent of historical reforms for the thoughts among the puritans.