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The Problem Of Vanity In Ecclesiastes, George Thomas May 1946

The Problem Of Vanity In Ecclesiastes, George Thomas

Master of Sacred Theology Thesis

In this weary and distracted world, burdened down with sin and sorrow, we naturally asks “Is there anything worth seeking, worth having? anything that will still the cravings of the restless spirit within us, and bring peace and satisfaction to the troubled heart? What should be the chief object of man's desire and pursuit? To what end should life be devoted? Where does man finally go, i.e., what happens to him at death? Are all things really vanity?"

That is the problem which Solomon undertook to solve in Ecclesiastes - he resolves all the foregoing questions under the category ...


Frederich Conrad Dieterich Wyneken 1810-1876, Edward Saleska May 1946

Frederich Conrad Dieterich Wyneken 1810-1876, Edward Saleska

Master of Sacred Theology Thesis

We believe that Wyneken may rightly be called "the nineteenth century patriarch of the American Lutheran Church” in the same measure in which Muehlenberg is recognized as such in the preceding century. It is the life, work and influence of this man of God which speaks to us from the pages of the past in this brief history, speaking as one of the organizers and founders, to his first love, a Church, which, by God's grace, celebrates its first centennial.


The Genealogies Of Jesus Christ In Matthew And Luke, Theodore Schubkegel May 1946

The Genealogies Of Jesus Christ In Matthew And Luke, Theodore Schubkegel

Master of Sacred Theology Thesis

For centuries scholars have recognized that the genealogies of Christ in Matthew and Luke, present problems. Each genealogy has its own problems. But the biggest problem is to harmonize the two genealogies.