From the two questions below, chose one as the subject of an essay of at least three hundred words. Your essays should draw on a variety of sources as well as your own ability to understand and interpret this material. Essays should be 300 or more words.
- One of the most important challenges to Western Christianity has come in the form of the ideas and assumptions we know as modernity. Please define this term and show how it has both challenged and transformed key elements of Christianity from the 17th century to the 21st.
- What are the different ways that Christians understand the word salvation? Include their ideas about salvation within the context of both this life and the afterlife. Also explain their different views on the salvation of non-Christians.