Essays

The other passion in my life is my faith. God and then design, in that order, with important things like family and friends in between! This is just one reason I studied Theology as part of a double honours degree. Below are some of the essay papers I wrote – the ones I did well in! – as part of my study:

theology/philosophy:

  • Given the extent of suffering in the world – human and non-human – evaluate the contribution process thought can make to addressing this as a problem in theology More…
  • Evolution V Creation: Summarise the challenges Darwin’s theory of descent with modification by the mechanism of natural selection posed for Christian theology. What would have been a proper theological response to Darwin? Do you see the challenge posed by contemporary neo-Darwinian thought as different? If so how should the contemporary theologian respond? More…
  • What do we mean by justice? Do biblical understandings have significance for the contemporary world? More…
  • “A Harvest of Sadness” by Anila Babla – Fiction based on near-eastern history and the Old Testament More…
  • From a theological point of view, how might we understand the significance of pilgrimage? More…
  • What sorts of issues separated Galileo from the Catholic hierarchy in the early 1630’s? What lessons can we learn from the controversy? More…
  • An Exegesis of Song of Songs 4: An Understanding of Song of Songs with reference to 4:9-15 More…
  • Can a person be harmed after they have died? Which duties do we owe to the dead? More…
  • What is Paul’s ‘Christian’ view of the law and is it consistent? More…
  • How does Paul understand God’s dealings with Israel in Romans 9-11?More…
  • Model of God, Humanity and the Cosmos More…

creative media/IT:

  • ‘The  T y p o g r a p h y  used in publishing is as important as the visual elements’. Discuss. More…
  • Are magazines intended for men different in design from those intended for women? If so, suggest reasons why. More…
  • Does the design of popular music packaging tell us more about the music on the CD or the culture of those who buy the CD? More…
  • Shock Treatment – Does provocative advertising work? Discuss in relation to printed advertisements More…
  • Artificial Intelligence: Will robots ever be capable of human emotion? More…
  • Patent Injustice: “Big drugs companies may be keen to improve their image, but patenting new remedies for malaria and TB is not the way forward.” Does patenting of drugs provide a monopoly for big pharmaceutical companies? Answer this question supporting your arguments with examples. More…
  • The academic publishing industry is reluctantly accepting online journals. How is it adapting to this change (and what does it mean for researchers)? More…
  • Is strong cryptography an essential privacy tool or a boon for the criminal? More…
  • Will Telecommuting Destroy the Community of the Workplace? More…

 

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