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THEO 104APPLICATION PAPER INSTRUCTIONSFor this assignment, you must compose a 3-page double-spaced paper that addresses how theprinciples that you have learned throughout this course can be applied to your understanding ofwhat it means to be a Christian. You will submit your paper by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday ofModule/Week 7.NOTE: You must choose a topic from the list of approved topics (see the “Application PaperTopics” document).As you respond to the prompt, reflect on the concepts that you have learned throughout thecourse, and apply them to your specific topic. Be sure to integrate the information that youlearned through the textbook readings, the assigned article readings, the lecture videos, and anyother related content that you may have encountered during the course. Your paper must also:1. Describe the course concepts that are related to your topic, demonstrating your reflectionand analysis. Do not simply summarize what was presented in the course.2. Demonstrate real ownership of the ideas that you present by providing unique insight asevidence of your careful consideration of the topic.3. Provide a logical link between the description of the concepts from the course and theconclusions or implications that you draw in your reflection. In other words, yourconclusion should be logically derived from the application of the course concepts to thedescription of your topic.4. Demonstrate learning initiative by exploring conclusions and implications beyond theboundaries of your classroom discussion.5. Focus on depth of understanding, rather than breadth of coverage.Format your paper in a Microsoft Word document using current APA, MLA, or Turabian style(whichever corresponds to your degree program). Review the Application Paper Grading Rubricto see the specific grading criteria by which you will be evaluated before submitting your paper.Structure your paper in the following format (See the “Application Paper Template” document):I.Introduction (1 paragraph introducing the 2 topics/doctrines that you will address)II.Part One (first topic: approximately 1 page)a. Theological Definitionb. Biblical Foundationc. Practical ApplicationIII.Part Two (second topic: approximately 1 page)a. Theological Definitionb. Biblical Foundationc. Practical ApplicationIV.Conclusion (1 paragraph summarizing your areas of progression in Christian thought)

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