Grenz, S. J...
Title of Essay: Annotated Bibliography
Name of Student: Andrea Aguilar Xolalpa
Student Number: A182040
Alphacrucis College: Parramatta Campus
Subject Code: THE101
Assignment: Assessment 2
Due date: 29 March 2019
Submission date: 29 March 2019
Comparing and contrasting the Christian Worldview and non-christian worldview to the
value of life and the foundations of identity.
Plagiarism Quiz Score: 9/10
Plagiarism Quiz Completed: 20 March 2019
I hereby declare that the following work in this assessment is my own, except where
indicated through due referencing. This assessment has not, in full or part, been
submitted for another class or course at AC or any other institution.
Signed: AAX Date: 29 March 2019
Grenz, S. J. “Created for community”: Our identity as God’s creatures. United States of
In Created for Community, Grenz, S. J examines that everyone is going to wonder who they are
and how we all as humans go searching for our identity in order to find security and belonging in
the place we are in life. In Psalm 8: 5-6 it says, “You have made them (humankind) a little lower
than God, and crowned them with glory and honour. You have given them dominion over the
works of your hands: you have put all things under their feet.” Grenz sees this as being God’s
handiwork and our value coming from Him since we are “. Grenz beautifully describes our
unique and beautiful identity in Jesus.
Walter, J.J. “Quality of life”: THE quality of life. USA: 1990
In the Quality of life, Walter, J.J describes many aspects of the quality of life and how we as
humans qualify it depending on where and how we live. This is very helpful to the essay
because it argues that everyone’s life is entrusted “to the individual as a good that must bear
fruit … finds its full perfection only in eternal life.” However this doesn’t dequalitise us for being
on Earth but should motivate us to have a full life with God.
Shannon, T. A. “Quality of life”: Declaration on Euthanasia. USA, 1990
In the chapter of ‘Declaration of Euthanasia’, Shannon. T. A argues that no one in any way can
or should permit the killing of an innocent human being whether it be a fetus or any aged human
since we don’t have the power of Judgement like God does. This will be helpful to argue that
every life matters more than what we can ever imagine.
Spring, B. Larson, E. “Euthanasia”: The power of persuasion. Portland, Oregon 1998
This chapter talks about the different types of influences one may get to determine the value of
one’s life and whether they as individuals are able to take their rights to live away. The authors
explain how in the earlier years, it was so horribly unethical that people who took...