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The ultimate goal of Theological Studies is to ensure that the church�s proclamation and the individual�s life is faithful to God�s revelation of Himself in Scripture. Hiring for this position is subject to budgetary approval. Beattie, "Why I Don't Believe in God," The Humanist, (January-February, 1974), p. 21. 9. Leaders in two religious institutions, the Dalai Lama (Buddhist) and Archbishop Desmond Tutu ( Anglican ) An institution is one name for an organization.

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