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William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman 2018 Abilene Christian University

William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman

Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


"A Beacon Of Hope": The African American Baptist Church And The Origins Of Black Higher Learning Institutions In Kentucky, Erin Wiggins Gilliam 2018 University of Kentucky

"A Beacon Of Hope": The African American Baptist Church And The Origins Of Black Higher Learning Institutions In Kentucky, Erin Wiggins Gilliam

Theses and Dissertations--History

This dissertation focuses on the African American Baptist church as a vital architect of black higher education in Kentucky. In keeping with the historiography of black education, my research focuses on the often-forgotten component of religion and its impact on the development of post-secondary education. More specifically, my work explores the dynamics of race, class and gender in shaping the origins of black higher learning institutions in the state. I contend that Kentucky was home to a growing and progressive African American middle class who sought racial uplift to solve the “negro problem" through education. I also reveal that African ...


Seeing Witchcraft, Bernhard Udelhoven 2017 Society of the Missionaries of Africa

Seeing Witchcraft, Bernhard Udelhoven

Journal of Global Catholicism

When Christians in Zambia struggle with witchcraft, they also struggle with African cultural and religious concepts that deal with life’s ambiguities and that require discernment. It is not by working against the cultural and religious heritage, but by working with it, as far as possible, that the pastor can identify the broken relationships towards which many witchcraft discourses point. However, before we place the concepts of witchcraft into the realm of superstition (as are the trends of mission Christianity) or the demonic (as are the trends of charismatic Christianity), the Church has the duty to look at the concepts ...


The Devil Of The Missionary Church: The White Fathers And Catholic Evangelization In Zambia, Bernhard Udelhoven 2017 Society of the Missionaries of Africa

The Devil Of The Missionary Church: The White Fathers And Catholic Evangelization In Zambia, Bernhard Udelhoven

Journal of Global Catholicism

This article examines how Western Catholic missionaries in Zambia dealt with claims of witchcraft and Satanism. Within an analytic frame that draws upon cultural history, theology, and anthropology the article also considers how African Christians appropriated missionary notions of the devil.


The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze 2017 Fordham University

The Ecclesiology Of Pope Francis And The Future Of The Church In Africa, Bradford E. Hinze

Journal of Global Catholicism

A consideration of the future of African Catholicism in light of the ecclesiology of Pope Francis. The article explores how themes in Francis's ecclesiology work together to challenge centralization, clericalism, and triumphalism in the church by promoting practices of synodality and how these elements support the church’s mission to work against forms of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and the most fundamental matrix of colonial power by advancing radical democracy in society


Editor's Introduction, Mathew Schmalz 2017 College of the Holy Cross

Editor's Introduction, Mathew Schmalz

Journal of Global Catholicism

An overview of African Catholicism. Part Two: Retrospect and Prospect, third issue of the Journal of Global Catholicism. A summary of the work of Bradford Hinze, Mary Gloria Njoku, Matthias Scharer, Mary Sylvia Nwachukwu, and Bernhard Udelhoven. Among the topics considered: African ecclesiology, African wellness and quality of life in Africa, interreligious dialogue in Africa, African Biblical scholarship, witchcraft and the Catholic Church.


'Upon The Decaying Kirk': A Footnote To Ane Dialogue, Jamie Reid Baxter 2017 University of Glasgow

'Upon The Decaying Kirk': A Footnote To Ane Dialogue, Jamie Reid Baxter

Studies in Scottish Literature

Prints a short Scottish verse-fragment from the 1630s, "Upon the Decaying Kirk," and discusses its relation to an earlier, longer workAne Dialogue (1619: see SSL 43:1) and to presbyterian protests in the Edinburgh High Kirk against the introduction of episcopalianism under King Charles I.


Superstition And Dissimulation: Discerning False Religion In The Fifteenth Century, Michael D. Bailey 2017 Iowa State University

Superstition And Dissimulation: Discerning False Religion In The Fifteenth Century, Michael D. Bailey

Michael D. Bailey

Most religions claim special access to the truth and often depict those who do not accept their revelation or doctrine as living in error.1 As Christianity emerged in the late ancient world and certainly as it developed an increasingly centralized clerical hierarchy in medieval Europe, it became particularly exercised by issues of dissimulation and deceit.2 What interests the historian is how this concern shifted over time. From antiquity onwards, fear of false religion and religious falsity (which are not necessarily the same thing) had lurked in charges of paganism, heresy, apostasy, Judaizing, sorcery, and superstition. Many of these ...


Fuhr And Yates' "The Message Of The Twelve: Hearing The Voice Of The Minor Prophets" (Book Review), John Palmer 2017 Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Fuhr And Yates' "The Message Of The Twelve: Hearing The Voice Of The Minor Prophets" (Book Review), John Palmer

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Sawyer's "Resurrecting The Trinity" (Book Review), Howard Merrell 2017 Pacific Islands University

Sawyer's "Resurrecting The Trinity" (Book Review), Howard Merrell

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Burke And Landaus' "New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures" (Book Review), Dennis Ingolfsland 2017 Crown College

Burke And Landaus' "New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures" (Book Review), Dennis Ingolfsland

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Davies' "The History Of Ancient Israel: A Guide For The Perplexed" (Book Review), Sean McNulty 2017 Liberty University

Davies' "The History Of Ancient Israel: A Guide For The Perplexed" (Book Review), Sean Mcnulty

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Sergi, Oeming, And De Hulsters' "In Search For Aram And Israel: Politics, Culture, And Identity" (Book Review), Mary Ann Buhler 2017 Manhattan Christian College

Sergi, Oeming, And De Hulsters' "In Search For Aram And Israel: Politics, Culture, And Identity" (Book Review), Mary Ann Buhler

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Assis' "Identity In Conflict: The Struggle Between Esau And Jacob, Edom And Israel" (Book Review), Tami Echavarria Robinson 2017 Whitworth University

Assis' "Identity In Conflict: The Struggle Between Esau And Jacob, Edom And Israel" (Book Review), Tami Echavarria Robinson

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Amstutz's "Just Immigration" (Book Review), Rebekah Phillips 2017 New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Amstutz's "Just Immigration" (Book Review), Rebekah Phillips

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Collins' "Scriptures And Sectarianism: Essays On The Dead Sea Scrolls" (Book Review), Randall McKinion 2017 Cedarville University

Collins' "Scriptures And Sectarianism: Essays On The Dead Sea Scrolls" (Book Review), Randall Mckinion

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


The Importance Of Athanasius And The Views Of His Character, Jack Steven Davis 2017 Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

The Importance Of Athanasius And The Views Of His Character, Jack Steven Davis

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Athanasius is the one of the most important figures in church history. He is known for firmly standing for the faith in a time when the Arian heresy threatened to forever impact the church. However, during the fourth century Athanasius was able to effectively combat this trend and he suffered greatly for it as he was exiled five times during his forty-five years as the bishop of Alexandria. His first exile came in AD 335 and this is the most important one to understand as many of the charges brought against him were reiterated later on. Most church historians and ...


Commemorating The Reformation: An Opportunity For Common Witness, Donna Geernaert 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Commemorating The Reformation: An Opportunity For Common Witness, Donna Geernaert

Consensus

No abstract provided.


“A Prey To Their Teeth”: Puritan Sermons And Ministerial Writings On Indians During King Philip’S War, Gregory Michna 2017 Arkansas Tech University

“A Prey To Their Teeth”: Puritan Sermons And Ministerial Writings On Indians During King Philip’S War, Gregory Michna

Sermon Studies

King Philip’s War encouraged the construction of barbaric Native American typologies by puritan ministers through sermons and wartime histories. While select Algonquians in New England invested in a hybridized identity as a “Praying Indian” during the decades before the war, martial circumstances encouraged ministers to emphasize indigenous savagery, which outweighed earlier efforts to demonstrate the Christian piety of native converts. English texts outlining God’s providential wrath linked the contemporaneous war to Old Testament punishments meted out to the Hebrews. This typological reading of current events also superimposed the characteristics of heathen barbarians on Native Americans irrespective of their ...


Coroporis Incorrupti Inspectio: The Remains Of Fernando Iii And The Science Of Confirming Sanctity In Seventeenth Century Sevilla, Kyle C. Lincoln 2017 Kalamazoo College

Coroporis Incorrupti Inspectio: The Remains Of Fernando Iii And The Science Of Confirming Sanctity In Seventeenth Century Sevilla, Kyle C. Lincoln

Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

This paper presents and analyzes the canonization of Fernando III of León-Castile, undertaken under the aegis of popes Alexander VIII and Clement X. After being thoroughly dead for more than four centuries, King Fernando was elevated to the roll of the saints. The reasons for his canonization, the process by which he was canonized, and the means by which the papacy understood his alleged sanctity have been thoroughly understudied and require the attention of scholars in order to demonstrate those instances where scholars can draw important conclusions for early modern history.


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