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Holding On To Culture: The Effects Of The 1837 Smallpox Epidemic On Mandan And Hidatsa, Jayne Reinhiller 2018 Taylor University - Upland

Holding On To Culture: The Effects Of The 1837 Smallpox Epidemic On Mandan And Hidatsa, Jayne Reinhiller

Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research

The Mandan and Hidatsa tribes located in modern day North Dakota have a rich history characterized by elaborate social and religions structures and trade based economic systems; however, because of their stationary lifestyles and increased European and American trade, the Mandan and Hidatsa faced substantial loses during the 1837 smallpox epidemic. The tribal decimation altered both social and ceremonial structures resulting in a new and collective identity and a new ceremonial structure. Through the analysis of the anthropological studies of Alfred Bowers and the journals of fur traders and explorers like F. A. Chardon, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark, it ...


The Church Besieged, The French Revolution, Nationalism, And The Battle Over Modernity, William Doherty Ph.D. 2018 Marian University - Indianapolis

The Church Besieged, The French Revolution, Nationalism, And The Battle Over Modernity, William Doherty Ph.D.

Department of History and Social Sciences

"From the French Revolution, 1798, right through the nineteenth century and into the 20th Century, in nearly every major European country the Catholic Church found itself embattled. Its monopoly in religion ended or challenged by anti-clericalism, secularism, liberalism targeting the Church’s authority and putting its privileges, property, prestige, and independence under siege.

Every pope from Pius VI (1775-1799) to Pius X (1903-1914) fought against the enemy--modernity. They revived the Index of Prohibited Books, declared monarchy the best polity, and condemned church-state separation, toleration, freedom of conscience, and any idea the Church needed reform."


A Message From Antioch And Moravia To The West, Barry Hudspeth 2018 Liberty University

A Message From Antioch And Moravia To The West, Barry Hudspeth

Masters Theses

This qualitative thesis study, “A Message From Antioch and Moravia to the West,” explores the North American Church’s role in the global missions arena and seeks to develop a streamlined strategy for engaging in cross-cultural evangelism in the twenty-first century. A qualitative case study of the first-century Christian church and Moravian church of the eighteenth century provides data on actions conducted to spread Christianity from a central geographical location outward to the known world in their respective eras of Christian history. These two case study analyses looked at how the Gospel was spread during each point in history followed ...


Scrapbook 2, 2018 Atlanta University Center

Scrapbook 2

Anna E. Hall Collection, Scrapbooks

This scrapbook features photographs and memorabilia about Anna E. Hall created for her by Clark College students. Some of the items included are newspaper clippings, writings, newsletters, and photographs of Anna E. Hall, Agnes McAllister, and groups of students and teachers from the Garraway mission in Liberia.


Scrapbook 1, 2018 Atlanta University Center

Scrapbook 1

Anna E. Hall Collection, Scrapbooks

This scrapbook features photographs and memorabilia about Anna E. Hall created for her by Clark College students. Some of the items included are newspaper clippings, writings, and photographs of Anna E. Hall with various groups of students and adults. Some of the identified people in the photographs include: Dr. Stella Brewer Brookes, Dr. James P. Brawley, Dr. James R. Porter, Bishop Arthur E. Moore, Dr. Harry V. Richardson, Bishop J.W.E. Bowen, Susie Cunningham, Eva Samuel Martin, Roberta Parks, S.J. Saxon, Eva B. Parks, J.N. Shopshire, and 1892 Clark University graduates Lillie Lovelace, Julia Starks, and Constance ...


The Moral Politics Of Infancy: Formation Of A Protestant Maternity In England, Ca. 1550-1650, Katharine Etsell 2018 University of Puget Sound

The Moral Politics Of Infancy: Formation Of A Protestant Maternity In England, Ca. 1550-1650, Katharine Etsell

History Theses

This paper studies a shift in conceptions and responsibilities of maternity during the English Reformation, 1550-1650. A focus on interpersonal family life pushes against and complicates traditional views of the Reformation, and a social historiographical lens furthers this agenda and grants perspective to how certain aspects of religious reform changed the rules of motherhood. In seeking to answer questions about the effects of this new religion on women and family life, it becomes evident that there was an obsession with correcting and directing maternity from a wide variety of authorities, including mothers, medical intellectuals, and members of the clergy; what ...


Evaluation Of The Prophecies In Daniel 9:25-26 In Order To Confirm The Origin Of The Bible, Robert C. Ordemann 2018 Liberty University

Evaluation Of The Prophecies In Daniel 9:25-26 In Order To Confirm The Origin Of The Bible, Robert C. Ordemann

Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship

Throughout history, there has been a great effort to corroborate the truth recorded in the Bible. Many linguists, scholars, historians, and archeologists have perused careers in order accurately supporting the Bible with evaluated evidence. However, one of the paramount necessities is to be able to incorporate all these disciplines together in an effort to prove that the Bible was given by Divine Revelation. Further one of the most significant keys tools that God has provided for us to authenticate the Scriptures original nature is predictive prophecy. When prophecy is given and later appropriately fulfilled it enables scholars the ability to ...


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.


Perceptions On Santería: Then And Now, Ludmille Glaude 2018 La Salle University

Perceptions On Santería: Then And Now, Ludmille Glaude

Undergraduate Research

This paper will examine how the Batista and Castro regimes were able to impact the perception of Santería amongst the Cuban public. Santeria is a polytheistic religion practiced in Cuba that combines elements of Yoruba beliefs and Catholicism. Recently, Santeria appears to be experiencing a growth in visibility in Cuba. The syncretic religion and its visibility, has become of interest to examine and report on, amongst many media outlets. According to a Vice News article published as recently as 2014, the author dubs Santería as “Cuba’s New Religion”. The article describes Santería as a dynamic form of worship, with ...


"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 ...


Papers Of Harry Clifford Asbury, ATS Special Collections and Archives 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Papers Of Harry Clifford Asbury, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber 2018 Rochester Institute of Technology

Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Articles

In a time when religious legal systems are discussed without an understanding of history or context, it is more important than ever to help widen the understanding and discourse about the prosocial aspects of religious legal systems throughout history. The Lost & Found (www.lostandfoundthegame.com) game series, targeted for an audience of teens through twentysomethings in formal, learning environments, is designed to teach the prosocial aspects of medieval religious systems—specifically collaboration, cooperation, and the balancing of communal and individual/family needs. Set in Fustat (Old Cairo) in the 12th century, the first two games in the series address laws ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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