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Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts 2014 SelectedWorks

Aquifer Analysis: Told And Untold Stories In Warwick Churches, Vaughan S. Roberts

Vaughan S Roberts

This presentation to a seminar on organizational storytelling at Lincoln Business School in 2013 explores how told and untold stories were filtered during a narrative review by a team of churches in Warwick, UK. The full paper was distributed beforehand to participants and a revised version appears in Untold Stories in Organizations – further details can be found here: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138790018/


A Rhetorical Analysis Of Catholic Feminism: Understanding Prophetic And Deliberative Responses To The Institutional Catholic Church, Mridula Mascarenhas 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

A Rhetorical Analysis Of Catholic Feminism: Understanding Prophetic And Deliberative Responses To The Institutional Catholic Church, Mridula Mascarenhas

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This dissertation contrasts the Catholic Church's rhetorical framing of feminist activism within the Church against the rhetoric of two organizations that speak on behalf of Catholic feminism. The study conceptualizes the engagement between the Church hierarchy and the feminists as a chorus of voices, each claiming to advocate for authentically Catholic principles. The rhetorical voice of each agent is analyzed to uncover underlying rhetorical strategies. The dissertation argues that although the Church establishment, through the use of the doctrinal voice, claims a contradiction between Catholicism and radical feminism, Catholic feminists attempt to dissolve the alleged contradiction with the use ...


Fossil Baramins On Noah's Ark: The "Amphibians", Marcus R. Ross 2014 Liberty University

Fossil Baramins On Noah's Ark: The "Amphibians", Marcus R. Ross

Marcus R. Ross

Here I provide a compendium of extinct “amphibian” groups, representatives of which may have been carried aboard Noah’s Ark. Following previous work by the Ark Encounter team, I selected the taxonomic rank of family as a first-order proxy for the biblical “kind.” The resulting tabulation places 54 extinct “amphibian” families/kinds on board the Ark. While this number hinges upon taxonomies built upon fossil data (and its inherent shortcomings compared to extant forms), it serves as a reasonable approximation of the number of fossil “amphibians” taken aboard the Ark. When added to previously determined kinds of extant anurans, caudates ...


Multifaith Centre Building Design And Demonstration - Introduction To Asian Culture And Religion, Chuen-Tat Kang 2014 SelectedWorks

Multifaith Centre Building Design And Demonstration - Introduction To Asian Culture And Religion, Chuen-Tat Kang

Chuen-Tat Kang (江俊达)

Understanding religious culture involves wide ranges of knowledge. Most religions are originated from Asia. In order to suit the need of Australian multifaith building concept that represent the faith available, namely majority of Christianity and other minority religions and philosophies namely Buddhism, Islam, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism and Bahai, understanding the architectural representation and symbol is necessary to help interfaith venue designer to better equipped with the knowledge that is required to integrate the identity of various culture into a single religious centre.


We Need To Share A Dream, Candace Benjamin 2014 St. John Fisher College

We Need To Share A Dream, Candace Benjamin

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"I have a dream that one day my fellow Black Americans will open their eyes to the world filled with self-hatred that they themselves have perpetuated throughout the years. I also have a dream that tomorrow the sun will rise on a new generation of prosperous young black people will emerge from the shadows that once consumed our future and rise up against the stereotype. We fail to realize that the foundation laid down for us by the great freedom fighters in our past is crumbling right below ...


Self-Control Helps People Avoid Violence, Zoe Thomas 2014 St. John Fisher College

Self-Control Helps People Avoid Violence, Zoe Thomas

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"When Martin Luther King Jr spoke these words, he was addressing the masses of mainly Black Americans who were fighting for freedom from discrimination and for the right to be treated as equally as any other human being. The struggle was long and hard. They had to endure abuse from the white men around them, who felt that they did not deserve to have equal rights. This was a struggle that easily erupted into physical violence. The white men fought the blacks and the blacks fought back. However ...


St. John Fisher In Galway, Tim Madigan 2014 St. John Fisher College

St. John Fisher In Galway, Tim Madigan

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"I am sending this article to Verbum from my apartment in Galway, Ireland, overlooking the beautiful Corrib River. Tomorrow I head to Dublin to celebrate the long St. Patrick’s Day weekend. I am over in Ireland for the Spring semester with nine intrepid St. John Fisher College students: Catherine Cunningham, Aidan Evans, Chelsea Marshall, Maggie Martin, Erin Mosher, André Remillard, Katlin Shippy, Brittany Sidari, and Sierra Stuckey. Together with 10 students from Hobart & William Smith Colleges, we have all traveled throughout the island, experiencing Ireland in all ...


The Assumptions That Define Me, Amy Ryan 2014 St. John Fisher College

The Assumptions That Define Me, Amy Ryan

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"When I was a little kid, I believed that before colored movies were created, people saw in black and white. I was honestly convinced that colored film was a direct result of humans finally learning how to see in color. I also believed that the older you got the more warts you grew, that eating watermelon seeds could lead to the spontaneous maturity of a new melon in your stomach, and that God was a man with a flowing white beard and kind eyes, not unlike those attributes ...


A Life’S Journey Through Fisher, George Payne 2014 St. John Fisher College

A Life’S Journey Through Fisher, George Payne

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"I arrived on the St. John Fisher campus in September of 2000 as a relatively naïve 18 year old kid from a rural village in upstate New York that had more cows than people. Although my parents were socially conscious in their own way, I was not a very conscientious person in High School. My primary focus was on sports, friendships, and girls. But Fisher changed my attitude about life completely."


A Love Affair With Fisher, Brittnany Broderick 2014 St. John Fisher College

A Love Affair With Fisher, Brittnany Broderick

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"St. John Fisher College. These four words are an easy way to describe where I have spent the majority of the last 12 years of my life.

My courtship with Fisher first began when I was a junior in high school. I had friends who attended this college and after only one visit, I was hooked. This place seemed so warm and welcoming. An added bonus: Fisher was small enough that I didn’t feel overwhelmed, yet large enough that I could experience some diversity. Having gone to ...


Violence And Religion, Sean Murphy 2014 St. John Fisher College

Violence And Religion, Sean Murphy

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"Chapter 8, entitled “Violence and Religion” was written by Dr. Darlene Fozard Weaver for the textbook Introduction to Religious Studies. In this chapter, Weaver discusses the connection between violence and religion that has been prevalent in world history as well as provide questions aimed at the reader in order to provoke reflection and discussion. The most thought‐provoking of these include “Is religion inherently violent? Why or why not?” and “Could teaching religion be an act of violence? Why or why not?” Religion is not inherently violent"


Religion And Violence, Lauren Bannister 2014 St. John Fisher College

Religion And Violence, Lauren Bannister

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"For thousands of years, religions and belief systems throughout the world have been severely criticized, due primarily to the deadly violence their followers endorsed. History clearly demonstrates that individuals and groups used religion to justify what most people regard as unholy acts. For centuries, discussions have questioned if religion is essentially good, or flawed, and if religion is inherently violent."


Violence In Religion, Zach VanAernum 2014 St. John Fisher College

Violence In Religion, Zach Vanaernum

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"Religion plays a large role in many people’s life. Many of the choices that people make are influenced and guided by their religious practices. Religion can often help people better themselves and help the lives of others. On the contrary it may seem that religion can do the opposite, causing people to be violent. Religion often gets blamed for acts of violence including suicide, martyrdom and terrorism. This paper will discuss several views of scholars on the role that religion plays in violence, paying close attention to ...


Religion: Good Or Bad?, Emalie Ratt 2014 St. John Fisher College

Religion: Good Or Bad?, Emalie Ratt

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"Religion is a very complicated concept for many people, but religion can be seen in every corner of the world and its effects come in many different shapes and sizes. One word that can be seen as an effect or that is simply associated often with religion is violence. Violence like religion comes in many different forms and can be seen very easily in the world around us. Many people have written on the concepts of religion and violence and how they are connected with each other. But ...


Heroic, Faithful, And Holy, Ryan Dalton 2014 St. John Fisher College

Heroic, Faithful, And Holy, Ryan Dalton

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"An ideology is a subtle, yet expansive way of describing someone’s beliefs and views of the world. Edith Stein clearly places a high precedence on believing in oneself, all people, and having faith in times of adversity. The director of the film Edith Stein portrays the death of Edith Stein as one of a martyr of Auschwitz for her people and for her faith. The ideology of the director is tremendously evident through the heroic, faithful, and holy portrayal of Edith Stein in reference to her religion ...


Cancer Turned My Life Right Side Up, Susan Schultz 2014 St. John Fisher College

Cancer Turned My Life Right Side Up, Susan Schultz

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"Five years ago I won the reverse lottery. Ovarian cancer is rare and I was diagnosed with an Ovarian Cancer Sarcoma, rarest of the rare. In a busy crowded emergency room, after briefly chatting about the Buffalo Sabres, the ER physician announced “You have a large ovarian tumor that looks like it has spread to your liver.” That abruptly began my cancer journey."


After The Rain, Linda L. Seavy 2014 St. John Fisher College

After The Rain, Linda L. Seavy

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"When I was a child, I walked to school with my mother. The path we took led us through undeveloped land, over a creek, and past hedgerows. If it had rained in the night, there was a patch of wild roses that would still have large drops of water clinging to their stems, which caught the morning light and sparkled in every color of the rainbow. We called those “Angels’ Tears.”


The Commencement Of Our Violent Brothers, Juliet Janicik 2014 St. John Fisher College

The Commencement Of Our Violent Brothers, Juliet Janicik

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"It is taught in Sunday school, catechism, and Catholic and Christian schools across the country and the world that violence is not an option – the golden rule is always to be used. We are to be peaceful beings in regards to physical and emotional health in order to attain full happiness. But what we are not told are things about subjects that are not often breached, like alcohol, sex and drug abuse. We look at these subjects and wonder how our children, friends and siblings could ever fall ...


The Recipient, Paul A. Rothermich 2014 St. John Fisher College

The Recipient, Paul A. Rothermich

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Vision 2020, George Payne 2014 St. John Fisher College

Vision 2020, George Payne

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