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Whosoever Will: A Review Essay, C. Fred Smith 2018 Liberty University

Whosoever Will: A Review Essay, C. Fred Smith

Fred O. Smith Jr.

No abstract provided.


The Old Church On Walnut Street, Chris Price 2018 Colby Community College

The Old Church On Walnut Street, Chris Price

Digital Press Books

In the late 1800s, Norwegian immigrants began flooding into the Red River Valley. As they moved into the Grand Forks area, they brought their Old World folkways and religious practices. On the corner of Third and Walnut, Norwegian Lutherans built a small sanctuary to house their services.

The building mirrored the simple worship of the Hauge Synod, the organization to which this congregation belonged. After merging with two other Norwegian church- es in town, the old Trini Lutheran structure passed into the hands of the Grand Forks Church of God, a congregation that echoed the revival fires of the Second ...


Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb 2017 Rochester Institute of Technology

Finding Lost & Found: Designer’S Notes From The Process Of Creating A Jewish Game For Learning, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This article provides context for and examines aspects of the design process of a game for learning. Lost & Found (2017a, 2017b) is a tabletop-to-mobile game series designed to teach medieval religious legal systems, beginning with Moses Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah (1180), a cornerstone work of Jewish legal rabbinic literature. Through design narratives, the article demonstrates the complex design decisions faced by the team as they balance the needs of player engagement with learning goals. In the process the designers confront challenges in developing winstates and in working with complex resource management. The article provides insight into the pathways the team found ...


Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, Owen Gottlieb 2017 Rochester Institute of Technology

Introduction: Jewish Gamevironments – Exploring Understanding With Playful Systems, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

The study of Judaism, Jewish civilizationi, and games is currently comprised of projects of a rather small set of game scholars. A sample of our work is included in this issue.


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


Southern Veils : The Sisters Of Loretto In Early National Kentucky., Hannah O'Daniel 2017 University of Louisville

Southern Veils : The Sisters Of Loretto In Early National Kentucky., Hannah O'Daniel

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis analyzes the experiences of Roman Catholic women who joined the Sisters of Loretto, a community of women religious in rural Washington and Nelson Counties, Kentucky, between the 1790s and 1826. It argues that the Sisters of Loretto used faith to interpret and respond to unfolding events in the early nation. The women sought to combat moral slippage and restore providential favor in the face of local Catholic institutional instability, global Protestant evangelical movements, war and economic crisis, and a tuberculosis outbreak. The Lorettines faced financial, social, and cultural pressures—including an economic depression, a culture that celebrated family ...


Luther, The Flawed Giant, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Luther, The Flawed Giant, Brent A. R. Hege

Brent A. R. Hege

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Europe At The Time Of The Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Europe At The Time Of The Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege

Brent A. R. Hege

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Luther’S Life And Thought, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Luther’S Life And Thought, Brent A. R. Hege

Brent A. R. Hege

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Luther, The Flawed Giant, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Luther, The Flawed Giant, Brent A. R. Hege

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Luther’S Life And Thought, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Luther’S Life And Thought, Brent A. R. Hege

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Europe At The Time Of The Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Europe At The Time Of The Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Presentation given in part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the First Lutheran Church on October 21, 2017 in Columbus, Indiana.


Supplanting The Wrong With The Right: A Synoptic Overview Of Christian And Islamic Reactions Towards The Subject Of Heresy, Brett G. Barnard 2017 Lawrence University

Supplanting The Wrong With The Right: A Synoptic Overview Of Christian And Islamic Reactions Towards The Subject Of Heresy, Brett G. Barnard

Lawrence University Honors Projects

Whenever there is a faith that is claiming to be the “one true religion,” just what is it that defines that most sinister of opposition known as “heresy?” Is it the choices made by these aforementioned “heretics” to hold beliefs that are contrary to the mainstream? Or is the way in which “orthodox” authorities have historically asserted their own superiority while legally eliminating the competition? When overlooking monotheistic belief systems that claim universal theological authority, such as Christianity and Islam, what stands out the most is the fact that the greatest threat almost always comes not from exterior rivals, but ...


"In The Scriptures Be The Fat Pastures Of The Soul": Thomas Cranmer And The Book Of Common Prayer, Sophia Ridgeway 2017 Whitworth University

"In The Scriptures Be The Fat Pastures Of The Soul": Thomas Cranmer And The Book Of Common Prayer, Sophia Ridgeway

History of Christianity II: TH 314

No abstract provided.


Karl Barth’S Early Life: A Journey To Rediscover A Lost Christianity, Rachael Eaton 2017 Whitworth University

Karl Barth’S Early Life: A Journey To Rediscover A Lost Christianity, Rachael Eaton

History of Christianity II: TH 314

No abstract provided.


John Wesley’S Theology Of Salvation, David Hendricks 2017 Whitworth University

John Wesley’S Theology Of Salvation, David Hendricks

History of Christianity II: TH 314

No abstract provided.


Brother Roger And The Formation Of Taizé, Annika Barrett 2017 Whitworth University

Brother Roger And The Formation Of Taizé, Annika Barrett

History of Christianity II: TH 314

No abstract provided.


Divinity, Law, And The Legal Turn In The Study Of Religions, JOSEPH DAVID 2017 Sapir Academic College

Divinity, Law, And The Legal Turn In The Study Of Religions, Joseph David

JOSEPH E. DAVID

While histories of ideas in premodern perspectives habitually understood history as divisions of fixed periods, modernists tend to narrate these histories in terms of flowing streams curving through timelines, intersections, and junctions. Crucial moments, accordingly, are turns and returns, shifts and orientations. I am not sure what it takes to diagnose and proclaim an intellectual turn or how to affirm or refute such a phenomenon, but I take the audacious risk and argue that the last couple of decades have seen a “legal turn” in the study of religions—a renewed focus on legal aspects of religion that includes legal ...


The Finger Fone Story In Papua New Guinea, Lester D. Devine 2017 Avondale College

The Finger Fone Story In Papua New Guinea, Lester D. Devine

Lester Devine

No abstract provided.


Church Leaders Biographical Vertical File, Center for Restoration Studies 2017 Abilene Christian University

Church Leaders Biographical Vertical File, Center For Restoration Studies

Center for Restoration Studies Vertical Files Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


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