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Went Off To The Shakers: The First Converts Of South Union, William R. Black Western Kentucky University
Went Off To The Shakers: The First Converts Of South Union, William R. Black
Masters Theses & Specialist Projects
In 1807 the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing (Shakers)
established a society near the Gasper River in Logan County, Kentucky. The society was soon named South Union, and it lasted until 1922, the longest-lasting Shaker community west of the Appalachians. Most of the first Shaker converts in Logan County had only a few years beforehand participated in a series of evangelical Presbyterian camp meetings known collectively as the Kentucky Revival, the Revival of 1800, or the Great Revival.Though Presbyterian revivalism and Shakerism shared certain characteristics (particularl millennialism and enthusiastic forms of worship), there were many ...
The Enoch Text: Change And Continuity In Mormon Thought, Peter Wosnik Utah State University
The Enoch Text: Change And Continuity In Mormon Thought, Peter Wosnik
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Approaching Christianity: Exploring The Tragic Impact Of Greek Philosophical Thought On Christian Thought, Tammy Galvan-Barnett Olivet Nazarene University
Approaching Christianity: Exploring The Tragic Impact Of Greek Philosophical Thought On Christian Thought, Tammy Galvan-Barnett
M.A. in Political Theory Theses
This study explores the impact of Greek philosophical thought on Christian thought. I argue that Greek dualism is the fundamental contradiction in Christian thought creating problems for the doctrines of Christianity and ultimately thwarting a biblical approach to Christianity. From the early days of Christianity, Greek philosophy became absorbed into Christian thinking. Christian theology is often incorrectly interpreted through Platonic metaphysics. Platonic Christianity distinguishes between sacred and secular realms of the cosmos and devalues physical things. Furthermore, the tragedy is not only that Greek philosophy has had such a profound impact on Christianity, but also that its influence is still ...
Educating Pious Citizens: Local Politics, International Funding, And Democracy In Bamako's Islamic Schools., Émilie Roy McMaster University
Educating Pious Citizens: Local Politics, International Funding, And Democracy In Bamako's Islamic Schools., Émilie Roy
Open Access Dissertations and Theses
In this study, I emphasize the agency of the Malian arabisant community (individuals usually trained in médersas who use Arabic as their first language of communication and who often identify first and foremost as Muslims) in creating, maintaining, and improving an education system which provides the tools needed for young Malians to be pious Muslims and productive citizens of the Republic of Mali. By creating an extensive médersa system over the years, in collaboration and confrontation with the successive governments in Mali and abroad, Malian arabisants have answered the need for a new definition of what it is to be ...
Volume 28, Number 1, Department of Church Relations Pepperdine University
Volume 28, Number 1, Department Of Church Relations
Pacific Church News
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The Impact Of The Reformation On The Fine Arts, John Wilsey
Everyman, A Modern Adaptation (Or, Number's Down), Merrick Robison
What Is The New Covenant "Law" In Jeremiah 31:33?, Olufemi Adeyemi
Q&A: The Historical Jesus, Gary Habermas
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