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Editor's Introduction, Marc R. Loustau Ph.D. 2024 College of the Holy Cross

Editor's Introduction, Marc R. Loustau Ph.D.

Journal of Global Catholicism

Introduction by Managing Editor Marc Roscoe Loustau to Towards an Economic Anthropology of Catholicism in the Age of Pope Francis


Introduction:Towards An Economic Anthropology Of Catholicism, In The Age Of Pope Francis, Samuel Weeks, George Bayuga 2024 Thomas Jefferson University

Introduction:Towards An Economic Anthropology Of Catholicism, In The Age Of Pope Francis, Samuel Weeks, George Bayuga

Journal of Global Catholicism

Introduction to Towards an Economic Anthropology of Catholicism, in the Age of Pope Francis.


Death, Dreaming, And Diaspora: Achieving Orientation Through Afro-Spirituality, Liz Johnston, Jaime Elizabeth Johnston 2024 Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge

Death, Dreaming, And Diaspora: Achieving Orientation Through Afro-Spirituality, Liz Johnston, Jaime Elizabeth Johnston

LSU Doctoral Dissertations

Enslavement, colonization, and the systems that uphold racial injustice were and still are a series of new, unfathomable, and challenging experiences that prompt individuals within the diaspora to seek orientation. How does a human cope with centuries of attempts at the systematic destruction of their humanity, culture, and identity? How can they reclaim that identity, especially when so much of it seems lost? I address these questions by utilizing texts from the expansive body of work regarding ethnographic-historical-religious studies on Afro-spiritual practices to better analyze instances in literature in the ongoing practice of diasporic orientation. In this project, I argue …


Restoration Quarterly: Vol. 66, No. 1, 2024 Abilene Christian University

Restoration Quarterly: Vol. 66, No. 1

Restoration Quarterly

PDF of the cover of Restoration Quarterly: Vol. 66, No. 1.

This repository hosts selected Restoration Quarterly articles in downloadable PDF format. For the benefit of users who would like to browse the contents of RQ, we have included all issue covers even when full-text articles from that issue are unavailable. All Restoration Quarterly articles are available in full text in the ATLA Religion Database, available through most university and theological libraries or through your local library’s inter-library loan service.


Review Of Pentecostal Hermeneutics In The Late Modern World: Essays On The Condition Of Our Interpretation. By L. William Oliverio, Jr., Rick Wadholm, Jr. 2023 Oral Roberts University

Review Of Pentecostal Hermeneutics In The Late Modern World: Essays On The Condition Of Our Interpretation. By L. William Oliverio, Jr., Rick Wadholm, Jr.

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Review of Pentecostal Hermeneutics in the Late Modern World: Essays on the Condition of Our Interpretation. By L. William Oliverio, Jr. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2022. 252 pp.


Review Of Deliver Us From Evil. By John Swinton., Robert D. McBain 2023 Oral Roberts university

Review Of Deliver Us From Evil. By John Swinton., Robert D. Mcbain

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Review of Deliver Us from Evil. By John Swinton. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2022. 130 pp.


Review Of A Seminary Dean’S Experiment With Servant Leadership: Stories And Lessons From My Journey Through Ivy League To Whole Person Education. By Thomson K. Mathew., Wonsuk Ma 2023 Oral Roberts University

Review Of A Seminary Dean’S Experiment With Servant Leadership: Stories And Lessons From My Journey Through Ivy League To Whole Person Education. By Thomson K. Mathew., Wonsuk Ma

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Review of A Seminary Dean’s Experiment with Servant Leadership: Stories and Lessons from My Journey through Ivy League to Whole Person Education. By Thomson K. Mathew. Kottayam, Kerala, India: GoodNews Books, 2021. 233 pp.


Review Of Indigenous Theology And The Western Worldview. By Randy S. Woodley., David Osei-Nimoh 2023 Oral Roberts University

Review Of Indigenous Theology And The Western Worldview. By Randy S. Woodley., David Osei-Nimoh

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

A review of Indigenous Theology and the Western Worldview. By Randy S. Woodley.


Review Of Towards A Pentecostal Theology Of Praxis: A Case Study. By John Mark Robeck, Rebekah Bled 2023 Oral Roberts University

Review Of Towards A Pentecostal Theology Of Praxis: A Case Study. By John Mark Robeck, Rebekah Bled

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

A review of Towards A Pentecostal Theology of Praxis: A Case Study. By John Mark Robeck. Lanham, MD: Fortress Academic, 2021. 174 pp.


A Bibliography On Oral Roberts And Oral Roberts University: A Supplement, Robert D. McBain 2023 Oral Roberts university

A Bibliography On Oral Roberts And Oral Roberts University: A Supplement, Robert D. Mcbain

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

A bibliography of works by Oral Roberts and studies of Oral Roberts University.


Oral Roberts University’S Judaic-Christian Studies Program: A Reflection On Its History And Significance, Pamela L. Idriss 2023 Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts University’S Judaic-Christian Studies Program: A Reflection On Its History And Significance, Pamela L. Idriss

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Oral Roberts University’s (ORU) Graduate School of Theology and Missions offered the Judaic-Christian Studies Concentration (JCSC) of Master of Theology in Biblical Literature between the fall of 2007 and the spring of 2020. Under the supervision of Brad H. Young, the program flourished with academic excellence and distinct practical applications. Students learned to comprehend the teachings of Jesus in their Second-Temple Jewish context and to recognize the Jewish roots of Christianity. The program employed the comparative/associative methodology for exegetical work and utilized the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and primary Jewish sources, such as the Rabbinic literature and the Dead …


Oral Roberts University Doctor Of Ministry Program: Historical Beginnings And The Emergent Future, Celine Butler 2023 Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts University Doctor Of Ministry Program: Historical Beginnings And The Emergent Future, Celine Butler

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

The Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program approaches forty-two years as a leader in the Spirit-empowered community. The approach of the DMin program from its inception in 1981 was to develop a Spirit-centered approach to impact the world as the only Spirit-empowered university. Since it began in 1982 with eleven students, the program has seen more than 430 graduates from 150 nations and all fifty of the United States have crossed the commencement platform. In addition, the Korean Language Doctor of Ministry Program, operating from 1992–2012, resulted in 136 graduates. More recently, the establishment of the Oral Roberts University (ORU) PhD …


The Rise Of The Phoenix: The Re-Emergence Of The Oral Roberts University Graduate School Of Theology In 1975, James Shelton, James A Hewett 2023 Oral Roberts University

The Rise Of The Phoenix: The Re-Emergence Of The Oral Roberts University Graduate School Of Theology In 1975, James Shelton, James A Hewett

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

The re-emergence of the Graduate School of Theology after its closure in 1969 provides testimony to the bold vision of Oral Roberts of ecumenical higher education in the gifts and power of the Holy Spirit. Undeterred by the closure of the first Graduate School of Theology, Roberts’ launch of the second seminary in 1976 under James Buskirk showed a continued emphasis on educating and empowering the whole body of Christ.


The First Oru Seminary: An Experiment Of Unity Without Uniformity, Daniel D. Isgrigg 2023 Oral Roberts University

The First Oru Seminary: An Experiment Of Unity Without Uniformity, Daniel D. Isgrigg

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

This article explores the history of Oral Roberts University’s first Graduate School of Theology (1965–1969), the first seminary in the Pentecostal tradition. It will explore the story of the founding faculty that pioneered the first seminary and their contributions to scholarship and the shaping of ORU. It highlights the conflicts and challenges they went through that resulted in the closing of the seminary in 1969. It concludes with a recognition of the contributions of this group of faculty that continue to bear fruit today.


The History Of Graduate Theological Education At Oral Roberts University, Larry Hart, Bill Buker 2023 Oral Roberts University

The History Of Graduate Theological Education At Oral Roberts University, Larry Hart, Bill Buker

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

This article traces the history of graduate theological education at Oral Roberts University from its initial inception in 1963 up until 2018 when a significant transition occurred. Special attention is given to the rebirth of the seminary in 1976 under the leadership of Jimmy Buskirk and the following seasons of its evolution under subsequent deans. From a seminary approved by the United Methodist Church to train candidates for ministry in that denomination to one reflecting a primarily Pentecostal ethos to its current role of serving the Spirit-empowered Movement, the Graduate School of Theology and Ministry (GSTM) has maintained ecumenical diversity …


Into Every Person’S World: The Oru Bible Institute Program, Sam Barsoum, Paul King 2023 Oral Roberts University

Into Every Person’S World: The Oru Bible Institute Program, Sam Barsoum, Paul King

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

This article describes the history, development, mission, and impact of the ORU Bible Institute program over its thirty-year history. Different phases of the program are presented: beginnings of the program, curriculum development, and program expansion; features of the program; global impact through international development; times of crisis, re-evaluation, and recovery; adjustments, stabilization, and growth to the present; and the long-term impact of the ORU Bible Institute program


A Review Article Of Jonathan Root, Oral Roberts And The Rise Of The Prosperity Gospel, Daniel D. Isgrigg 2023 Oral Roberts University

A Review Article Of Jonathan Root, Oral Roberts And The Rise Of The Prosperity Gospel, Daniel D. Isgrigg

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

This review article discusses the new biography of Oral Roberts by Jonathan Root. It situates the book in the field of recent Oral Roberts studies and discusses its contributions to the life of this well-known twentieth-century religious figure. It also critically assesses the assumptions of the book related to its framing of Oral Roberts as contributing to the “rise of the prosperity gospel.”


Oral Roberts And Billy Graham: A Friendship That Influenced The Christian World, John Paul Thompson 2023 Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts And Billy Graham: A Friendship That Influenced The Christian World, John Paul Thompson

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


Editorial: Theology, Shaping The Soul Of The Faith Community, Wonsuk Ma 2023 Oral Roberts University

Editorial: Theology, Shaping The Soul Of The Faith Community, Wonsuk Ma

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

An editorial by Wonsuk Ma introducing the special issue on the ORU College of Theology and Ministry.


Editor's Note, Jeffrey S. Lamp 2023 Oral Roberts University

Editor's Note, Jeffrey S. Lamp

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


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