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Schizophrenia And Its Effects On An American Family: A Call To Action For The 21st Century, Cynthia Newton Captain 2017 Dominican University of California

Schizophrenia And Its Effects On An American Family: A Call To Action For The 21st Century, Cynthia Newton Captain

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

Our country’s healthcare system is at a moral crossroads. The way we treat those whom we call “the homeless” is deplorable. The majority of the homeless are mentally ill and need treatment. Our country needs to treat those with the severe brain diseases of schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, and bi-polar disorder just as we would Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Those with severe mental illness, who have no insight into their illness, should not be allowed to dictate their own treatment. If a homeless person is brought to San Francisco General Hospital and is found to be a ...


Call For Papers - Volume 1, Editors, Caritas in Veritate 2017 Providence College

Call For Papers - Volume 1, Editors, Caritas In Veritate

Caritas in Veritate

Provides information about the subject matter and procedures for contributing articles to Volume 1 of Caritas in Veritate.


Did St Paul Compose Romans Iii:24f?, Norman H. Young 2017 Avondale College

Did St Paul Compose Romans Iii:24f?, Norman H. Young

Norman Young

Romans iii:25 has long been considered an outstanding text within the Pauline corpus; one of the few places where he grapples with the "how" of Christ's passion. It was long thought to be a truism beyond challenge that this was a crucial text at the very heart of Pauline theology. Such immunity to challenge has in recent decades ceased to be the case. [from Introduction].


The Dying Of The American Church: Five Biblical Principles For Revival, Stan Mars 2017 Liberty University

The Dying Of The American Church: Five Biblical Principles For Revival, Stan Mars

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The majority of churches in America continue to suffer a numerical plateau or a decline in church growth. As a result of disobedience to God to follow His commandments in the making of disciples, the church also suffers from a flat lined, virtually non-existent, adult conversion rate. People of the world who do not know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior are not being evangelized by the church using the first century process of discipleship and therefore, the numbers of conversions to Christ are dismal. The modern day American Church needs to return to the first century process of ...


Humanity's Capacity To Apprehend Aesthetic Value As An Argument For God's Existence, Walter Davis 2017 LUBTS

Humanity's Capacity To Apprehend Aesthetic Value As An Argument For God's Existence, Walter Davis

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This work presents a theistic argument for the existence of God based on man’s ability to apprehend, aesthetic value. The argument is called the Aesthetic Theistic Argument. Man’s ability to appreciate aesthetic value is unique among biological life forms and is common to every human culture. Explaining the origins of this ability implies a creator/designer who also apprehends aesthetic value. The study both affirms the argument for theism and critiques the philosophical and scientific foundations of Darwinian naturalism. The result of this study affirms the cause for man’s capacity to apprehend aesthetic value is best explained ...


Perfecting One Another: Friendship And The Moral Implications Of Wesley's Small Groups, Daniel Castelo 2017 Seattle Pacific University

Perfecting One Another: Friendship And The Moral Implications Of Wesley's Small Groups, Daniel Castelo

Daniel Castelo

No abstract provided.


A Yoderian Appraisal Of Latin American Liberation Theology, Daniel Castelo 2017 Duke University in Durham

A Yoderian Appraisal Of Latin American Liberation Theology, Daniel Castelo

Daniel Castelo

No abstract provided.


Assyriology At The Liberal Arts College: A Report From The Field, Alan Lenzi 2017 University of the Pacific

Assyriology At The Liberal Arts College: A Report From The Field, Alan Lenzi

Alan Lenzi

There is an ideal in American Assyriology that active scholars will work at a research university, where they will teach Akkadian and/or Sumerian and lead philological seminars on selected texts from their sub-specialty. Although such an Assyriologist may teach an undergraduate course or two each year, their most important pedagogical efforts will be directed at graduate students. The reality of the academic job market makes this career path available to relatively few scholars. Those who remain in academia often find employment teaching undergraduates in a department of history, religious studies, art history, or comparative literature. The present paper shares ...


The Quest For The Biblical Ontological Ground Of Christian Theology, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

The Quest For The Biblical Ontological Ground Of Christian Theology, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


Toward A Criticism Of Theological Reason : Time And Timelessness As Primordial Presuppositions, Fernando Luis Canale 2017 Andrews University

Toward A Criticism Of Theological Reason : Time And Timelessness As Primordial Presuppositions, Fernando Luis Canale

Fernando L. Canale

This investigation studies the possibility of developing a theological criticism of Christian theological reason. The investigation proceeds by developing a phenomenological analysis of three major contexts within which reason has been interpreted and utilized by Christian theology for the constitution of its exegetical and systematic formulations: the philosophical, theological, and Biblical contexts. The philosophical context shows that the structure of reason requires the interpretation of Being's dimensionality which determines its basic meaning and functioning. Moreover, it shows that Being's dimensionality has been interpreted in two ways: as timeless and as temporal. The theological context, through the analysis of ...


Is There Room For Systematics In Adventist Theology?, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

Is There Room For Systematics In Adventist Theology?, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


From Vision To System: Finishing The Task Of Adventist Theology Part I: Historical Review, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

From Vision To System: Finishing The Task Of Adventist Theology Part I: Historical Review, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


Is Adventist Theology Compatible With Evolutionary Theory?, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

Is Adventist Theology Compatible With Evolutionary Theory?, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


From Vision To System: Finishing The Task Of Adventist Biblical And Systematic Theologies - Part Ii, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

From Vision To System: Finishing The Task Of Adventist Biblical And Systematic Theologies - Part Ii, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


Evangelical Theology And Open Theism: Toward A Biblical Understanding Of The Macro Hermeneutical Principles Of Theology?, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

Evangelical Theology And Open Theism: Toward A Biblical Understanding Of The Macro Hermeneutical Principles Of Theology?, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


Basic Elements Of Christian Theology: Scripture Replacing Tradition, Fernando Canale 2017 Andrews University

Basic Elements Of Christian Theology: Scripture Replacing Tradition, Fernando Canale

Fernando L. Canale

No abstract provided.


Luther Goes Viral: Mass Communication In The Lutheran Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege 2017 Butler University

Luther Goes Viral: Mass Communication In The Lutheran Reformation, Brent A. R. Hege

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Presentation given at the Indiana Association of Historians Annual Meeting on February 18, 2017 in Lafayette, Indiana.


On That Heart-Knotting Feeling: An Outline, Lawrence JY Liang 2017 The University of Western Ontario

On That Heart-Knotting Feeling: An Outline, Lawrence Jy Liang

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The following feeling is what inspired this thesis and what this thesis aims to outline: the human heart is a knot, formed by a string, tying a human being to the divine. Simone Weil’s notion of affliction will broach the topic of the heart-knotting feeling. In the first chapter of the thesis, five qualities of affliction will be identified. In the second chapter, we will make a connection between Weilian affliction and the heart, understood by Dietrich von Hildebrand as an organ of affectivity and by the author as a transcendent souvenir. In the third chapter, we will discuss ...


Mismeasuring Humanity: Dangers Of "The Contemporary Orthodoxy", Vincent M. Smiles 2017 College of St. Benedict & St. John's University

Mismeasuring Humanity: Dangers Of "The Contemporary Orthodoxy", Vincent M. Smiles

Headwaters

The various unjust discriminations (racism, sexism, xenophobia, etc.) that plague society are tied to the larger question of how human lives and minds are regarded in society as a whole. Humans have always had a problem of mismeasuring the “other,” but this problem is compounded by promotion, from powerful voices, of the view that humans are just so much physics and chemistry, that the mind is the brain, and that humans are deluded about the power of consciousness and freedom. Daniel Dennett refers to the latter as “the contemporary orthodoxy,” as though it is the view of humanity that all ...


Al-Ghazali On Causation, Omnipotence, And Human Freedom, Christopher P. Garber 2017 Liberty Univeristy

Al-Ghazali On Causation, Omnipotence, And Human Freedom, Christopher P. Garber

Quaerens Deum: The Liberty Undergraduate Journal for Philosophy of Religion

In his work entitled "On Power," famous Muslim philosopher al-Ghazali lays out his particular brand of occasionalism. Al-Ghazali views god as the ultimate cause for everything that is logically possible, including the acts of man. In this paper, al-Ghazali's occasionalism is fully fleshed out to reveal what appear to be his true views on both God and man's power (or lack thereof) and the implications of such views.


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