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Acts Of Meaning, Resource Diagrams, And Essential Learning Behaviors: The Design Evolution Of Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber Jan 2020

Acts Of Meaning, Resource Diagrams, And Essential Learning Behaviors: The Design Evolution Of Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Articles

Lost & Found is a tabletop-to-mobile game series designed for teaching medieval religious legal systems. The long-term goals of the project are to change the discourse around religious laws, such as foregrounding the prosocial aspects of religious law such as collaboration, cooperation, and communal sustainability. This design case focuses on the evolution of the design of the mechanics and core systems in the first two tabletop games in the series, informed by over three and a half years’ worth of design notes, playable prototypes, outside design consultations, internal design reviews, playtests, and interviews.


Vernon Aubrey Hallum Papers, 1962-2011, Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives Apr 2019

Vernon Aubrey Hallum Papers, 1962-2011, Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives

Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Finding Aid For The Vernon Aubrey Hallum Papers, 1962-2011, Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives Apr 2019

Finding Aid For The Vernon Aubrey Hallum Papers, 1962-2011, Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives

V. Aubrey Hallum Papers

Finding aid for the Vernon Aubrey Hallum Papers, 1962-2011.


Paper Presented At The National Council Of Preservation Education Conference, Samuel E. Sisneros Jan 2019

Paper Presented At The National Council Of Preservation Education Conference, Samuel E. Sisneros

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

Historic preservation’s principles and practices directly correlate and support the charge of librarians and archivists to provide resources for the public and contribute to scholarship and community building. This paper, presented at the National Council of Preservation Education conference in Denver, Colorado (Oct. 10-12, 2019), will discuss the research methodologies, historical context and preservation issues of a recovery project of an historic site in New Mexico.


Kezar, Jovanna (Fa 1153), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Kezar, Jovanna (Fa 1153), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1153. Student paper titled “Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village: The Shakers Today” in which Jovanna Kezar details her visit to the Shaker community located near Poland, Maine. Kezar gives a brief, albeit thorough, history of the Shaker experienceas it relates to spirituality, organization, and guiding principles such as mottos, beliefs and practices, forms of worship, and governmental structure. Kezar also describes her trip to the Shaker village and provides color photographs and slides of buildings and photographs along with newspaper clippings, postcards, and assorted stationery.


Wright, Curtis William (Fa 1159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Wright, Curtis William (Fa 1159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1159. Student folk studies project titled “Amish” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of Amish life in Howard County, Indiana. Sheets may include an interview, brief description, informant’s name, and address. The project also includes “A Story of Isaac S. Miller” by O. G. M.


City Of Faith Vertical File Finding Aid, Holy Spirit Research Center, Oral Roberts University Jan 2018

City Of Faith Vertical File Finding Aid, Holy Spirit Research Center, Oral Roberts University

City of Faith

A finding aid for the City of Faith file in the Holy Spirit Vertical File located in the Holy Spirit Research Center at Oral Roberts University.


Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber Jan 2018

Prosocial Religion And Games: Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb, Ian Schreiber

Articles

In a time when religious legal systems are discussed without an understanding of history or context, it is more important than ever to help widen the understanding and discourse about the prosocial aspects of religious legal systems throughout history. The Lost & Found (www.lostandfoundthegame.com) game series, targeted for an audience of teens through twentysomethings in formal, learning environments, is designed to teach the prosocial aspects of medieval religious systems—specifically collaboration, cooperation, and the balancing of communal and individual/family needs. Set in Fustat (Old Cairo) in the 12th century, the first two games in the series address laws ...


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

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 ...


Viewing Heaven: Rock Crystal, Reliquaries, And Transparency In Fourteenth-Century Aachen, Claire Kilgore May 2017

Viewing Heaven: Rock Crystal, Reliquaries, And Transparency In Fourteenth-Century Aachen, Claire Kilgore

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

This thesis examines reliquaries and objects associated with medieval Christian practice in fourteenth-century Aachen. The city's cathedral and treasury contain prestigious relics, reliquaries, and liturgical items, aided by its status as the Holy Roman Empire's coronation church. During the reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV (r. 1349-1378), reliquaries, pilgrimage, and architecture reflect late medieval interests in vision, optics, and transparency. Two mid-fourteenth century reliquaries from the Aachen Cathedral Treasury, the Reliquary of Charlemagne and the Three-Steepled Reliquary, display relics through rock crystal windows, in contrast to the obscuring characteristics of earlier reliquaries. Not only do the two ...


Breaching The Divide: An Inquiry Into Border Passage, Russell Scheer Apr 2017

Breaching The Divide: An Inquiry Into Border Passage, Russell Scheer

Architecture Senior Theses

This project is an inquiry into the existing threshold that currently separates Israelis from Palestinians in the West Bank. Through the dismantling of the Israeli border checkpoint and reinterpretation of its parts, this project reimagines the sequence of passing through the threshold. By framing the mundane activities of border passage through dramatic scenes, this architecture can reveal themes religion, resources, and surveillance. This architecture also intends to highlight the imbalance of the current conflict and those involved in it, by creating an architecture equally absurd.


South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3059. Letter, 1 September 2016, to friends of the South Union Shaker Village, South Union, Kentucky, soliciting funds for the purchase of two acres of land and a building, known as the 1854 Wash House or Sisters Shop, for preservation and interpretation by the Village. An enclosure provides a history of the Wash House and includes photographs.


Intangible And Tangible Heritage In A Cross-Cultural Setting: Integrity Versus Profit, John Skrzypaszek Jul 2016

Intangible And Tangible Heritage In A Cross-Cultural Setting: Integrity Versus Profit, John Skrzypaszek

Theology Conference Papers

The paper explores the impact of cross-cultural integration on the intangible and tangible heritage and its sustainability. It argues that the processes of acculturation generate a distancing between the original creators of the heritage and the narratives attached to the cultural entities in a new setting. The named detachment demises the originality and uniqueness of the local heritage expressed in language, rites, dressing, greetings, music, folklore, religion, cultural monuments, and sites. More so detrimental to the original ‘spirit of the place,’ are the new cultural modes imposed by time and change. In the context of the named challenges, this study ...


Institutional Stewardship And Ecology, Arlan Nederhoff Oct 2015

Institutional Stewardship And Ecology, Arlan Nederhoff

Staff Work

"We are not to exploit, waste, or abuse the resources of God's world, but care for them and use them to serve God and humankind."

Posting about becoming environmentally conscientious from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/institutional-stewardship-and-ecology/


Ball, Judy (Fa 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2015

Ball, Judy (Fa 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 740. This collection contains information and documentation about the “Church Traditions in Jackson County, Kentucky” project completed by community scholar Judy Ball. The goal of the project was to research, document, and present the traditions of four local churches in Jackson County, Kentucky.


Interweaving The Two Worlds -- Jonathan Nesci's 100 Variations: An Ode To Eliel Saarinen's First Christian Church, David Versluis Jun 2015

Interweaving The Two Worlds -- Jonathan Nesci's 100 Variations: An Ode To Eliel Saarinen's First Christian Church, David Versluis

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

No abstract provided.


Christians In The Amphitheater? The «Christianization» Of Spectacle Buildings And Martyrial Memory, Kimberly Bowes Jan 2014

Christians In The Amphitheater? The «Christianization» Of Spectacle Buildings And Martyrial Memory, Kimberly Bowes

Departmental Papers (Classical Studies)

In order to place the site of Sant’Agnese in Agone in its broader late antique and early medieval context, this article presents an overview of the archaeological evidence for Christian spaces inside spectacle buildings – stadia, hippodromes, theaters and amphitheaters. It suggests that the «Christianization» of such buildings was very rare, and in only a few cases linked to martyrial commemoration. The paper concludes by suggesting some reasons why spectacle buildings should have been so infrequently associated with martyrial memory.


Advances In Documentation, Digital Curation, Virtual Exhibition, And A Test Of 3d Geometric Morhpometrics: A Case Study Of The Vanderpool Vessels From The Ancestral Caddo Territory, Robert Z. Selden Jr., Timothy K. Perttula, Michael J. O'Brien Jan 2014

Advances In Documentation, Digital Curation, Virtual Exhibition, And A Test Of 3d Geometric Morhpometrics: A Case Study Of The Vanderpool Vessels From The Ancestral Caddo Territory, Robert Z. Selden Jr., Timothy K. Perttula, Michael J. O'Brien

CRHR: Archaeology

Three-dimensional (3D) digital scanning of archaeological materials is typically used as a tool for artifact documentation. With the permission of the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma, 3D documentation of Caddo funerary vessels from the Vanderpool site (41SM77) was conducted with the initial goal of ensuring that these data would be publicly available for future research long after the vessels were repatriated. A digital infrastructure was created to archive and disseminate the resultant 3D datasets, ensuring that they would be accessible by both researchers and the general public (CRHR 2014a). However, 3D imagery can be used for much more than documentation. To ...


Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 464), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 464), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 464. Correspondence, programs for special events, (particularly building projects and anniversaries) directories, minutes of annual vestry meetings, lists of church lay leaders, news clippings, etc. from Christ Episcopal Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


The Continuing Exodus: The Synagogue And Jewish Urban Migration, Samuel D. Gruber Jan 2012

The Continuing Exodus: The Synagogue And Jewish Urban Migration, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Catalog essay in Silent Witnesses: Migration Stories Through Synagogues Transformed, Rebuilt or Abandoned (Farmington Hills, MI, 2012) that deals with Jewish settlement and migration in American cities (especially New York, Boston and Cleveland) and the religious and community buildings erected and left behind in the process.


Christian Worship, Kimberly Bowes Jan 2011

Christian Worship, Kimberly Bowes

Departmental Papers (Classical Studies)

When in 313 the emperor Constantine declared his support for the Christian religion, he was taking a risk. An earlier generation of church scholars had supposed that in the three hundred years since the death of Christ, his followers had manage to expand to the point that Constantine's declaration of support was simply a recognition of the inevitable--Christian triumph by sheer force of numbers. Recent work suggests a more complex reality. Christianity was very slow to get going: by about 200, perhaps as many as 200000 Christians existed on the earth. Even by maximum estimates of expansion, Christian populations ...


Mcnulty, Sara Jane (Fa 529), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2010

Mcnulty, Sara Jane (Fa 529), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 529. Interviews, conducted by Sara Jane McNulty, with Logan County, Kentucky residents about their memories and association with the Shakers or the subsequent Shaker Museum at South Union, Kentucky. An index and transcription accompanies each interview.


Cook, Matthew Allen (Mss 302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2010

Cook, Matthew Allen (Mss 302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 302. Matthew Allen Cook's drawings of some architectural elements of the Centre Family Dwelling, South Union, Kentucky. Includes dimensions and details of fireplaces, doors, windows, built-in cupboards, chair rails, and peg rails; also floor plans.


Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber Jan 2010

Polish Influence On American Synagogue Architecture, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Hundreds of thousands of Jews from Poland came to America after 1880. Many built synagogues with details recalling synagogues in their homeland. Immigrant artisans brought motifs and methods of Poland. Many of these synagogues were small, so the relationship to Polish art was on the inside in the painted and carved decoration. Established architects also had access to Polish synagogues as sources. With publication of the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-06) images of Polish synagogues, such as the Warsaw’s Tlomackie Street Synagogue, became part of many Jewish libraries. More Polish influence came in the 1950s. Most architects were building modern synagogues ...


Medieval Synagogues In The Mediterranean Region, Samuel D. Gruber Jan 2010

Medieval Synagogues In The Mediterranean Region, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

Throughout the Middle Ages, the synagogue developed as the central identifying institution and physical building for Jews, replacing the still yearned for but increasingly distant Jerusalem Temple as the focus of Jewish identity. Equally important, the synagogue became the symbol par excellance of the Jews and their community for the Christian (or Muslim) majority populations in the countries where Jews were settled. For Christians, the synagogue was a Jewish church, but much more so, it came to symbolize in opposition all that the church represented.

Though relatively little known today, medieval synagogues were not symbolic abstractions to the men and ...


Tackett, Kenneth W. (Sc 2083), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Tackett, Kenneth W. (Sc 2083), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2083. Correspondence related to an article about Shakers that appeared in the Western Kentucky University "Alumni" magazine. Kenneth W. Tackett was born at Shakertown at South Union, Kentucky, and later lived in the Centre House (Centre Family Dwelling).


Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 89), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 89), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 89. Receipts for work done on the church building, subscriptions, and note of the Presbyterian Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


The Chapel Of The Holy Spirit: Guide, Sacred Heart University Jan 2009

The Chapel Of The Holy Spirit: Guide, Sacred Heart University

SHU Library Archives

The Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield Connecticut was dedicated on September 27, 2009.


The Synagogues Of Piedmont, Samuel D. Gruber Jan 2008

The Synagogues Of Piedmont, Samuel D. Gruber

Religion

History and architecture of the synagogues of Piedmont, Italy.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 13, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.