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Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Celan [Toc], Marc Redfield Dec 2020

Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Celan [Toc], Marc Redfield

Philosophy

In the Book of Judges, the Gileadites use the word shibboleth to target and kill members of a closely related tribe, the Ephraimites, who cannot pronunce the initial shin phoneme. In modern European languages, shibboleth has come to mean a hard-to-falsify sign that winnows identities, and establishes and confirms borders; it has also acquired the ancillary meanings of slogan or cliché. The semantic field of shibboleth thus seems keyed to the waning of the logos in an era of technical reproducibility—to the proliferation of technologies and practices of encryption, decryption, exclusion and inclusion that saturate modern life. In the ...


The Seventy-Weeks Prophecy Of Daniel 9:24–27 And First-Century Ad Jewish Messianic Expectation, David J. Hamstra May 2020

The Seventy-Weeks Prophecy Of Daniel 9:24–27 And First-Century Ad Jewish Messianic Expectation, David J. Hamstra

Andrews University Seminary Student Journal

For Christians who interpret the seventy weeks of Daniel 9:24–27 by correlating the coming of the messiah with the arrival of Jesus Christ, the question of whether Jesus could have been identified as the predicted messiah at the time of fulfillment is theologically significant given biblical claims of prophetic intelligibility. There is a consensus among scholars affirming the view that interpretation of the seventy-weeks prophecy led to a climate of messianic expectation among certain sectors of first-century Jewish society. This position is supported by the explicit connection of the seventy weeks to the anticipated arrival of a messiah ...


Eucharist As Sacrifice: A Study Into The Development Of The Eucharist As A Sacrifice Of The Believer In The First And Second Centuries, David Williams May 2020

Eucharist As Sacrifice: A Study Into The Development Of The Eucharist As A Sacrifice Of The Believer In The First And Second Centuries, David Williams

Andrews University Seminary Student Journal

The sacrifice of the believer at the Eucharist can nowhere be found in the Adventist understanding of the Lord’s Supper. However, Adventists may find value in reexamining the early church’s teachings on sacrifice. While the early church deviated from Scripture in its primary teachings on the Eucharist, they maintained the scriptural notion of the spiritual sacrifice of the worshiper— something Adventists would do well to practice. This article examines the liturgical orders and teachings of the apostolic fathers, apologists, and early liturgical orders of the first and second centuries. The author considers four major issues relating to the ...


The Contradictory Interpretations Of Genesis 4:7—Ellen G. White Versus The Theology Of Ordination Study Committee Position 1, Michael F. Younker May 2020

The Contradictory Interpretations Of Genesis 4:7—Ellen G. White Versus The Theology Of Ordination Study Committee Position 1, Michael F. Younker

Andrews University Seminary Student Journal

Reflecting a widespread tension throughout the world of biblical interpretation, Ellen G. White and the Theology of Ordination Study Committee Position 1 (TOSC1) propose contradictory interpretations of Genesis 4:7. Given the content of Genesis 4:7, which addresses issues relating to psychology and authority, which are often connected with Genesis 3:16 and gender, and its use by the TOSC1, the promotion of the TOSC1 interpretation of Genesis 4:7 within Seventh-day Adventist circles as well as broader Christianity will encourage further unpleasant confrontations concerning the issues related to the psychology of gender and authority in Scripture.


The Holy Spirit And Biblical Interpretation: Alexander Campbell And Contemporary Hermeneutics, Ladye Rachel Howell May 2020

The Holy Spirit And Biblical Interpretation: Alexander Campbell And Contemporary Hermeneutics, Ladye Rachel Howell

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Divine Impassibility: A Definition And Defense, Elisha Randolph May 2020

Divine Impassibility: A Definition And Defense, Elisha Randolph

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Astral And Angelic Powers In Romans 8:38-39, Frederick Christian Wright May 2020

Astral And Angelic Powers In Romans 8:38-39, Frederick Christian Wright

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Divine Suffering And Passibility: Terence Fretheim And Jürgen Moltmann, Alicia Williamson May 2020

Divine Suffering And Passibility: Terence Fretheim And Jürgen Moltmann, Alicia Williamson

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Consistent Histories Quantum Divine Action: A Constructive Proposal In Conversation With John Polkinghorne, Robert Russell, And Alvin Plantinga, Derek Preslar May 2020

Consistent Histories Quantum Divine Action: A Constructive Proposal In Conversation With John Polkinghorne, Robert Russell, And Alvin Plantinga, Derek Preslar

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Piety And Mayhem: How Extremist Groups Misuse Religious Doctrine To Condone Violence And Achieve Political Goals, Noah Garber May 2020

Piety And Mayhem: How Extremist Groups Misuse Religious Doctrine To Condone Violence And Achieve Political Goals, Noah Garber

Religious Studies Honors Papers

This thesis examines the way in which various groups have used religion as a justification for violent action towards political ends. From the Irgun, which carried out terrorist acts in Palestine, to the Palestinian Islamist organization Hamas, which has waged war on Israel, to the Buddhist leadership of Myanmar, which has waged a genocidal campaign against Rohingya Muslims living in the country, these groups have employed a narrow interpretation of their religious texts as a means to justify the actions they take. It is explained that it is not the compulsion of religious doctrine itself that is to blame, rather ...


Keller And Kellers' "God’S Wisdom For Navigating Life: A Year Of Daily Devotions In The Book Of Proverb" (Book Review), Timothy Skinner May 2020

Keller And Kellers' "God’S Wisdom For Navigating Life: A Year Of Daily Devotions In The Book Of Proverb" (Book Review), Timothy Skinner

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Brake And Beachs' "They Called Him Yeshua: The Story Of The Young Jesus" (Book Review), Cathie Chatmon May 2020

Brake And Beachs' "They Called Him Yeshua: The Story Of The Young Jesus" (Book Review), Cathie Chatmon

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Fazio's "Two Commissions: Two Missionary Mandates In Matthew’S Gospel" (Book Review), John Jaeger May 2020

Fazio's "Two Commissions: Two Missionary Mandates In Matthew’S Gospel" (Book Review), John Jaeger

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Long And Sawyers' "The Bible In Music: A Dictionary Of Songs, Works, And More" (Book Review), Timothy L. Skinner May 2020

Long And Sawyers' "The Bible In Music: A Dictionary Of Songs, Works, And More" (Book Review), Timothy L. Skinner

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Deal's "Daily Encouragement For The Smart Stepfamily" (Book Review), Elizabeth A. Nolan May 2020

Deal's "Daily Encouragement For The Smart Stepfamily" (Book Review), Elizabeth A. Nolan

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Young's "Abigail’S Story: Biblical Wisdom From A Woman Of Strength And Faith" (Book Review), Cynthia Hammell May 2020

Young's "Abigail’S Story: Biblical Wisdom From A Woman Of Strength And Faith" (Book Review), Cynthia Hammell

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Keener's " Christobiography: Memories, History, And The Reliability Of The Gospels" (Book Review), Jeff Gates May 2020

Keener's " Christobiography: Memories, History, And The Reliability Of The Gospels" (Book Review), Jeff Gates

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Helms' "Prayer 101: What Every Intercessor Needs To Know" (Book Review), Nancy Warwick May 2020

Helms' "Prayer 101: What Every Intercessor Needs To Know" (Book Review), Nancy Warwick

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


In Controversy Oft: James David Bales And The Sharp Decline Of The Apocalyptic Worldview At Harding University, Cory Spruiell May 2020

In Controversy Oft: James David Bales And The Sharp Decline Of The Apocalyptic Worldview At Harding University, Cory Spruiell

Dissertations and Theses

No abstract provided.


Spiders In A Window: How Dangerous Stories Lead To Dangerous Women, Mattie Mae Motl May 2020

Spiders In A Window: How Dangerous Stories Lead To Dangerous Women, Mattie Mae Motl

Scholars Day Conference

Christian women have been marginalized, suppressed, and forgotten by Christian men for centuries. In many cases, these actions are polite when compared to the horrors which self-proclaimed Christ-followers have afflicted on women. Countless sexual abuse cases have been discovered within the walls of the Southern Baptist Church, and the headlines have not stopped printing. Articles from major news outlets such as the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News have revealed that Southern Baptist pastors, youth leaders, and deacons have assaulted hundreds of women over the past twenty years—and those numbers only include the women who are confident enough to ...


Translation Technique And Versional Evidence: The Syriac Peshitta Version Of Colossians As A Witness To Its Greek Text, Ryne Alan Parrish May 2020

Translation Technique And Versional Evidence: The Syriac Peshitta Version Of Colossians As A Witness To Its Greek Text, Ryne Alan Parrish

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Syriac Peshitta version of the New Testament holds great potential for NT textual criticism, but its value to this field is partially dependent upon the ability to deduce the particularities of the Greek text from which it was translated. To assess this ability, a thorough understanding of translation technique in each NT book is required. Toward such an end, this thesis provides a detailed study of the translation technique of Peshitta Colossians (PCol) and an evaluation thereof as a witness to its Greek Vorlage. I argue that the translation technique of PCol does not consistently allow confident conclusions to ...


Cultivating Virtue: Developing A Guiding Document For Youth Ministry At Cookeville First United Methodist Church, Adam Daniels May 2020

Cultivating Virtue: Developing A Guiding Document For Youth Ministry At Cookeville First United Methodist Church, Adam Daniels

Doctor of Ministry Project/Theses

The purpose of this project was to produce a guiding document of virtues that represented the type of Christ-like character qualities desired in youth at Cookeville First United Methodist Church. The six virtues chosen in the document represent a comprehensive vision for character growth over the course of students’ time in the program. To provide a theological foundation for this project, I examined the idea that virtue has a narrative shape where words find their meaning in a story. For our purposes, this story is generally stated as the story of Jesus at first but is then seen as best ...


Adolescent Spiritual Formation: Practical Theology As A Filter For Youth Ministry, Jeremy Smith May 2020

Adolescent Spiritual Formation: Practical Theology As A Filter For Youth Ministry, Jeremy Smith

Doctor of Ministry Project/Theses

There seems to be a disconnect between the practice and scholars of youth ministry. Historically, the practice of youth ministry has been overly concerned with method, creating multiple approaches, each with its own inherent shortcomings. Responding to this overemphasis on method, scholars of youth ministry have argued for a more theological framework, assuming that the problem lies within a lack of theological education among youth ministry practitioners. In 2001 youth ministry scholarship made a case to place the field of youth ministry under the discipline of practical theology in hopes of grounding the practice of youth ministry in theology. Over ...


Editor's Preface, Samuel Mitchell Apr 2020

Editor's Preface, Samuel Mitchell

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Apr 2020

Front Matter

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Full Issue Apr 2020

Full Issue

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Synthetic Ignatius: Recovering Pagan And Johannine Influences In The Ignatian Epistles, Samuel Mitchell Apr 2020

Synthetic Ignatius: Recovering Pagan And Johannine Influences In The Ignatian Epistles, Samuel Mitchell

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Josephus's Blunting Of Amalek And Phinehas The Zealot In Jewish Antiquities: A Statement Against Nationalism, Jacob Inman Apr 2020

Josephus's Blunting Of Amalek And Phinehas The Zealot In Jewish Antiquities: A Statement Against Nationalism, Jacob Inman

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Evaluating Deafness In The Hebrew Bible: A Semantic Analysis Of Iiחרשׁ, Tyler Harris Apr 2020

Evaluating Deafness In The Hebrew Bible: A Semantic Analysis Of Iiחרשׁ, Tyler Harris

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.


Canidia: Meta-Muse Of Anti-Elegy, Hanna Seariac Apr 2020

Canidia: Meta-Muse Of Anti-Elegy, Hanna Seariac

Studia Antiqua

No abstract provided.