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Lightning Flashes And Thunderbolts: A Series Of Gospel Sermons And Talks By Rev. Sam P. Jones, The Great Georgia Evangelist, In Savannah, Ga., In 1901. Scences And Incidents Of The Meeting. George Stuart And Others., Sam P. Jones, J. S. Shingler, W. E. Towson Jan 2105

Lightning Flashes And Thunderbolts: A Series Of Gospel Sermons And Talks By Rev. Sam P. Jones, The Great Georgia Evangelist, In Savannah, Ga., In 1901. Scences And Incidents Of The Meeting. George Stuart And Others., Sam P. Jones, J. S. Shingler, W. E. Towson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari Aug 2019

Dynamis Of Healing, Pia Sophia Chaudhari

Religion

This book explores how traces of the energies and dynamics of Orthodox Christian theology and anthropology may be observed in the clinical work of depth psychology. Looking to theology to express its own religious truths and to psychology to see whether these truth claims show up in healing modalities, the author creatively engages both disciplines in order to highlight the possibilities for healing contained therein. Dynamis of Healing elucidates how theology and psychology are by no means fundamentally at odds with each other, but rather can work together in a beautiful and powerful synergia to address both the deepest needs ...


The Singular Voice Of Being [Table Of Contents], Andrew Lazella May 2019

The Singular Voice Of Being [Table Of Contents], Andrew Lazella

Philosophy

The Singular Voice of Being reconsiders John Duns Scotus’s well-covered theory of the univocity of being in light of his less explored discussions of ultimate difference. Ultimate difference is a notion introduced by Aristotle and known by the Aristotelian tradition, but one that, the book argues, Scotus radically retrofits to buttress his doctrine of univocity. Ultimate difference for Aristotle meant the last difference in a line of specific differences whereby all the preceding differences would be united into a single substance rather than remain a heapish multiplicity. LaZella argues that Scotus both broadens and deepens the term such that ...


A Theology Of Failure [Table Of Contents], Marika Rose May 2019

A Theology Of Failure [Table Of Contents], Marika Rose

Religion

“This is the best work I have ever read on Žižek in relation to theology, maybe the best such work possible. Rose’s prose style is clear and engaging, and her project significantly advances our understanding of Christian apophaticism, of Žižek’s project, and of the potential future stakes of theology for a secular world.”— Adam Kotsko, author of Neoliberalism’s Demons: On the Political Theology of Late Capital

Everyone agrees that theology has failed; but the question of how to respond to this failure is contested. Against both radical orthodoxy and deconstructive theology, Rose proposes that Christian identity is ...


Colonizing Christianity, George E. Demacopoulos Mar 2019

Colonizing Christianity, George E. Demacopoulos

Religion

Colonizing Christianity employs postcolonial critique to analyze the transformations of Greek and Latin religious identity in the wake of the Fourth Crusade. It argues that the experience of colonization splintered the Greek community, which could not agree how best to respond to the Latin other. By offering a close reading of a handful of texts from the era of the Fourth Crusade and subsequent Latin Empire of Byzantium, this book illuminates mechanisms by which Western Christians authorized and exploited the Christian East and, concurrently, the ways in which Eastern Christians understood and responded to the dramatic shift in their political ...


Was Yosef On The Spectrum? Understanding Joseph Through Torah, Midrash, And Classical Jewish Sources (Introduction), Samuel J. Levine Jan 2019

Was Yosef On The Spectrum? Understanding Joseph Through Torah, Midrash, And Classical Jewish Sources (Introduction), Samuel J. Levine

Scholarly Works

The story of Yosef (Joseph) presents some of the most challenging questions of all biblical narratives. Yosef’s behavior, interpersonal relationships, and personal journey and development are often difficult to understand, and at times seem to defy explanation. Leading commentators are repeatedly puzzled both by Yosef’s actions and by the events that surround him. This book attempts to achieve a coherent and cohesive reading of the story that offers a plausible understanding of Yosef’s behaviors toward others and those of others toward him, while at the same time accounting for both his successes and his failures. Toward that ...


The Indulgence Of Professionalization: Adoption Services, Maternity Homes, And Catholic Negotiations In American Society, 1895—1990, Elizabeth Rigotti Jan 2019

The Indulgence Of Professionalization: Adoption Services, Maternity Homes, And Catholic Negotiations In American Society, 1895—1990, Elizabeth Rigotti

Theses and Dissertations (Comprehensive)

Using the case study of single mothers in the United States between 1945 and 1990, I examine the power wielded by a network of authoritative charity and social service institutions and how they systematically denied agency to the single mothers in their care while establishing their own influence in American society. I contend that this occurred in four instances of lenience and discipline, as described theoretically by Maya Mayblin and Michel Foucault. The first mechanism of lenience formed in response to massive immigration of European Catholics to the United States between 1820 and 1920. Catholic hierarchy created opportunity for laity ...


A Culture Of Loyalty And Secrecy: Spotlight And The Power Of Organized Religion In America, Sara E. Juarez Dec 2018

A Culture Of Loyalty And Secrecy: Spotlight And The Power Of Organized Religion In America, Sara E. Juarez

Cinesthesia

The paper utilizes the imagery and story of Tom McCarthy's 2015 film Spotlight to create reveal how deeply rooted Christian values are in American society. The paper also challenges this dominant ideology by highlighting the corrupt institutional efforts to maintain a pure image of the Church.


The Inerrancy Of The Breath Of God: An Examination Of The Bible’S Claim To Inerrancy, Mark A. Roloff Dec 2018

The Inerrancy Of The Breath Of God: An Examination Of The Bible’S Claim To Inerrancy, Mark A. Roloff

Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship

As the 2018 State of Theology survey reports, American adults today are divided nearly in half over their beliefs on biblical inerrancy. However, without knowing how the Bible expects to be understood it is impossible to formulate an educated opinion on this issue. The purpose of this study is to present the Bible’s position on its own inerrancy, that it is completely inerrant in all its parts because it is entirely “God-breathed.”


Advent Traditions: What Are We Waiting For?, April Fiet, Kayt E. Frisch, Kristin Kobes Du Mez Dec 2018

Advent Traditions: What Are We Waiting For?, April Fiet, Kayt E. Frisch, Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

Posting about ­­­­­­­­Advent traditions and celebrations from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.

https://inallthings.org/advent-traditions-what-are-we-waiting-for/


Merton & Blake, Revisited, Michael W. Higgins Dec 2018

Merton & Blake, Revisited, Michael W. Higgins

Michael W. Higgins

This December is the fiftieth anniversary of Merton’s still highly controversial death in Thailand. A recent polemic, The Martyrdom of Thomas Merton, uses the strange inconsistencies surrounding that death to paint a dark picture of CIA intrigue, monastic complicity, and elaborate cover-up by the Gethsemani authorities—presenting Merton’s death as the final execution of the ’68 triad that began with Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy. But beyond such dramatic conspiracy theories, why should we still care about Thomas Merton? Why should we still be drawn to a cloistered monk who had an affair with a nurse; to ...


A Model Of Prophetic-Liberation Communication Behavior: The Explanative Study Of E-Literacy And Information Behavior Among Islamic Academics In Indonesia, Ade Abdul Hak, Tine Silvana Rachmawati, Agus Rusmana, Asep Saeful Muhtadi Dec 2018

A Model Of Prophetic-Liberation Communication Behavior: The Explanative Study Of E-Literacy And Information Behavior Among Islamic Academics In Indonesia, Ade Abdul Hak, Tine Silvana Rachmawati, Agus Rusmana, Asep Saeful Muhtadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research investigated a model of the effect of information literacy, media literacy, moral literacy, and learning & thinking skills as the construct of e-literacy maturity level through information behavior (IB) on prophetic-liberation communication behavior (P-LCB). The model was constructed based on social cognitive theory (SCT) and uses and gratifications theory (UGT). P-LCB is an applied model of ethical values in the Qur’an that liberates humans from social injustice and misuse of information and communication technology. In this case, e-literacy as a personal characteristic factor will influence a person's P-LCB through IB. The study employed an explanatory-quantitative analysis. A ...


Perfect Peace, Anna Bennett Dec 2018

Perfect Peace, Anna Bennett

The Main Thing Devotional

No abstract provided.


Ethel Lorraine Webb Small Papers, 1960-1980, Ethel Lorraine Webb Small Dec 2018

Ethel Lorraine Webb Small Papers, 1960-1980, Ethel Lorraine Webb Small

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

No abstract provided.


Ecstasy In The Classroom: Trance, Self, And The Academic Profession In Medieval Paris, Ayelet Even-Ezra Dec 2018

Ecstasy In The Classroom: Trance, Self, And The Academic Profession In Medieval Paris, Ayelet Even-Ezra

Religion

Can ecstatic experiences be studied with the academic instruments of rational investigation? What kinds of religious illumination are experienced by academically minded people? And what is the specific nature of the knowledge of God that university theologians of the Middle Ages enjoyed compared with other modes of knowing God, such as rapture, prophecy, the beatific vision, or simple faith? Ecstasy in the Classroom explores the interface between academic theology and ecstatic experience in the first half of the thirteenth century, formative years in the history of the University of Paris, medieval Europe’s “fountain of knowledge.” It considers little-known texts ...


Crucified Wisdom, S Mark Heim Dec 2018

Crucified Wisdom, S Mark Heim

Religion

This work provides the first systematic discussion of the Bodhisattva path and its importance for constructive Christian theology. Crucified Wisdom examines specific Buddhist traditions, texts and practices not as phenomena whose existence requires an apologetic justification, but as wells of tested wisdom that invite theological insight. With the increasing participation of Christians in Buddhist practice, many are seeking a deeper understanding of the way the teachings of the two traditions might interface. Christ and the Bodhisattva are often compared superficially in Buddhist-Christian discussion. This text combines a rich exposition of the Bodhisattva path, using Śāntideva’s classic work the Bodicaryāvatāra ...


Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys Of Homelessness And Healing [Readers' Guide], Susan Celia Greenfield Dec 2018

Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys Of Homelessness And Healing [Readers' Guide], Susan Celia Greenfield

Sociology

In a metropolis like New York, homelessness can blend into the urban landscape. For editor Susan Greenfield, however, New York is the place where a community of resilient, remarkable individuals are yearning for a voice. Sacred Shelter follows the lives of thirteen formerly homeless people, all of whom have graduated from the life skills empowerment program, an interfaith life skills program for homeless and formerly homeless individuals in New York. Through frank, honest interviews, these individuals share traumas from their youth, their experience with homelessness, and the healing they have discovered through community and faith.

Edna Humphrey talks about losing ...


2018 Advent Devotional, Christian Jones, Austin Wellhousen, Justin Cullen, David Edwards, Benjamin Hayter, Coleman Geraci, Caleb Weight, Brian Muldowney, Kyle Will, Ian Thormodson, Samuel Fink, Will Fredstrom, Bradley Wellik, Nicholas Gonzalez, Ryan Maser, Alex Lahue, Chad Bolosan, Alvaro Witt Duarte, Gregory Moffitt, Adam Rodriguez, Luke Scheele Dec 2018

2018 Advent Devotional, Christian Jones, Austin Wellhousen, Justin Cullen, David Edwards, Benjamin Hayter, Coleman Geraci, Caleb Weight, Brian Muldowney, Kyle Will, Ian Thormodson, Samuel Fink, Will Fredstrom, Bradley Wellik, Nicholas Gonzalez, Ryan Maser, Alex Lahue, Chad Bolosan, Alvaro Witt Duarte, Gregory Moffitt, Adam Rodriguez, Luke Scheele

Other Student Publications

2018 Advent Devotions written by the students of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis


Grabbe's "Faith And Fossils: The Bible, Creation, And Evolution" (Book Review), D. Jason Gardner Dec 2018

Grabbe's "Faith And Fossils: The Bible, Creation, And Evolution" (Book Review), D. Jason Gardner

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Pearcey's "Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life And Sexuality" (Critical Book Review), Joseph Baumstarck Jr. Dec 2018

Pearcey's "Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life And Sexuality" (Critical Book Review), Joseph Baumstarck Jr.

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Whiting's "52 Weekly Devotions For Busy Families" (Book Review), Carrie Beth Lowe Dec 2018

Whiting's "52 Weekly Devotions For Busy Families" (Book Review), Carrie Beth Lowe

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Thielges, "All In For Him: Twenty-One Devotions For College Athletes: Strengthen Your Spirit And Become A Complete Competitor" (Book Review), Carrie Beth Lowe Dec 2018

Thielges, "All In For Him: Twenty-One Devotions For College Athletes: Strengthen Your Spirit And Become A Complete Competitor" (Book Review), Carrie Beth Lowe

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Melcher, Parsons, And Youngs' "The Bible And Disability: A Commentary. Studies In Religion, Theology, And Disability" (Book Review), Susan Casstevens Dec 2018

Melcher, Parsons, And Youngs' "The Bible And Disability: A Commentary. Studies In Religion, Theology, And Disability" (Book Review), Susan Casstevens

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Anderson's "Common Worship: Tradition, Formation, Mission" (Book Review), Joshua M. Avery Dec 2018

Anderson's "Common Worship: Tradition, Formation, Mission" (Book Review), Joshua M. Avery

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Mutie's "Death In Second-Century Christian Thought: The Meaning Of Death In Earliest Christianity" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts Dec 2018

Mutie's "Death In Second-Century Christian Thought: The Meaning Of Death In Earliest Christianity" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Embry, Herms, And Wrights' "Early Jewish Literature: An Anthology" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox Dec 2018

Embry, Herms, And Wrights' "Early Jewish Literature: An Anthology" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Chan's "Evangelism In A Skeptical World: How To Make The Unbelievable News About Jesus More Believable" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox Dec 2018

Chan's "Evangelism In A Skeptical World: How To Make The Unbelievable News About Jesus More Believable" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Cone And Fazios' "Forged From Reformation: How Dispensational Thought Advances The Reformed Legacy" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts Dec 2018

Cone And Fazios' "Forged From Reformation: How Dispensational Thought Advances The Reformed Legacy" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Nogalski's "Introduction To The Hebrew Prophets" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck Dec 2018

Nogalski's "Introduction To The Hebrew Prophets" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Conway's "John And The Johannine Letters" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck Dec 2018

Conway's "John And The Johannine Letters" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.