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Sister Aimee, John C. Lyden 2019 Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

Sister Aimee, John C. Lyden

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of Sister Aimee (2019), directed by Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann.


Frank Pack Papers, (1940-1989), Walter Frank Pack 2019 Abilene Christian University

Frank Pack Papers, (1940-1989), Walter Frank Pack

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

No abstract provided.


Finding Aid For Christian Scholars Conference Records, (1981-2009), Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives 2019 Abilene Christian University

Finding Aid For Christian Scholars Conference Records, (1981-2009), Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives

Christian Scholars Conference Records

Finding aid for the Christian Scholars Conference Records, (1981-2009).


The Glossa Ordinaria Manuscripts Of The Biblioteca Capitolare Of Monza, E. Ann Matter 2019 University of Pennsylvania

The Glossa Ordinaria Manuscripts Of The Biblioteca Capitolare Of Monza, E. Ann Matter

Manuscript Studies

The Historia de los Reyes Moros de Granada, written by the chronicler Hernando de Baeza in the first half of the XVI century, in Spain, is a valuable text that provides a very different perspective from other late medieval Spanish official chronicles. This article provides an account of the discovery of a previously unknown manuscript of this chronicle which, unlike the two others already known, is complete and includes the ending, which narrates the negotiations between the Catholic Kings of Spain and the last Nasrid sultan Boabdil for the Islamic surrender of Granada. The article describes this previously unknown manuscript ...


The Two Yoḥannǝses Of Santo Stefano Degli Abissini, Rome: Reconstructing Biography And Cross-Cultural Encounter Through Manuscript Evidence, Samantha Kelly, Denis Nosnitsin 2019 Rutgers University

The Two Yoḥannǝses Of Santo Stefano Degli Abissini, Rome: Reconstructing Biography And Cross-Cultural Encounter Through Manuscript Evidence, Samantha Kelly, Denis Nosnitsin

Manuscript Studies

The Ethiopian Orthodox monastery of Santo Stefano degli Abissini in Rome was one of four diasporic Ethiopian communities around the Mediterranean and played a central role in disseminating knowledge about Ethiopian language, culture, and religion in sixteenth-century Europe. Yet apart from its most famous member, Täsfa Ṣǝyon, very little is known about the identities and careers of its monks. This article draws on the surviving Geez manuscripts of Santo Stefano’s own library, as well as European correspondence and archival documents, to reconstruct the biographies of two influential denizens of Santo Stefano. Hitherto believed to be a single person, Yoḥannǝs ...


Conversational Lollardy: Reading The Margins Of Ms Bodley 978, Elizabeth Schirmer 2019 New Mexico State University - Main Campus

Conversational Lollardy: Reading The Margins Of Ms Bodley 978, Elizabeth Schirmer

Manuscript Studies

Considers an unusual set of “key-object” annotations, pictorial as well as verbal, that appear in the margins of the Middle English gospel harmony Oon of Foure in Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 978. Argues that the margins of Bodley 978 record a variety of conversations shaped by lollardy. After briefly locating the Bodley manuscript in relation to the larger Oon of Foure tradition, the article proceeds by tracing a set of often-repeated annotative objects across the Bodley margins—key, sword, cross, lantern, heart. Taking these messy and amateurish finding aids seriously as intellectual work, it finds the primary Bodley annotator(s ...


Statim Prosequi: An Index As A Product, Instrument, And Medium Of The Medieval Franciscan Inquisition In Tuscany, Geoffrey W. Clement 2019 St. Francis College

Statim Prosequi: An Index As A Product, Instrument, And Medium Of The Medieval Franciscan Inquisition In Tuscany, Geoffrey W. Clement

Manuscript Studies

Codex Casanatensis Ms. 1730 is a compendious work containing a wide assortment of texts related to the medieval inquisition. This codex was conceived and executed as an unitary whole, and produced in the early fourteenth century for Franciscan inquisitors in Tuscany. While many texts in Casanatensis 1730 appear in other inquisitors’ codices, there are also texts that are unique to Ms. 1730. Among these is an index at the start (fol. 1-37) that not only covers Casanatensis 1730 in its entirety, but also contains features that render it especially utilitarian.

Through an exploration of these unique features in the index ...


The Christianization Of Judith: Considering The Hieronymian Translation Of Liber Iudith And Jerome’S Christianizing Agenda, Brody Van Roekel 2019 Western Michigan University

The Christianization Of Judith: Considering The Hieronymian Translation Of Liber Iudith And Jerome’S Christianizing Agenda, Brody Van Roekel

The Hilltop Review

I will consider Jerome’s translation using gendered analysis while considering carefully how hints of his own preoccupations and Christianizing agendas can be found within. In Liber Iudith, Jerome gives a night’s work to a text illustrating the story of the Hebrew widow Judith single-handedly overcoming the seemingly unassailable Assyrians. Comparing Jerome’s translation to the earlier Septuagint text, a number of significant departures can be located. These departures demonstrate Jerome’s conception of proper Christian widowhood, related too to his qualms with femininity. The Hieronymian changes then appear to be both culturally-motivated and implemented in response to the ...


A Brief Overview Of The Christian Endeavor Society, Brian C. Hull 2019 Asbury Theological Seminary

A Brief Overview Of The Christian Endeavor Society, Brian C. Hull

Books

No abstract provided.


Finding Aid For James Frank Black Papers, (1940-1946), Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives 2019 Abilene Christian University

Finding Aid For James Frank Black Papers, (1940-1946), Abilene Christian University Special Collections And Archives

James Frank Black Papers

Finding aid for the James Frank Black Papers, (1940-1946).


Enabling The Bury Methodist Circuit To Focus On Being A ‘Discipleship Movement Shaped For Mission’, John Illsley 2018 Fuller Theological Seminary

Enabling The Bury Methodist Circuit To Focus On Being A ‘Discipleship Movement Shaped For Mission’, John Illsley

Doctor of Ministry Projects

The goal of this doctoral project is to lead the Bury Methodist Circuit in the United Kingdom into a restructuring of leadership and oversight to enable the circuit and its fifteen churches to better serve the contemporary age in discipleship and mission. This is in line with the tag line of the British Methodist Church—“a discipleship movement shaped for mission.”

The author serves as superintendent minister of the Bury Circuit and is due to retire in August 2019. Serving previously in two other circuits in the United Kingdom and nine years in Hong Kong reveal how the Bury Circuit ...


Neo-Gnosticism At The Movies, Michael Kaler 2018 University of Toronto-Mississauga

Neo-Gnosticism At The Movies, Michael Kaler

Journal of Religion & Film

A number of American films released in the mid/late 1990s drew on, or have been discussed in the context of, gnosticism—a loose, imprecise umbrella term usually applied to a number of heterodox early Christian literary traditions. The Matrix is the most famous of this group of films, which also includes such films as Pleasantville, Dark City, The Truman Show, and Thirteenth Floor. This curious trend would not have been possible had it not been for the emergence of gnosticism in mainstream culture generally; as well, gnosticism’s emphasis on the spectacular, constructed and ultimately illusory nature of apparent ...


Ethel Lorraine Webb Small Papers, 1960-1980, Ethel Lorraine Webb Small 2018 Abilene Christian University

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.


Crossroads Retreat: A Spiritual Discernment Journey For Those Facing Major Life Decision, Andrew Ranucci 2018 Fuller Theological Seminary

Crossroads Retreat: A Spiritual Discernment Journey For Those Facing Major Life Decision, Andrew Ranucci

Doctor of Ministry Projects

The topic of spiritual discernment is certainly one of the most challenging aspects of the pastoral role. Congregational members are at times presented with major decisions, placing them at the crossroads of life. Assisting such parishioners, to discern the will of God, is a fundamentally important element of the pastoral role.

This project proposes a Spiritual Discernment Retreat, which seeks to synthesize wisdom on discernment from the early desert dwellers, St. Ignatius Loyola and Dallas Willard. These writings are highly regarded for their insight into discernment. Focusing on their combined wisdom will provide a trustworthy foundation spanning two millennia, thus ...


Blended With The Savior: Gregory Of Nyssa's Eucharistic Pharmacology In The Catechetical Oration, John David Penniman 2018 Bucknell University

Blended With The Savior: Gregory Of Nyssa's Eucharistic Pharmacology In The Catechetical Oration, John David Penniman

Faculty Journal Articles

Humankind, for Gregory of Nyssa, was poisoned through a primordial act of eating the forbidden fruit from the Garden of Eden. As a result, the toxin of sin and death has been blended into the body and soul of each person, dispersing itself throughout the component parts of their nature. If eating and drinking initiated the spiritual and physical degradation of humanity, Gregory argues, then it must also be through eating and drinking—namely, through the Eucharist—that humanity will be healed. This article proposes that Gregory's instruction on the Eucharist in his Catechetical Oration should be understood as ...


Williams' "Matthew: Interpreted By Early Christian Commentators" (Book Review), Kyle D. DiRoberts 2018 Phoenix Seminary

Williams' "Matthew: Interpreted By Early Christian Commentators" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Substance And Person In Tertullian And Augustine, Andrew P. Hillaker 2018 Liberty University

Substance And Person In Tertullian And Augustine, Andrew P. Hillaker

Fidei et Veritatis: The Liberty University Journal of Graduate Research

The doctrine of the Trinity has been a focal point of Christian thinking throughout Church history. While the term “Trinity” does not appear in the biblical text, it is still a vital Christian doctrine. The doctrine, however, has not come without controversy. Various understandings of the doctrine have been presented throughout Church history. Tertullian (ca. 160-220 AD) and Augustine (354-430 AD) represent two of the foremost theologians to discuss the issue. Tertullian was one of the first to thoroughly examine the doctrine. He coined the terms “substance” and “person” in his discussion of the doctrine. These terms would come to ...


Bibliography Of Oral Roberts Articles In The Pentecostal Holiness Advocate, Holy Spirit Research Center ORU Library 2018 Oral Roberts University

Bibliography Of Oral Roberts Articles In The Pentecostal Holiness Advocate, Holy Spirit Research Center Oru Library

Oral Roberts Collection

A bibliography of Oral Roberts articles in the Pentecostal Holiness Advocate of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Compiled 1970, updated and published November 2018 by the Holy Spirit Research Center at Oral Roberts University.


James White Portrait, Harry S. Ahn 2018 Andrews University

James White Portrait, Harry S. Ahn

Harry Ahn

James White, co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and one of the first presidents of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, began his career of over thirty years as a humble Millerite preacher, travelling from place to place on a borrowed horse with a Bible, a prophetic chart, and notes for just three sermons. His first speaking tour met with astonishing success, winning a thousand converts to the Millerite faith, and success continued to follow him as he served the church as founder of the Review and Herald and Pacific Press Publishing Associations, publisher of the Advent Review (Adventist Review ...


Ellen G. White Portrait, Harry S. Ahn 2018 Andrews University

Ellen G. White Portrait, Harry S. Ahn

Harry Ahn

Prophetess, preacher, missionary, mother, and author of over one hundred original and compiled books, Ellen G. White filled her life of 87 years with selfless service to the God and Gospel she so dearly loved. While her wide travels took her not only across the United States but also through the European countries and Australia, she nevertheless found time to raise three sons together with her husband, best friend, and partner in the work of God, James White. The revelations she received in vision and related to the young Seventh-day Adventist church, together with the divinely inspired counsel she provided ...


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