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The Meaning Of The Reliefs At The Temple Of Abu Simbel, Mary Katrina Shank 2010 Western Oregon University

The Meaning Of The Reliefs At The Temple Of Abu Simbel, Mary Katrina Shank

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

No abstract provided.


Nationalism, Human Rights And John Paul Ii: The First Papal Pilgrimage To Poland, June 1979, Kira Noble 2010 Western Oregon University

Nationalism, Human Rights And John Paul Ii: The First Papal Pilgrimage To Poland, June 1979, Kira Noble

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

No abstract provided.


The Heterogeneous Cristero Identity, Zachary John Mintzer 2010 Western Oregon University

The Heterogeneous Cristero Identity, Zachary John Mintzer

Student Theses, Papers and Projects (History)

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Ordeal Of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary In The Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780, David L. Preston 2010 Gettysburg College

Book Review: The Ordeal Of Thomas Barton: Anglican Missionary In The Pennsylvania Backcountry, 1755-1780, David L. Preston

Adams County History

The Ordeal of Thomas Barton is a highly informative read that I recommend for anyone interested in the history of eighteenth-century Pennsylvania. Scholars will find the book useful for its many connections to the histories of settlement, religion, politics, Indian diplomacy, and warfare on the Pennsylvania frontier. The book's author, Gettysburg College English professor James P. Myers, Jr., has written the most deeply researched account of Barton's importance in eighteenth-century religion and politics, and has contributed some of the finest overall scholarship on early Pennsylvania in recent years. Based in Huntington Township in what is now Adams County ...


The Foundations And Early Development Of Mormon Mission Theory, David Golding 2010 Claremont Graduate University

The Foundations And Early Development Of Mormon Mission Theory, David Golding

CGU Theses & Dissertations

This study seeks to answer a fundamental question facing missiologists and historians of Mormonism: given their sustained preoccupation with converting others to Mormonism and their thriving tradition of missionary work, how do Mormons conceive of their mission? By focusing on the theoretical frame in which Mormon missionaries imagined the non-Mormon world, prepared for missionary engagement, and derived their expectations for their mission work, this study aims to illuminate the development of Mormon missionary activities and explain the processes by which Mormons fashioned for themselves a missional character. Beginning with Joseph Smith and the emergence of his missional thought and ending ...


How Dangerous, The Protestant Stranger? Huguenots And The Formation Of British Identity C. 1685-1715, Lisa Clark Diller 2010 Southern Adventist University

How Dangerous, The Protestant Stranger? Huguenots And The Formation Of British Identity C. 1685-1715, Lisa Clark Diller

Faculty Works

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Brief History Of Religion In Northeast Ohio, A, George W. Knepper 2010 University of Akron Main Campus

Brief History Of Religion In Northeast Ohio, A, George W. Knepper

Cleveland Memory

This monograph presents a concise but comprehensive look at the history of religion in Northeast Ohio. Starting with the early settlers from New England, Professor Knepper traces the increasingly diverse mixture of faiths that now characterize the life of the sacred in Northeast Ohio. In doing this, Professor Knepper is drawing on a lifetime of study into Ohio's history.


Unlocked Books: Manuscripts Of Learned Magic In The Medieval Libraries Of Central Europe (Review), Michael D. Bailey 2010 Iowa State University

Unlocked Books: Manuscripts Of Learned Magic In The Medieval Libraries Of Central Europe (Review), Michael D. Bailey

History Publications

Magic in the medieval past is often seen through the eyes of its opponents, through trial records, inquisitorial texts, denunciatory sermons, and theological [End Page 232] treatises explaining and condemning the demonic nature of virtually all magical rites. Yet there is another way to approach at least elite, learned magic in Europe’s medieval period, namely through the texts that literate practitioners of those forms of magic have left scattered through libraries across the continent. This method of studying magic is not new, but has undergone significant development in recent years, with Richard Kieckhefer, Claire Fanger, Frank Klaassen, and Sophie ...


Witch Hunts: From Salem To Guantanamo Bay (Review), Michael D. Bailey 2010 Iowa State University

Witch Hunts: From Salem To Guantanamo Bay (Review), Michael D. Bailey

History Publications

The purpose of this odd book is to argue that, in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the fear and extraordinary governmental responses they have generated, the modern Western world, and particularly the United States of America, is on the verge of (though not yet embroiled in) a new era of witch hunts. The modern malefactors are, obviously, supposed terrorists rather than supposed witches. Their means of bringing about death and destruction are guns, bombs, and biological devices, not spells and incantations. Yet Rapley argues over the course of twenty breathless chapters that a number of characteristics ...


Great Plains Region From Encyclopedia Of Religion In America, Volume 2, Robert H. Stoddard 2010 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Great Plains Region From Encyclopedia Of Religion In America, Volume 2, Robert H. Stoddard

Geography Faculty Publications

To understand the religions of a region, it is helpful to examine its environmental characteristics and the history of human occupation of that land because interpretations and forms of worship often reflect the environment with which believers cope. Although characteristics of the natural environment are intricately incorporated into most ancient religions, this relationship may be less obvious in religions with creeds and set of beliefs enunciated by historic figures. Here focus is on how the religious history of the Great Plains distinguishes it from other parts of America.


Calvin And Conciliation, Alexander S. Haines 2010 Claremont McKenna College

Calvin And Conciliation, Alexander S. Haines

CMC Senior Theses

The popular conception of John Calvin today is as a divisive figure within Christianity, who vehemently opposed some beliefs while demanding rigid acceptance of others. In this thesis, I intend to investigate the accuracy of that conception by exploring how Calvin approached ecumenicalism theologically and practically. This will cover Calvin's understanding of the Church, his cooperation and disagreements with other Christians, and evaluate what Calvin might contribute to an ecclesiology useful for the Church today. Calvin has gained a poor reputation in modern times both for participation in historical events, including the execution of Servetus, and also for the ...


Die Darstellung Der Evangelischen Kirche Als Eine Neue Familie In Erich Loests Nikolaikirche, Beth A. Roberts 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Die Darstellung Der Evangelischen Kirche Als Eine Neue Familie In Erich Loests Nikolaikirche, Beth A. Roberts

Honors Projects

Throughout the end of the 1980s the Lutheran Church in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) experienced a surge of attendance and social activism in an otherwise secularized society. Research shows that the church was the sole island of dissent within the communist GDR. St. Nicolas Church in the city of Leipzig became the prototype of social involvement; visionary pastors opened their doors to every citizen and provided a space for congregations to voice concerns, organize interest groups, and plan peace protests. The construction of an open environment in which citizens could speak and interact gave rise to a greater sense ...


Heresy And Simony: John Wyclif And Jan Hus Compared, April Marie Brinker 2010 College of William & Mary - Arts & Sciences

Heresy And Simony: John Wyclif And Jan Hus Compared, April Marie Brinker

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Wayward Priest Of Atondo: Violence, Vocation, And Religious Reform In A Navarrese Parish, Amanda Lynn Scott 2010 College of William & Mary - Arts & Sciences

The Wayward Priest Of Atondo: Violence, Vocation, And Religious Reform In A Navarrese Parish, Amanda Lynn Scott

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


They Did What They Were Asked To Do: An Historical Analysis Of The Contribution Of Two Women's Religious Institutes Within The Educational And Social Development Of The City Of Ballarat, With Particular Reference To The Period 1950-1980, Heather O'Connor 2010 Australian Catholic University

They Did What They Were Asked To Do: An Historical Analysis Of The Contribution Of Two Women's Religious Institutes Within The Educational And Social Development Of The City Of Ballarat, With Particular Reference To The Period 1950-1980, Heather O'Connor

Theses

This thesis covers the period 1950-1980, chosen for the significance of two major events which affected the apostolic lives of the women religious under study: the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), and the progressive introduction of state aid to Catholic schools, culminating in the policies of the Whitlam government (1972-1975) which entrenched bipartisan political commitment to funding non-government schools. It also represents the period during which governments of all persuasions became more involved in the operations of non-government agencies, which directly impacted on services provided by the churches and the women religious under study, not least by imposing strict conditions of ...


Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman 2009 Macalester College

Die Eurozentrissche Sozialtheorie „Kaputtdenken, Khaldoun Samman

Khaldoun Samman

No abstract provided.


Social And Cultural Boundaries In Pre-Modern Poland, Magda Teter, Adam Teller, Antony Polonsky 2009 Wesleyan University

Social And Cultural Boundaries In Pre-Modern Poland, Magda Teter, Adam Teller, Antony Polonsky

Magda Teter

Boundaries—physical, political, social, religious, and cultural—were a key feature of life in medieval and early modern Poland, and this volume focuses on the ways in which these boundaries were respected, crossed, or otherwise negotiated. It throws new light on the contacts between Jews and Poles, including the vexed question of conversion and the tensions it aroused. The collected articles also discuss relations between the various elements of Jewish society—the wealthy and the poor, the educated and the uneducated, and the religious and the lay elites, considering too contacts between Jews in Poland and those in Germany and ...


The Battle Over The Flag: Protest, Community Opposition, And Silence In The Mennonite Colleges In Kansas During The Vietnam War, Robin Deich Ottoson 2009 Kansas State University

The Battle Over The Flag: Protest, Community Opposition, And Silence In The Mennonite Colleges In Kansas During The Vietnam War, Robin Deich Ottoson

Robin Deich Ottoson

No abstract provided.


“According To Our Institute.” The Charter Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt 2009 DePaul University

“According To Our Institute.” The Charter Of The Congregation Of The Mission, John E. Rybolt

John E Rybolt

St. Vincent often referred to the "Institute." The term is inherently ambiguous, but its meaning as "charter" is explained here. Two versions of the "charter" are compared. Its importance lies in its continuing existence as the nucleus of the identity of the Congregation of the Mission as established by the Church.


Revealing Iberian Woodcraft: Conserved Wooden Artefacts From South-East Spain, pablo rosser 2009 COLABORADOR HONORÍFICO UNIVERSIDAD ALICANTE

Revealing Iberian Woodcraft: Conserved Wooden Artefacts From South-East Spain, Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

Yolanda Carrion & Pablo Rosser Six wells at Tossal de les Basses in Spain captured a large assemblage of Iberian woodworking debris. The authors’ analysis distinguishes a wide variety of boxes, handles, staves, pegs and joinery made in different and appropriate types of wood, some – like cypress – imported from some distance away. We have here a glimpse of a sophisticated and little known industry of the fourth century BC.


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