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Infertility In 1 Samuel 1: Toward A Hermeneutic Of Reproduction, David A. Schones 2019 Southern Methodist University

Infertility In 1 Samuel 1: Toward A Hermeneutic Of Reproduction, David A. Schones

Religious Studies Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation explores the need for an interpretation of 1 Samuel 1 that is grounded in social-scientific scholarship on infertility. The study analyzes biblical interpretations on 1 Samuel 1 in the five decades that feminist-disability scholarship on infertility has emerged in the social sciences. Accordingly, the exegetical readings analyzed in this study were produced in the same time frame during which feminist-disability scholarship began to be articulated in earnest. The study demonstrates the necessity for interpreting 1 Samuel 1 with social-scientific research on infertility in mind. If such scholarship is not taken into account, biblical readings remain stuck in outdated ...


Chronicles As The Intended Conclusion To The Hebrew Scriptures, Peter E. Shields 2019 Cedarville University

Chronicles As The Intended Conclusion To The Hebrew Scriptures, Peter E. Shields

Channels: Where Disciplines Meet

This paper seeks to demonstrate an intentional placement of the book of Chronicles at the end of the Hebrew Bible in order for it to function as the theological summary of the Old Testament canon. An overview of a canonical approach to Scripture is given, starting with a proposed explanation for the final shape of the Hebrew Bible, namely that it is a composed theological book. External witnesses are examined, and each option for the books placement within these witnesses are evaluated. The internal evidence within the text itself is also evaluated in order to infer the intentions of the ...


The Practice Of Children’S Ministry: Developing A Cohesive Vision Of Practice With Church Leaders, Shannon Clarkson Rains 2019 Abilene Christian University

The Practice Of Children’S Ministry: Developing A Cohesive Vision Of Practice With Church Leaders, Shannon Clarkson Rains

Doctor of Ministry Project/Theses

The purpose of this project was to create a congregational workshop for church leaders that leads to the development of a cohesive vision for the practice of children’s ministry. In order to do this, I began by presenting the evolution of children’s ministry in the Churches of Christ along with the current tensions that exist between ministers and church leadership created by a lack of cohesive vision for the practice of children’s ministry. This foundational understanding of the origins of this tension supports my discussion of a vision for children’s ministry that includes attention to the ...


Miles' "Superheroes Can't Save You: Epic Examples Of Historic Heresies" (Critical Book Review), Robert Burgess 2019 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Miles' "Superheroes Can't Save You: Epic Examples Of Historic Heresies" (Critical Book Review), Robert Burgess

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Hinn And Woods' "Defining Deceptioin: Freeing The Church From The Mystical-Miracle Movement" (Book Review), Christa J. Welty 2019 Anderson University

Hinn And Woods' "Defining Deceptioin: Freeing The Church From The Mystical-Miracle Movement" (Book Review), Christa J. Welty

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Olson's "The Essentials Of Christian Thought: Seeing Reality Through The Biblical Story" (Book Review), John D. Laing 2019 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Olson's "The Essentials Of Christian Thought: Seeing Reality Through The Biblical Story" (Book Review), John D. Laing

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Bryce's "Fingerprint Of God: The Church Is A Living Body" (Book Review), Samuel S. Richardson 2019 University of Tennessee at Martin

Bryce's "Fingerprint Of God: The Church Is A Living Body" (Book Review), Samuel S. Richardson

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Barnes' "A Hero's Welcome: The Doctrine Of Future Rewards And The Bema Seat Of Christ" (Book Review), Cathie L. Chatmon 2019 Piedmont International University

Barnes' "A Hero's Welcome: The Doctrine Of Future Rewards And The Bema Seat Of Christ" (Book Review), Cathie L. Chatmon

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Rigby's "Holding Faith: A Practical Introduction To Christian Doctrine" (Book Review), Kyle D. DiRoberts 2019 Phoenix Seminary

Rigby's "Holding Faith: A Practical Introduction To Christian Doctrine" (Book Review), Kyle D. Diroberts

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Moon's "Hosea" (Book Review), Curt Rice 2019 Indiana Wesleyan University

Moon's "Hosea" (Book Review), Curt Rice

The Christian Librarian

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Gresham's "It's Suppertime: A Year Of Devotions For The Lord's Supper" (Book Review), Leslie Starasta 2019 Lincoln Christian University

Gresham's "It's Suppertime: A Year Of Devotions For The Lord's Supper" (Book Review), Leslie Starasta

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Uytanlet's "Matthew: A Pastoral And Contextual Commentary" (Book Review), Michael Bain 2019 Point University

Uytanlet's "Matthew: A Pastoral And Contextual Commentary" (Book Review), Michael Bain

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Ingram And Witts' "The Real Heaven: What The Bible Actually Says" (Book Review), Carl Olson 2019 Towson University

Ingram And Witts' "The Real Heaven: What The Bible Actually Says" (Book Review), Carl Olson

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Gregerson, Uggla, And Wyllers' "Reformation Theology For A Post-Secular Age: Logstrup, Prenta, Wingren, And The Future Of Scandinavian Creation Theology" (Book Review), Samuel S. Richardson 2019 University of Tennessee at Martin

Gregerson, Uggla, And Wyllers' "Reformation Theology For A Post-Secular Age: Logstrup, Prenta, Wingren, And The Future Of Scandinavian Creation Theology" (Book Review), Samuel S. Richardson

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


The Slave Woman And The Free: The Role Of Hagar And Sarah In Paul’S Galatians 4:21-5:1 Allegory, Amanda Michelle Bryant 2019 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Slave Woman And The Free: The Role Of Hagar And Sarah In Paul’S Galatians 4:21-5:1 Allegory, Amanda Michelle Bryant

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Trying Times: 21st Century Sexual Revolution, Churches And Ministers At-Risk, Samuel H. Murray 2019 Liberty University

Trying Times: 21st Century Sexual Revolution, Churches And Ministers At-Risk, Samuel H. Murray

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The 21st Century Sexual Revolution in America is redefining marriage, gender identity, human sexuality and public interaction while simultaneously challenging those who dare disagree. As the pastor of a small church, this writer is concerned about potential litigation as a result of these societal changes. These issues are rapidly emerging and evolving. Governmental bodies, corporations, advocacy groups, and courts at all levels are engaged. Churches and ministers may be at risk of adverse legal actions. A review of legal cases will reveal trends and precedents concerning these issues. Individual interviews will engage ministers and churches as to their preparedness and ...


Caring For Mind, Body, Heart, And Spirit: A Holistic Model Of Ministry, Sierra A. Gramm 2019 Carroll College

Caring For Mind, Body, Heart, And Spirit: A Holistic Model Of Ministry, Sierra A. Gramm

Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival

Every human is made up of mind, body, heart, and spirit. In the medical realm, there is a tendency to focus only on the biology, or the physical aspects of an illness. Within the last 100 years, more and more emphasis has been placed on the need of medicine to deal with the whole person. In ministry, similar reform has also begun. Instead of focusing solely on the spiritual, ministers strive to see the whole person and the many needs that an individual has. The Bible offers compelling stories that highlight the needs of the whole person. The evidence in ...


Lyrics In Congregational Song: A Biblical And Historical Survey, Michael May 2019 Liberty University

Lyrics In Congregational Song: A Biblical And Historical Survey, Michael May

Senior Honors Theses

Is there a standard as to what constitutes biblical, God-honoring congregational song lyrics? In this paper, I will seek to address this question through a review of relevant biblical principles and positions of prominent leaders throughout church history. The Bible provides a language of worship in the Psalms and includes some information regarding singing in the New Testament. Biblical principles have been applied throughout the centuries by various church fathers. The synthesis of biblical principles and historical contributions will produce a set of guidelines by which congregational song lyrics may be evaluated for the purpose of contextual application in modern ...


The Physio-Emotional Effects Of Audio In The Global Christian Church, Evelyn Hanks 2019 Liberty University

The Physio-Emotional Effects Of Audio In The Global Christian Church, Evelyn Hanks

Senior Honors Theses

Audio, specifically as researched by the film industry specialists, has physical and emotional effects on those exposed to it. These effects follow from manipulation of sound’s characteristics in specific and measurable ways. The responsibility of the Christian is to share the gospel with others and support the kingdom of God with his or her skills. In light of these truths, Christian audio specialists should have a thorough knowledge of the physio-emotional effects of audio. Further, they should not shy away from applying strategies from secular audio research to benefit local churches across the globe.


South China Chimes Volumes 10-11, 1937-1938, 2019 Abilene Christian University

South China Chimes Volumes 10-11, 1937-1938

South China Chimes

This file contains seven issues of South China Chimes: Volume 10, number 9 (November 1937) and Volume 11, numbers 1-6 (January-September 1938). South China Chimes was published ten times per year.


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