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Agang's "No More Cheeks To Turn?" (Book Review), David H. Michaels 2018 Dalhousie University

Agang's "No More Cheeks To Turn?" (Book Review), David H. Michaels

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Walton's "Old Testament Theology For Christians: From Ancient Context To Enduring Belief, Julianne Burnett 2018 University of Manchester

Walton's "Old Testament Theology For Christians: From Ancient Context To Enduring Belief, Julianne Burnett

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Philip's "Paul And Common Meal: Re-Socialization Of The Christian Community" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox 2018 Trinity International University

Philip's "Paul And Common Meal: Re-Socialization Of The Christian Community" (Book Review), Taylor Wilcox

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Priest's "Reason And Wonder: Why Science And Faith Need Each Other" (Book Review), Addison Lucchi 2018 MidAmerica Nazarene University

Priest's "Reason And Wonder: Why Science And Faith Need Each Other" (Book Review), Addison Lucchi

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Bird's " Jesus The Eternal Son: Answering Adoptionist Christology" (Book Review), Steve Emerson 2018 California Baptist University

Bird's " Jesus The Eternal Son: Answering Adoptionist Christology" (Book Review), Steve Emerson

The Christian Librarian

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Fisk's "Jonathan Edwards’S Turn From The Classic-Reformed Tradition Of Freedom Of The Will" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck 2018 University of North Texas

Fisk's "Jonathan Edwards’S Turn From The Classic-Reformed Tradition Of Freedom Of The Will" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck

The Christian Librarian

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Bremmer's "Maidens, Magic And Martyrs In Early Christianity" (Book Review), Cynthia Hammell 2018 George Fox University

Bremmer's "Maidens, Magic And Martyrs In Early Christianity" (Book Review), Cynthia Hammell

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Mattes's "Martin Luther’S Theology Of Beauty: A Reappraisal" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck 2018 University of North Texas

Mattes's "Martin Luther’S Theology Of Beauty: A Reappraisal" (Book Review), Craig Rosenbeck

The Christian Librarian

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Arcari's " Beyond Conflicts: Cultural And Religious Cohabitations In Alexandria And Egypt Between The 1st And The 6th Century Ce" (Book Review), Grace Andrews 2018 Wesley Biblical Seminary

Arcari's " Beyond Conflicts: Cultural And Religious Cohabitations In Alexandria And Egypt Between The 1st And The 6th Century Ce" (Book Review), Grace Andrews

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Beeke's "Debated Issues In Sovereign Predestination" (Book Review), J. James Mancuso 2018 Northeastern Baptist College

Beeke's "Debated Issues In Sovereign Predestination" (Book Review), J. James Mancuso

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Evolutionary Competition As Religion: A Religio-Biological Model Of The Maori And Vaisnava Sahajiya Traditions, Benjamin Highland 2018 William & Mary

Evolutionary Competition As Religion: A Religio-Biological Model Of The Maori And Vaisnava Sahajiya Traditions, Benjamin Highland

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Within the modern field of Religious Studies, there exists an epistemological divide between structuralist and post-structuralist thought. Structuralists seek to find underlying and universally applicable knowledge about religion, while post-structuralists argue that traditions must be studied within their own specific geographic, temporal, and cultural contexts. In an aim to reconcile these two disparate paradigms, I introduce the Religio-Biological Model and apply it to two distinct religious traditions: the Maori and the Vaisnava Sahajiya. Drawing from both religious and biological theory (specifically multilevel selection theory), this thesis seeks to create an interdisciplinary framework for the future study of religion that cohesively ...


One From The Beginning: A Proposed Apologetic For The Growth Of The Church From Ad 30-250, Douglas Taylor 2018 Liberty University

One From The Beginning: A Proposed Apologetic For The Growth Of The Church From Ad 30-250, Douglas Taylor

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

“The oftener we are mown down by you, the more in number we grow; the blood of Christians is seed.” Why Christianity from its inception grew in numbers has remained a relatively stable and uncontested topic. Moreover, recent history has seen a move by some scholars to claim not one but multiple Christianities existed in the first three centuries. No study, however, has approached the growth of Christianity as being a result of positive apologetics and then defended that there was but one Christianity from the beginning through the use of Root Cause Analysis. After proposing an early fixed understanding ...


Mercy Vs. Justice - Blood Of The Lamb, Ryan Murphy 2018 Bowling Green State University

Mercy Vs. Justice - Blood Of The Lamb, Ryan Murphy

Honors Projects

How did Christ's death save us? The Atonement is a Christian doctrine which has been heavily debated in how it should be understood since the beginnings of Christianity. This analysis covers the theological theories of the Atonement, narrates a Catholic layman's personal understanding that is based on scholarly research and is kept within the bounds of Catholic doctrine, and summarizes the thoughts and feelings of surveyed college-age Christians on the subject.


Book Reviews, Arden C. Autry PhD, Edward E. Decker Jr, Christopher G. Foster, Robert W. Graves, Daniel D. Isgrigg, Jeffrey S. Lamp, Wonsuk Ma, Peter A. Reynolds, James B. Shelton, Andrew R. Williams 2018 Oral Roberts University

Book Reviews, Arden C. Autry Phd, Edward E. Decker Jr, Christopher G. Foster, Robert W. Graves, Daniel D. Isgrigg, Jeffrey S. Lamp, Wonsuk Ma, Peter A. Reynolds, James B. Shelton, Andrew R. Williams

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


Sexuality, Gender, And Marriage: Pentecostal Theology Of Sexuality And Empowering The Girl-Child In India, Brainerd Prince, Atula Walling 2018 ORU E21 Scholars 2017

Sexuality, Gender, And Marriage: Pentecostal Theology Of Sexuality And Empowering The Girl-Child In India, Brainerd Prince, Atula Walling

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Th e focus of the article arises from a case study of an Indian woman and her adopted child, Sunita and Komal. Th ere are three key issues that can be abstracted from the story of Sunita and Komal. Th e abandoned “girl-child” Komal raises the question of sex—what am I? What does it mean to be biologically female? What consequences are there for being born female? Sunita’s and Komal’s rejection from their families has led them to ask the question about their gender—who am I? What does it mean to be a girl or woman ...


The Question Of Power In African Pentecostalism, Alex R. Mayfield 2018 Boston University

The Question Of Power In African Pentecostalism, Alex R. Mayfield

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Should the charismatic theology of anointing be considered a democratizing influence in Africa or a reiteration of mediatorial forms of power? Th is article seeks to answer this question by analyzing African traditional religious power structures in comparison to modern African theologies and practices of Pentecostal anointing. Th is comparison, however, highlights the problem of drawing direct lines from Africa’s past to its present; Pentecostal rupture from a traditional past is paradoxically both a break from and connection to pre-colonial conceptions of the self and community. Ultimately, this article argues that while both traditional religions and modern Pentecostal anointing ...


A Historical And Hermeneutical Approach To The Vice-Lists: A Pauline Perspective, Mark Hall 2018 Oral Roberts University

A Historical And Hermeneutical Approach To The Vice-Lists: A Pauline Perspective, Mark Hall

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

The subject of homosexuality is controversial in the Church, even among Pentecostals; consequently, there has arisen a need for a historical and hermeneutical examination of the topic, especially in the Pauline corpus. The vice-lists of ancient literature along with the ones in the Pauline epistles provide insight into the apostle’s understanding of their purpose and function. Of the ones where Paul lists sexual sins, three specifically mention homosexuality: Romans 1:26–27, 1 Corinthians 6:9–10, and 1 Timothy 1:9–10. Th is article discusses Paul’s understanding of the connection between homosexuality and idolatry and provides ...


Editorial, Jeffrey S. Lamp 2018 Oral Roberts University

Editorial, Jeffrey S. Lamp

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, Spiritus Editorial Board 2018 Oral Roberts University

Front Matter, Spiritus Editorial Board

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


Full Issue, 2018 Oral Roberts University

Full Issue

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

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