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Women In The New Testament’S Church Ministry: The Problem Of Remaining Silent, Jose A. Santiago Oct 2018

Women In The New Testament’S Church Ministry: The Problem Of Remaining Silent, Jose A. Santiago

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

In 1 Corinthians 14:34, one finds Paul’ command that women ought to keep silent in the church setting. As a result, this command appears to be a subject of great debate for many since the text seems to contradict Scripture’ view of women’s involvement in ministry. In addition, it seems to contradict the fact that Paul has just previously mentioned women prophesying (1 Corinthians 11:5). Hence, it creates a problem designating this verse to be un-Pauline in nature, either by interpolation or allusive quotation. Subsequently, this begs for further investigation of Paul’s prohibition of a woman ...


Differentiating Averroes’ Accounts Of The Metaphysics Of Human Epistemology In His Middle And Long Commentaries On Aristotle’S De Anima, Caleb H A Brown Jun 2017

Differentiating Averroes’ Accounts Of The Metaphysics Of Human Epistemology In His Middle And Long Commentaries On Aristotle’S De Anima, Caleb H A Brown

Montview Liberty University Journal of Undergraduate Research

Averroes (an Islamic Andalusian philosopher in the 12th century) discusses the metaphysics of human epistemology extensively, and his socio-religious context sheds light on this discussion. Several of his works, most prominently his three commentaries on Aristotle’s De Anima, attempt to explain how finite, particular minds interact with universal, eternal intelligibles. Current scholarship focuses on the two longer commentaries, the Middle Commentary and the Long Commentary, but there is no consensus regarding which of these presents Averroes’ final articulation of the metaphysics of human epistemology. Those who maintain that Averroes wrote the Middle Commentary last tend to minimize the ...


Texto, Contexto Y Cultura En Los Comentarios Sobre Teología De La Liberación, Sara Heist Apr 2017

Texto, Contexto Y Cultura En Los Comentarios Sobre Teología De La Liberación, Sara Heist

Senior Honors Theses

The critical dialogue sparked by Latin American liberation theology in the 1970s has involved diverse authors from various creeds and cultures. Although dozens of critics have offered an analysis of both Liberation Theology and its foundational text, Gustavo Gutiérrez’s A Theology of Liberation, the discussion has not reached consensus. Some critics, such as Ray Hundley, Ronald Nash, C. F. H. Henry, Harold O. J. Brown and Michael Novak, dismiss the movement as a hopeless entanglement of social goodwill, economic ignorance, and insidious Marxist philosophy. Others, among them the Catholic Magisterium, Michael Löwy, Juan Carlos Scannone, and João B. Chaves ...


To The Jew First: A Socio-Historical And Biblical-Theological Analysis Of The Pauline Teaching Of `Election' In Light Of Second Temple Jewish Patterns Of Thought, Anthony Thornhill Aug 2013

To The Jew First: A Socio-Historical And Biblical-Theological Analysis Of The Pauline Teaching Of `Election' In Light Of Second Temple Jewish Patterns Of Thought, Anthony Thornhill

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Paul's "doctrine" of election has remained a controversial and enigmatic topic for centuries. Few studies, however, have approached Paul's doctrine through the context of Second Temple Judaism. This study examines Paul's view of election through the lens of Second Temple Jewish texts written prior to 70 CE. In doing so, it is argued that the best framework through which to view Paul's discussion of election is through a primarily corporate model of election. While such a model is rooted in Judaism, Paul departs from his Jewish contemporaries in arguing that the locus of election is in ...


Spice Sisters: Religion, Freedom And Escape Of Women In African American And Indian Literatures, Lovely Koshy May 2013

Spice Sisters: Religion, Freedom And Escape Of Women In African American And Indian Literatures, Lovely Koshy

Masters Theses

This thesis focuses on women in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and Rabindranath Tagore's three short stories. Hansberry writes during a period in America when racism, segregation, and black migration to the North weighed heavy upon the psyche of black women. Tagore writes during a time when British control, sati system, caste system, and dharma leave Indian women voiceless. Both express their disagreement with entrenched norms and institutions that have been in place for hundreds of years, a task that initially may seem to be an impossible undertaking, and unlikely to bring about expected change. This ...


Life Inside The Spectacle: David Foster Wallace, George Saunders, And Storytelling In The Age Of Entertainment, John Hawkins May 2013

Life Inside The Spectacle: David Foster Wallace, George Saunders, And Storytelling In The Age Of Entertainment, John Hawkins

Masters Theses

This project explores George Saunders's In Persuasion Nation and David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest as interventionary literature. The thesis asserts that the two works confront the problems of isolation and dehumanization created by entertainment-based consumerism; they do so by depicting satirically exaggerated consumer societies and placing well-developed, sympathetic characters in those settings. The thesis includes a consideration of Jameson and deBord's theories of spectacle and Wallace's stated concerns with postmodern irony as an ineffective form of critique.


Review: Stranger In The Woods, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Stranger In The Woods, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: One Leaf Rides The Wind, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: One Leaf Rides The Wind, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Alphabet Under Construction, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Alphabet Under Construction, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Thanks For Thanksgiving, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Thanks For Thanksgiving, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Sylvia Jean: Scout Supreme, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Sylvia Jean: Scout Supreme, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

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Review: The Lion & The Mouse, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: The Lion & The Mouse, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

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Review: Elsie’S Bird, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Elsie’S Bird, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Review: Mercy Watson To The Rescue, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Mercy Watson To The Rescue, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Review: The Berenstain Bears Show God's Love, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: The Berenstain Bears Show God's Love, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Review: I Can Be Anything, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: I Can Be Anything, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Review: Mary Englebreit's Nursery Tales, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt Oct 2012

Review: Mary Englebreit's Nursery Tales, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

Ages 3-6

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Don't Take Orpheus Without The Lyre: The Intricacies Of Using Pagan Myths For Christian Purposes In The Divine Comedy And Paradise Lost, Rebekah J. Waltmann May 2012

Don't Take Orpheus Without The Lyre: The Intricacies Of Using Pagan Myths For Christian Purposes In The Divine Comedy And Paradise Lost, Rebekah J. Waltmann

Masters Theses

Because of their universal and artistic nature, the classical myths lend themselves well to use in literature, especially poetry. When used properly, as by Dante and Milton, the myths have the ability to enhance the work; when used poorly, they become gaudy ornamentation. It was, and is, this ability to enhance both the artistry and function of literature that pulled so many poets to the myths, despite the difficulties that could arise when the pagan myths did not quite match the Christian setting. My purpose in this thesis is not to explicate every use of myth within The Divine Comedy ...


The Burden Of Knowing: Camus, Qohelet, And The Limitations Of Human Reason, Justin K. Morgan Feb 2012

The Burden Of Knowing: Camus, Qohelet, And The Limitations Of Human Reason, Justin K. Morgan

Eleutheria

In one of the most influential works of the twentieth century, The Myth of Sisyphus, Albert Camus writes this: “This heart within me I can feel, and I judge that it exists. This world I can touch, and I likewise judge that it exists. There ends all my knowledge, and the rest is construction.” Here, Camus addresses what he believes to be one of the main sources of the absurd: the limitations of human reason. He claims that his inability to fully understand human reality creates a gap between his existence and its meaning, and, in effect, renders the whole ...


Review: Frindle, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong May 2010

Review: Frindle, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

Review of Andrew Clements' Frindle. Illustrated by Brian Selznick. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 1996. ISBN: 0689806698 (Ages 10 to 12)


Review: Isle Of Swords, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong May 2010

Review: Isle Of Swords, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Hate That Cat, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong May 2010

Review: Hate That Cat, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

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Review: A Faraway Island, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt May 2010

Review: A Faraway Island, Janice A. Delong, Rachel Schwedt

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: Reaching For The Sun, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong May 2010

Review: Reaching For The Sun, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Flora: Mrs. J.E.B. Stuart, Brenda A. Ayres Mar 2010

Flora: Mrs. J.E.B. Stuart, Brenda A. Ayres

Faculty Publications and Presentations

This is the story of the Confederate General JEB Stuart through the eyes of his wife, Flora Stuart. Flora wore mourning for the last sixty years of her life after the death of her husband at Yellow Tavern in 1864. She devoted the rest of her life to commemorating the gallantry, Christian faith, and sacrifice of one of the most colorful and controversial cavalry officers during the Civil War.


Review: A Week In The Woods, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong Mar 2010

Review: A Week In The Woods, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Review: The Pocket Daring Book For Girl’S: Wisdom And Wonder, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong Mar 2010

Review: The Pocket Daring Book For Girl’S: Wisdom And Wonder, Rachel Schwedt, Janice A. Delong

All Children’s Book Reviews

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Nothing New, Mark Harris Jan 2010

Nothing New, Mark Harris

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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