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A Historical Description Of The Areal Distribution Of The Churches Of Warren County, Kentucky, Neilam Adams May 1971

A Historical Description Of The Areal Distribution Of The Churches Of Warren County, Kentucky, Neilam Adams

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Religion is a part of man and his culture. We cannot understand the totality of man if we do not understand his religion. The church structure is the visible expression of man's religion.

The purpose of this study is to describe the distribution of churches in Warren County, Kentucky, and to examine the factors that contribute to this areal pattern. In an attempt to further clarify this human-religious expression the following points will be considered: (1) the reasons for denominational change through time; (2) the association of church location and population with corresponding rural -urban shifts; and (3) the ...


Literary Models In Biblical Hermeneutics, Robert Drake May 1971

Literary Models In Biblical Hermeneutics, Robert Drake

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In this paper we will examine, in survey fashion the hermeneutical programs formulated by supernatural orthodoxy,1 the natural religion school,2 and the attempts to find an alternative to these in the post-Enlightenment period of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. A preliminary overview is in order to map out the direction of the discussion and to suggest a common uncritical assumption held by all major programs, viz, the use of non-biblical literary models for interpreting the immanent character of the Scriptures.

1. Orthodoxy has reference to the Protestant interpretation of the Bible which accepted the possibility of divine intervention ...