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George Allen Turner, Ats Special Collections And Archives Jan 2019

George Allen Turner, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Papers Of Delbert R. Rose, Ats Special Collections And Archives Jan 2019

Papers Of Delbert R. Rose, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Pragmatic Holiness In The Early Salvation Army: A Theology Of Holiness As Action, Terence Hale Dec 2018

Pragmatic Holiness In The Early Salvation Army: A Theology Of Holiness As Action, Terence Hale

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The notion of holiness and sanctification are central to most Protestant understandings and expressions of religious life. This thesis explores whether a pragmatic understanding of holiness, particularly in the Wesleyan-Arminian stream, can have a meaningful place in the postmodern world.

This thesis endeavours to establish a theological argument for a non-linear pragmatic understanding of holiness in the Wesleyan tradition. The theological argument is supplemented by a substantial case study of the early Salvation Army, focusing on its missiology and theology.

The argument presented is that a pragmatic understanding of sanctification, as seen in the theology and practice of the early ...


Hannah Whitall Smith : The Feminist Connections Of A Holiness Icon, Robert Alden Danielson Jan 2018

Hannah Whitall Smith : The Feminist Connections Of A Holiness Icon, Robert Alden Danielson

Academic Books

No abstract provided.


John Wesley’S Mission Of Spreading Scriptural Holiness: A Case Study In World Mission And Evangelism, Laurence W. Wood Jan 2018

John Wesley’S Mission Of Spreading Scriptural Holiness: A Case Study In World Mission And Evangelism, Laurence W. Wood

The Asbury Journal

A manual of discipline, called The Large Minutes, was given to all Methodist preachers when they joined John Wesley’s annual conference, containing this explanation: “God’s design in raising up the people called ‘Methodists’” was “to spread scriptural holiness over the land.” This paper will trace a narrow slice of the larger developing story of how John Wesley arrived at his distinction between justifying faith and full sanctifying grace. It will also serve as a case study to show that the call to justification by faith and a subsequent experience of sanctification by faith became the theme of his ...


A Wesleyan Missiological Perspective On Holiness Across Cultures, Marcus W. Dean Jan 2018

A Wesleyan Missiological Perspective On Holiness Across Cultures, Marcus W. Dean

The Asbury Journal

Missiology has focused on various aspects of contextualization and the importance of salvation, but has not dealt extensively with the biblical concept of holiness. From a Wesleyan perspective this paper looks at holiness from the lens of contextualization. A biblical support of contextualization is presented. Then the cultural factors of values—the dynamics of shame, guilt, and fear are explored— and purity are examined as starting points to contextualize the holiness message. While holiness is ultimately about ethical life and relationships, the message must be built upon culturally understandable concepts.


The Nature Of The Church's Mission In Light Of The Biblical Origin Of Social Holiness, Ban Seok Cho Jan 2018

The Nature Of The Church's Mission In Light Of The Biblical Origin Of Social Holiness, Ban Seok Cho

The Asbury Journal

This paper intends to find missiological implications that the biblical origin of social holiness has for the church’s mission. In order to accomplish this purpose, this paper, first, identifies the biblical origin of social holiness in the Old Testament narrative and its development in the New Testament narrative. Then, the relationship between the image of God in Genesis 1 and the development of social holiness in the biblical narrative will be discussed. Lastly, in light of the biblical origin of social holiness, missiological implications for the church’s mission are suggested. The thesis of this paper is that social ...


Cognitive And Emotional Processes Involved In The Experience Of Objects As Holy Or Transcendent, Lotte J. Pummerer Jan 2017

Cognitive And Emotional Processes Involved In The Experience Of Objects As Holy Or Transcendent, Lotte J. Pummerer

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

In recent years, attitudes about religion/spirituality have become more pluralistic (Pew Research Center, 2015a). At the same time, the number of individuals who identify themselves as nonreligious, atheist or agnostic are growing (Pew Research Center, 2015b), yet we are lacking words and research to describe their attributions of transcendence in language not bound to religious concepts. This study aims at examining both concepts – holiness and transcendence – in their similarities and differences through assessing cognitive and emotional processes involved in experiences of objects.

The study consisted of two parts with a total of 206 Christian and 52 nonreligious/atheistic/agnostic ...


An Expansion Of Christian Holiness Using The Work Of Dallas Willard, Greg Ledbetter Jan 2016

An Expansion Of Christian Holiness Using The Work Of Dallas Willard, Greg Ledbetter

Doctor of Ministry Projects

The purpose of this project is to empower the Nazarene Church to build upon its current representation of Christian holiness into an understanding of transformation as understood by Dallas Willard so that a process of formation emerges. This project has been written in order to further stem a new conversation for the Nazarene Church regarding Christian holiness. The current dialogue can enable a guise of spiritual empowerment without bringing about the means needed for real transformation. The Church uses terms like “entire sanctification,” “growth in grace,” and “Christlikeness of Character” which lack explanation and a process of implementation.

This project ...


A Time-Line Narrative Of How The Idea Of Pentecostal Sanctification Developed In John Wesley And John Fletcher, Laurence W. Wood Jan 2016

A Time-Line Narrative Of How The Idea Of Pentecostal Sanctification Developed In John Wesley And John Fletcher, Laurence W. Wood

The Asbury Journal

No abstract provided.


The Normative Use Of Pentecostal Sanctification In British And American Methodism, Laurence W. Wood Jan 2016

The Normative Use Of Pentecostal Sanctification In British And American Methodism, Laurence W. Wood

The Asbury Journal

No abstract provided.


The Sanctified Life, Beverly Carradine Nov 2015

The Sanctified Life, Beverly Carradine

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Assessing Changes In Beliefs And Practices Of Christlike Living At The Southwest Campus Of The Darby Creek Church Of The Nazarene, Steven Charles Suttles Sr. May 2015

Assessing Changes In Beliefs And Practices Of Christlike Living At The Southwest Campus Of The Darby Creek Church Of The Nazarene, Steven Charles Suttles Sr.

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Existential Interpretation Of The Doctrine Of Holiness, Mildred Bangs Wynkoop Mar 2015

An Existential Interpretation Of The Doctrine Of Holiness, Mildred Bangs Wynkoop

Wesleyan Holiness Books

The purpose of this book is three-fold. First, to analyze and evaluate the status of the "holiness" message today. In this analysis the problems raised by the preaching of holiness will be faced squarely. Then, a fresh examination of the Scriptures will be attempted upon which the holiness message is based. Finally, a constructive theological statement will be proposed in which, it is hoped, some of the most serious questions will find a satisfactory answer.

This is not a book for the scholar primarily though it is hoped he will find it worth his time to examine either to approve ...


'Chipping At The Landmarks Of Our Fathers': The Decline Of The Testimony Against Hireling Ministry In The Nineteenth Century, Thomas D. Hamm Feb 2015

'Chipping At The Landmarks Of Our Fathers': The Decline Of The Testimony Against Hireling Ministry In The Nineteenth Century, Thomas D. Hamm

Quaker Studies

One of the distinctive features of Quakerism from the 1650s until the 1870s was its stance against any kind of pay for ministers, what Friends referred to as 'hireling ministry'. Friends viewed a paid, authoritative pastoral ministry as contrary to Scripture, as tending toward preaching that pleased humans rather than God, as limiting the leadings of the Holy Spirit, and as generally corrupting. One of the criticisms of Orthodox by Hicksite Friends in the 1 820s was that the Orthodox were compromising this testimony by associating with clergy of other denominations in reform and humanitarian causes, and both Orthodox and ...


A Pitcher Of Cream, Bud Robinson Jan 2015

A Pitcher Of Cream, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


The Second Blessing In Symbol, Beverly Carradine Jan 2015

The Second Blessing In Symbol, Beverly Carradine

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Walter And Emma Malone: Friends Of Sinners And The Poor, John Oliver Nov 2014

Walter And Emma Malone: Friends Of Sinners And The Poor, John Oliver

Quaker Studies

The Malones, leaders of Holiness Quakerism, were presented in The Transformation of American Quakerism: Orthodox Friends 1800-1907, an otherwise excellent early work by historian Thomas Hamm, as leaders of a movement whose ' dominant note ...was opposition to any type of reform activity'. If too strong, it is fair to suggest that numbers of Holiness Friends, including the Malones, were relatively indifferent to political, economic and social reform. But seeing them in this light, or as mere obstructionists to 'modern thought', does not quite capture who they were or what they were about. This article contends the Mal ones had a ...


Holiness Through The Ages: An Historical Reader Of Christian Writers On Holiness,, Robert E. Coleman, Robert A. Danielson, Faith E. Parry Jan 2014

Holiness Through The Ages: An Historical Reader Of Christian Writers On Holiness,, Robert E. Coleman, Robert A. Danielson, Faith E. Parry

Academic Books

No abstract provided.


The Faith And Praxis Of Women In Missions In The Early Pentecostal And Holiness Movement, Jody Fleming Jan 2014

The Faith And Praxis Of Women In Missions In The Early Pentecostal And Holiness Movement, Jody Fleming

The Asbury Journal

Women in the early years of the Pentecostal and Holiness movement played a very important part in the advancement of local and world mission. This paper examines not only the contributions women made during this time period, but also the balance they had between their faith and the practice of that faith. This study includes a select group of women chosen for their comprehension of Christian faith and how it impacted their understanding for reaching out to the world around them. Some are better known than others, but each of their stories represents the impact of women on Christian missionary ...


Faculty Psychology In The Holiness Theology Of Asa Mahan, Christopher P. Momany Jan 2014

Faculty Psychology In The Holiness Theology Of Asa Mahan, Christopher P. Momany

The Asbury Journal

As America awakened to a greater antislavery consciousness, Asa Mahan, president of the Oberlin Collegiate Institute, presented his seminal reflection on Christian Perfection. Mahan offered an unusually precise definition of perfection or holiness. The Oberlin president borrowed from Scottish Common Sense Realism to suggest an understanding of Christian Perfection that was both personally rigorous and socially prophetic. This conception of holiness was also rooted in a commitment to objective truth.


Brief Glimpses Of Women In Ministry Within Early Holiness Organizations And The Church Of The Nazarene, Robert Doyle Smith Apr 2013

Brief Glimpses Of Women In Ministry Within Early Holiness Organizations And The Church Of The Nazarene, Robert Doyle Smith

Faculty Scholarship – Theology

This is a revised paper edited to fit the format for Scholar Week presentations April 2013 at Olivet Nazarene University. The earlier longer draft had been presented in the Women’s In Ministry Conference held at Glasgow University in May 2012. As a document delivered in a speaking context it does not include the normal documentation.

Reading the journals of the three primary groups that merged to form the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene (PCN) in 1907 and 1908 reveals the context that made possible the ordination of Olive Winchester and her early ministry within the PCN. This paper provides ...


Early Glimpses Of Women In Ministry Within Early Holiness Organizations And The Church Of The Nazarene, Robert Doyle Smith May 2012

Early Glimpses Of Women In Ministry Within Early Holiness Organizations And The Church Of The Nazarene, Robert Doyle Smith

Faculty Scholarship – Theology

Paper first presented at the Women in Ministry Conference held at Glasgow University in May 2012. The conference celebrated the first woman, Olive Winchester, to be ordained in the UK. As a document delivered in a speaking context it does not include the normal documentation.

Reading the journals of the three primary groups that merged to form the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene (PCN) in 1907 and 1908 reveals the context that made possible the ordination of Olive Winchester and her early ministry within the PCN. This paper provides glimpses of women minsters through the journals of these early groups ...


Modern Modesty: The Renegotiation Of Female Pious Dress In Modern Pentecostal Assemblies, Amanda Beth Phillips May 2012

Modern Modesty: The Renegotiation Of Female Pious Dress In Modern Pentecostal Assemblies, Amanda Beth Phillips

Theses and Dissertations

Hair buns, high necklines, long sleeves, ankle length skirts, and simple yet practical work style shoes have exemplified Pentecostal women's dress throughout the history of the movement. Their bodies fervently protected from impropriety and immorality, through prescribed attire, are the sites upon which the church inscribes its vision of the modest Pentecostal woman. How dress is used within the community to `set apart' those assembly members whom have achieved the appropriate holiness lifestyle not only makes them upstanding members of the church assembly but also defines them as `saints' (sanctified ones, holy assembly members) and helps to develop their ...


Dismantling The Myths: The Connection Between Faith And Morality, Frank M. Moore Jan 2008

Dismantling The Myths: The Connection Between Faith And Morality, Frank M. Moore

Books and Manuscripts – Theology

Includes full text of Chapter 1 only.

In this revision to his 1997 guide to making wise choices, the author discusses the moral compass that can assist us in dealing with confusing ethical issues of our times. Strategies for making ethical decisions that are sensible and based on God’s word are presented.

Contents: 1. Getting Started: Setting the Stage – 2. Say “Cheese:” Snapshots from Our Culture – 3. A Penny for Your Thoughts: The Way We Think Becomes the Way We Live – 4. On Guard: Preparing for the Culture Battle – 5. Here We Stand: What Christians Believe about Making Moral ...


The Journey Within: Learning To Live The Holy Life, Frank M. Moore Jan 2004

The Journey Within: Learning To Live The Holy Life, Frank M. Moore

Books and Manuscripts – Theology

Book two in the Holy Life Bible Study Series.

Full text via download: Study 1 -- New Testament Snapshots of Holiness

Contents: New Testament Snapshots of Holiness – Another Counselor – A Big Event for Your Big Adventure – A Call to Holiness – Needed: Heart Cleansing – My Consecration – God’s Gift of Sanctification – The Forerunner – Our Coach – Life in the Spirit – Growing in the Spirit – Tying It All Together.


God's Road Map For Us: The Plan Of Holiness, Frank M. Moore Jan 2004

God's Road Map For Us: The Plan Of Holiness, Frank M. Moore

Books and Manuscripts – Theology

Book one in the Holy Life Bible Study Series.

Full text available via download: Study 1 - Welcome to the Adventure

Contents: Welcome to the Adventure – Meeting God – In His Image – Created to Be Holy – The Way We Were – Choosing Not to Follow Directions – Restoration Promised – Abraham: The Blameless Man – A Systems Approach – A Better Approach – Holiness Requires the Cross – Tying It All Together.


Traveling With Friends: Becoming God's Holy People Together, Frank M. Moore Jan 2004

Traveling With Friends: Becoming God's Holy People Together, Frank M. Moore

Books and Manuscripts – Theology

Book three in the Holy Life Bible Study Series.

Full text available via download: Study 1 -- Living in a Community of Faith

Contents: Living in a Community of Faith – Living with the Saints – Living with Less-than-Perfect Saints – Living with Temptation – Living with Trials – Living in a World That Doesn’t Make a Place for God – Looking In and Reaching Out – Really Caring – Not in Public – Golden Rules for Holy Living – Three Sets of Two – Tying It All Together.


Serving Others Along The Road: Revealing Christ's Love Through Holiness, Frank M. Moore Jan 2004

Serving Others Along The Road: Revealing Christ's Love Through Holiness, Frank M. Moore

Books and Manuscripts – Theology

Book four in the Holy Life Bible Study Series.

Full text available: Study 1 -- In the World But Not of It

Contents: In the World But Not of It – Salt, Light, Yeast – Leave the Altar and Report to Work – Taking Risks for God – A Lifestyle of Service – Keeping a Light Touch – Investing in the Kingdom – Your Unconscious Influence – Offering Deliverance – Sharing My Faith – Making Disciples – Tying It All Together.


Wesleyan Holiness Studies Center Bulletin 11:1 (Spring 2003), Wesleyan Holiness Studies Center Jan 2003

Wesleyan Holiness Studies Center Bulletin 11:1 (Spring 2003), Wesleyan Holiness Studies Center

Bulletin

No abstract provided.