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The Influence And Legacy Of Deism In Eighteenth Century America, Tiffany E. Piland May 2011

The Influence And Legacy Of Deism In Eighteenth Century America, Tiffany E. Piland

Master of Liberal Studies Theses

This thesis project, The Influence and Legacy of Deism in Eighteenth Century America, examines deism’s impact as a theological system on American life and culture in the eighteenth century. Beginning with a basic definition of the term deism, a historical background is included. Next, the work of Galileo, Bacon, Newton, and Locke is examined for its impact on eighteenth century thought as well as early deist writers such as John Toland, Matthew Tindal, and Lord Herbert of Cherbury.

Moving onto America in the eighteenth century, colonial newspaper articles, letters, and other documents are examined that contain references to deism ...


Cicero And St. Augustine's Just War Theory: Classical Influences On A Christian Idea, Berit Van Neste Apr 2006

Cicero And St. Augustine's Just War Theory: Classical Influences On A Christian Idea, Berit Van Neste

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The theology of Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, and the origin of his theory of Just War are subjects of serious scholarly debate. Just War involved the use of the state army to eliminate heresy by killing heretics who refused to convert to mainstream Christianity. The purpose of this paper is to argue that Augustine primarily based his theory of Just War on Cicero's own theory of Just War.

Augustine was quite heavily influenced by Cicero. He credited Cicero with his own conversion to Christianity. He drew heavily from Cicero's works as a basis for many of his ...


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 3, Don Yoder, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Paul R. Wieand, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Herbert H. Beck, Edna Eby Heller, Vincent R. Tortora, Frances Lichten Apr 1997

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 3, Don Yoder, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Paul R. Wieand, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Herbert H. Beck, Edna Eby Heller, Vincent R. Tortora, Frances Lichten

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Two Worlds in the Dutch Country
• Belsnickel Lore
• Carpet-Rag Parties
• Quilting Traditions in the Dutch Country
• Lititz
• Lititz Specialties
• Amish Funerals
• Pennsylvania Redware
• Scratch-Carved Easter Eggs
• Fractur From the Hostetter Collection


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 2, Nancy Kettering Frye, Jean-Paul Benowitz, Amos Long Jr., John A. Milbauer Jan 1997

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 2, Nancy Kettering Frye, Jean-Paul Benowitz, Amos Long Jr., John A. Milbauer

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• "An Uncommon Woman" in the Age of the Common Man: The Life and Times of Sarah Righter Major
• Maintaining Mennonite Identity: The Old Order Church in Pennsylvania and Virginia
• The End of an Era: The Last One-Room Public Schools in Lebanon County
• Pennsylvania Extended in the Cherokee Country: A Study of Log Architecture


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 1, Jean-Paul Benowitz, John Lowry Ruth, Paula T. Hradkowsky, Monica Mutzbauer Oct 1996

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 46, No. 1, Jean-Paul Benowitz, John Lowry Ruth, Paula T. Hradkowsky, Monica Mutzbauer

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Mennonites of Pennsylvania: A House Divided
• "Not Only Tradition, but Truth": Legend and Myth Fragments Among Pennsylvania Mennonites
• Mennonite Women and Centuries of Change in America
• "It is Painful to Say Goodbye": A Mennonite Family in Europe and America


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 3, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Elaine Mercer, Kenneth E. Kopecky, Eric O. Hoiberg, Gertrude E. Huntington, Marilyn E. Lehman, Samuel S. Stoltzfus, William B. Fetterman, Bernadette L. Hutchison, John W. Friesen Apr 1994

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 3, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Elaine Mercer, Kenneth E. Kopecky, Eric O. Hoiberg, Gertrude E. Huntington, Marilyn E. Lehman, Samuel S. Stoltzfus, William B. Fetterman, Bernadette L. Hutchison, John W. Friesen

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Old Order Amish
• Amish Quilts: Creativity Supported by Rules and Traditions
• Conflict: A Mainspring of Amish Society
• Occupational Opportunities for Old Order Amish Women
• The Amish Taboo on Photography: Its Historical and Social Significance
• Our Changing Amish Church District
• Images of the Amish on Stage and Film
• Amish Gardens: A Symbol of Identity
• The Myth of the Ideal Folk Society Versus the Reality of Amish Life


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 2, Nancy Kettering Frye, William B. Fetterman, Annette Lockwood Jan 1992

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 2, Nancy Kettering Frye, William B. Fetterman, Annette Lockwood

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Meetinghouse Connection: Plain Living in the Gilded Age
• Paul Wieand's Contributions to Pennsylvania German Folk Theater
• Amish Cottage Industries
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser Oct 1991

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 41, No. 1, Mary Lou Robson Fleming, Marianne Ruch, Steve Friesen, Robert P. Stevenson, Richard E. Wentz, Nancy K. Gaugler, Robin Clouser

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Jacob Maentel: A Second Look
• The Five-Plate Stove Revisited
• The Life and Death of an Appalachian Farm
• Henry Harbaugh, Quintessential "Dutchman"
• In Memoriam: William T. Parsons, 1923-1991


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 4, Theresa G. Saul, John L. Dochter, Henry Berkowitz, Linda Berkowitz, John Marshall, Shirley Marshall, Joseph L. Tognoli, Michael W. Rhode, Constantine Kermes, Judy Sweetland, Robert Legge, Kenelm Winslow Iii, Barry Mcfarland, Matthew Vardjan, Elaine Vardjan, John E. Stinsmen, Mark R. Eaby Jr. Jul 1990

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 4, Theresa G. Saul, John L. Dochter, Henry Berkowitz, Linda Berkowitz, John Marshall, Shirley Marshall, Joseph L. Tognoli, Michael W. Rhode, Constantine Kermes, Judy Sweetland, Robert Legge, Kenelm Winslow Iii, Barry Mcfarland, Matthew Vardjan, Elaine Vardjan, John E. Stinsmen, Mark R. Eaby Jr.

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Our Church
• Pig Roast
• Wooden Jointed Dolls
• Coal Jewelry
• The Pennsylvania Long Rifle
• The Mennonites
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• Blockprinting
• Dried Flowers, Wreaths and Baskets
• Broom Making
• Wood-Turning
• Moravian and German Stars
• A Plain Costume Primer
• Farewell to the Folk Festival Magazine


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 2, Wendy Everham, Lee C. Hopple, Ervin Beck, Juliana Bova, Grover M. Detwiler, Robert P. Stevenson Jan 1990

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 2, Wendy Everham, Lee C. Hopple, Ervin Beck, Juliana Bova, Grover M. Detwiler, Robert P. Stevenson

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Recovery of the Feminine in an Early American Pietist Community: The Interpretive Challenge of the Theology of Conrad Beissel
• A Religious and Geographical History of the Shakers, 1747-1988
• Indiana Amish Family Records
• Eel for Christmas: An Italian Tradition
• Recollections of Ninety-Two Years
• Those Old-Time Children's Days
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 33, No. 2, Joseph S. Miller, Hilda Adam Kring, Susan P. Martin, Elizabeth M. Safanda, William T. Parsons, Harold C. Miller, Amos B. Hoover Jan 1984

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 33, No. 2, Joseph S. Miller, Hilda Adam Kring, Susan P. Martin, Elizabeth M. Safanda, William T. Parsons, Harold C. Miller, Amos B. Hoover

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Children of the Spirit, Not of the Law: Themes in Anabaptist Theology
• Religious Symbols in a Symbol-less Society
• Games and Activities of the New Wilmington Amish School Children
• The Amish Quilts of Lancaster County 1860 to 1930
• Francis Daniel Pastorius, Public Servant and Private Citizen
• Life with Grandfather: Growing Up in a Plain Pennsylvania German Community in the 1920s
• A Tear for Jonas Martin: Old Order Mennonite Origins in Lancaster County