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Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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"Lord, teach us to pray" : using the Myers-Briggs type indicator as a spiritual tool to enrich prayer life, Maryjo Landuyt

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A manual for a local church in Philadelphia on how to develop economic holistic ministry for community transformation, Brodie R. Mathis

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Communities of reconciliation : the base ecclesial community as minister of reconciliation to the gangs of El Salvador, Timothy B. McConville

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"Except you ravish me": the images of Christ as courtly knight, bridegroom, and mother of the soul as woven through the religious love lyric In a valey of this resles mynde, Eleanor G. McCullough

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A mission-based evaluation of a summer camping program for low-income youths: an examination of spiritual, personal and social outcomes, Jennifer L. McKay

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To what end medicine?: an examination of Christian bioethics and the nature of medicine, Jennie Anderson McLaurin

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Dependence in the wilderness: learning to glorify God in life's wilderness from the King of Israel and the King of Kings, Jeffery G. Newman

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Catholic responses to the liberal pluralist position : Karl Rahner's and Jacques Dupuis's theology of religions situated within the Church's teachings about Christian relations with other religions, Stephen Kha Manh Nguyen

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The power of the silenced : women, agency and conscientization in the Igbo church, Angela Ngozi Obu-Anukam

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An African reading of the prologue of the Fourth Gospel, Ferdinand Okorie

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Shalom : the role of truth telling in creating communities of racial reconciliation within institutions of Christian higher education, James J. Puglisi

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Is there still not three gods?: a critical analysis of Catherine Mowry Lacugna's appropriation of the trinitarian theology of the Cappadocian fathers, Charles David Raith

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Determining duty: the fate of Anglo-Protestant Indian missions after the Great Awakening, E Randall Sanders

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Empowering senior adults through the role of grandparenting, Leon B. Sanderson

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The integration of psychology and theology: exploring attitudes, training, and interdisciplinary collaboration within the academic setting, Graeme A. Saruk

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Preaching Jesus Christ in the Holy Spirit from the Old Testament prophetic books for the Korean church, Jong Keun Seong

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The globalization of Christian missions : a historical study of CBInternational's response during the period of 1989-2004, Martin C. Shaw

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Paul's use of the Old Testament in Romans 9:6-29: God's judgment upon Israel's idolatry, Aaron Sherwood

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He dwells with us: a neocharismatic soteriology, Jon Christian Stovell

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Program design of an educational seminar for pastors and church leaders: a socio-structural model for domestic violence prevention, Karla Annette Torres

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Defender of divine revelation: Timothy Dwight's arguments for the Bible's authenticity and divine inspiration, Aaron John Werner

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The metaphysical narrative of creation in the theology of Jürgen Moltmann, Bob Zurinsky

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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A synthesis of Jonathan Edwards's thoughts on theodicy and its pastoral implications, M. Jay Bennett

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Faith and reason as a missiological problem in a postmodern world, Sandra Gintere

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Outpourings of the divine : holy oils and anointings in The ecclesiastical hierarchy of Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite, Douglas Joel Hadley

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Blessing and sending the church into the world for the sake of the world, using congregational blessings as a missional enterprise, Michael Harbour

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The "commander's" message in Joshua 5:13-15: its narrative purpose and theological significance for Israel, John M. Harman

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She must and shall go free: Paul's Isaianic gospel in Galatians, Matthew S. Harmon

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The gifts of healing : one way God sanctifies us toward spiritual wholeness, Susan Harrington

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A critique of Colin Gunton's appraisal of Augustine's trinitarianism, Steven J. Heinrichs

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The two hands of God: implications of the filioque for theology of religions, Michelle Janée Howard

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Paul, apocalypticism, and the law: the impact of the Christ-event upon adherence to the Jewish law in Galatians, Jeffrey Ryan Jones

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A study on the effect of counseling preaching in relation to the pastoral context in the twenty first century, Hyung Joon Jun

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A call to spiritual formation: learning spiritually formative practices for the leaders of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Kelvin J. Kelley

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A manual for developing a healthy multiethnic leadership team for urban church planting, Kyuboem Lee

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Contextual and behavioral factors in disciple-making, Robert C. McNabb

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A biblical theology of prayer: the language of sonship in the light of the gospel, Joseph A. Mullen

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The New Jerusalem as God's palace-temple: an exegetical study of the Eden-temple and escalation motifs in Rev 21.1-22.5, Tze-Ming Quek

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Guiding toward independence: the Borneo Evangelical Mission and the planting of the Borneo Evangelical Church, Gary Dean Roosma

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A comparison of traditional and emergent small group ministry approaches, John Mark Rutter

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The church's role in caring for intellectually disabled persons and their families, Barry M. Somerville

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An examination of the relationship between the priesthood and the law in Hebrews 7, Martin Corry Spadaro

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A love-informed fiction: Charles Williams's romantic theology in his novels, Beth Marie Stovell

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Establishing a ministry to the bereaved in a local church, Fred H. Strasser

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Equipping leaders to facilitate spiritual, relational, and emotional healing in Healing care groups, Donna Thomas

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A healing of memories ministry in a local church, William G. Thornton

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Law and sin: an Edenic nexus?: a study with reference to 1 Corinthians 15:56 and the catalytic operation of the law, Chris Alex Vlachos

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Dualism and the worldview of second-generation Korean American college students, Young Shik Yun

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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The relationship of faith and physical healing in Jesus' miracles, Todd Jason Baker

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Echoes of Scripture in the Letter of Paul to the Colossians, Christopher A. Beetham

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Training church planters of Vietnam Christian Mission, John G. Bernard

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Adolescent attachments to parents and peers in relation to aspects of psychological well-being and social competence: a meta-analysis, Lucas O. Bossard

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The relationship of spirit baptism to union with Christ, Mark D. Brock

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Training Kenyan church planters for the harvest: a formative evaluation of a training program for the Africa Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Robert L. Carr

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Dialogue between Jesus and the Samaritan woman in John 4:1-42 : challenges for interreligious dialogue and proclamation today, Reba Veronica D'Costa

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Antisemitism and the Judaistic Paul: a study of I Thessalonians 2:14-16 in light of Paul's social and rhetorical contexts and the contemporary question of antisemitism, Brenton D.G Dickieson

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Living waters: an invitation to contemplative spirituality for the Quail Springs Church of Christ, Wyatt E. Fenno

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His spear through my side into Luther: Calvin's relationship to Luther's doctrine of the will, Matthew C. Heckel

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A father's final charge: the projected, ideal son of the regnal charge pericopae, I Kings 2, I Chronicles 22 & 28, Michael J. Ives

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Experiencing Christ through our curriculum : determining the effective components of the inner healing prayer small groups course to promote personal inner healing in formational counseling Doctor of Ministry students at Ashland Theological Seminary, Jerrolynn D. Johnson

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A curriculum designed to equip leaders in developing church and community-based youth ministries that impact urban communities, Kimberlee A. Johnson

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Creation, fall, redemption : a theology with an Asian accent, Yeon-Jeong Kim

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The Lord's supper in the theology of John Wesley, Charles Finney, and Stanley Horton: a Wesleyan, Holiness, and Classical perspective, Roy D. Kindelberger II

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"Flesh that needs to be loved": a Christian dialogue with Toni Morrison's Beloved and Paradise, Joy-Elizabeth Fledderjohann Lawrence

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Church, culture, and the Kingdom: a critique of dispensational ecclesiology in consideration of missional church theology, David Paul Leong

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The [TELEIOS] as a goal of Pauline spiritual formation, Tony Lin

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Spiritual transformation in persons with developmental disabilities in l'Arche community: koinonia as a vehicle for metanoia, Miral Luka

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Christ's mediatorial function in God's giving of verbal revelation to man throughout all ages, Troy Manning

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The religious syncretism in The Matrix: a dialogue and critique with logos theology, Daniel McGregor

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The Gentile mission in Old Testament citations in Acts: text, hermeneutic, and purpose, James A. Meek

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Beyond conversion : developing church leaders for holistic evangelism in the community of evangelical churches in Rwanda, Pauline Mukeshimana

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Evangelical and feminist?: an evaluation of Nancy Hardesty's assessment of the relationship between Evangelicalism and the Woman's Rights Movement in nineteenth-century America, Bethany Wade Murphy

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Jesus the healer : a basis for inculturation in Africa, Singini I. Nacidze

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Building bridges and crossing rivers: a primer for training church leadership within the Church of God denomination or congregations to do effective ministry in culturally diverse communities, Sean S. O'Neal

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St. Teresa of Avila: the manifestation of suffering in prayer, Eureka People

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Saint Basil the Great's use of Scripture in On the Holy Spirit, Kenneth James Reid

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A biblically-based charismatic theology : an outline, Jon Ruthven

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Epistemological necessity of Christocentric soteriology: a defense of religious particularism in the theology of Jonathan Edwards, Yoh Shirato

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An assessment of the effects of empowerment in the Mexican charismatic movement, Armida Belmonte Stephens

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Characteristics of church leadership that mobilizes lay people: a case study of ECWA churches in Nigeria, Philip Tait

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Peter's use of Joel 2:28-32 in Acts 2:16-21, Stephen Go Tan

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Preaching to Hong Kong immigrants in America, Cuong (Calvin) Tran

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Intimacy with God, James Welch

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The contributions of Oliver O'Donovan and William Werpehowski to the current debate over the personhood of the early human embryo, Benny Phang Khong Wing

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Pathways to passibility: the emergence of the 'suffering God' in twentieth century theology, Carolyn Jane Winter

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The righteousness of God in the Old Testament and its implication on justification, Terry T. Wong

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Dostoevsky as theologian in The idiot, Lisa Elaine Woodson

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An exegetical and theological study of Ezekiel 37:1-14, Mark Yelderman

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Integral pastoral care in Ghana : proposals for healing in the Asante context, Grabriel Amoateng-Boahen

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Enhancing the understanding of divine healing for the Order of Saint Luke the Physician chapter at Indian River City United Methodist Church in Titusville, Florida through a study of the healing concepts found in the book of Psalms, Margaret Lynn Bellows

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"The triumphal entry" in Mark: reading Mark's presentation of the triumphal entry of Jesus in the light of Greco-Roman and Jewish entry customs, Brian George Burtchett

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The healing ministry of the word : a critique of Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos' therapeutic ecclesiology based on St. John Chrysostom's homily on the Good Samaritan, Noah Forest Bushelli

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An examination and evaluation of Bernard of Clairvaux's use of Scripture in the development of his theology of desire, Ser-Choon Chong

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Models, metaphors, and multivalent contextualizations : religious language and the nature of contextual theology, Marc Cortez

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Giving sorrow words: turning mourning into dancing: improving the quality of life of terminally ill children, adolescents, and adults through the use of therapeutic videography, Timothy D. Cranfill

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"Love is the measure" : the lives of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton as counter-cultural models of the church, Thérèse A. Cullen

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The significance of [PROTOTOKOS] in the Colossian Hymn, Ryan J. Doyle

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Christian friendship and adelphopoiesis, Peter Drobac

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Bonhoeffer for the missional church: an exposition and critique of the missional church movement's ecclesiology in light of the ecclesiology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Patrick S. Franklin

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Improving teaching effectiveness in a bible college class by implementing a theology of pedagogy, John A. Greenlee