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Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Believers' demonization, a doctrinal evaluation, Bruce William Guckelberg

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Antislavery clergy in antebellum Kentucky, 1830-1860, Luke E. Harlow

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Leadership and the life of God: distribution of ministerial gifts and leadership practices at the Quail Springs Church of Christ, Robert Mark Henderson

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Searching for Pentecost: the origins and development of modern doctrines of spirit baptism, Jason A. Johansen

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Contextual teaching of soteriology amongst the Central Bantu of Kenya, Paul M. Kamunge

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Towards a spirituality of healing and reconciliation in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Kamanzi Kasanziki

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Domestic violence: a pastoral response guide, Margaret M. Leddy

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Prophetic symbolism, or purifying zeal?: an assessment of N.T. Wright's view of the temple incident in the ministry of Jesus, Chang Woo Lee

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The Christological and ecclesial pacifism of Stanley Hauerwas: Lutheran analysis and appraisal, Joel D. Lehenbauer

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The Church as the family of God in the praxis and ethics of reconciliation and peacemaking in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lievin Engbanda Lingonge

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Perceptions of psychological distress of Chinese-American Christians by leaders in one urban Chinese-American congregation, Jane Mann

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A biblical pastoral approach to the problem of suffering in India, Fiorello Mascarenhas

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Training mid-career missionaries for team ministries: evaluation of an international mission board program in Southern Africa, Robert E. Morris

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The role of women in the Church of East Africa : focus on women empowerment, Leocreatia L. Muganda

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Christology in the four Gospels: a biblical response to the teaching of open theism, Tae Soo Park

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Feeding upon the Word of God : the exegesis of John 6:31-58 in the writings of Origen, Vitalijs Permjakovs

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The Beatitudes in moral theology: the contribution of Servais-Th[eodore] Pinckaers, O.P., Hung Pham

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The attitude of the Russian Orthodox Church abroad toward non-Orthodox Christians and the ecumenical movement (1920-1964) : an historical evaluation, Andrei V. Psarev

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The essential role of wonder in theological reflection, Janis B. Saville

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The role of prayer houses in Korean immigrant church growth, Wah Rang Shin

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The use of the Old Testament in the book of Acts, Mark Shiraki

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An examination of the relationship between religiosity and depression and suicide for low-income, urban African American adolescents, Christopher A. Summers

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The role of faith and reason in Thomas Aquinas's epistemology, Jonathan M. Waita

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Sacred space : God's architectural design for God-centered worship, Malachy Marie Williams

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Servant discipleship in the gospel of Matthew, Thomas G. Yoakum

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Preparing your heart for marriage, Ernest H. Baker

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Contextualizing the Gospel: comparing Paul's methods in Athens and Corinth, David M. Ballast

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From the beginning : gender and the theology of the body, Fred L. Bittle

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When time shall be no more : the happy conjunction of theoretical physics and biblical cosmology, Anthony L. Blair

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An analysis of the Church of God Theological Seminary's role in developing leaders for the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennessee, David C. Blair

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Sacramental elements of creativity in the work of Dorothy L. Sayers, S. Burtis Bradley

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Happiness or eudaimonia?: the reasonable expectations for the Christian life as represented in John Wesley's doctrine of Christian perfection, Debra Joy Erickson

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One-anothering model of Biblical counseling in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ghana, John Kofi Futagbi

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Mission and kenosis: discovering, classifying and evaluating contemporary missiology's understandings of mission and its appropriation and use of the self-emptying of Christ in Philippians 2:7, Daniel Nathan Harmelink

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An analysis of the International House of Prayer's teaching and practice on intercessory prayer, Bryan L. Hudkins

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Pastoral priorities in healing a church split, Harold B. Irvine

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Constructing Christian rites of passage that enhance community in East African churches, Muhia M. Karianjahi

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Signs of grace: Charles Sanders Peirce's semiotic, Jeremy Allan Keay

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Illumination in context: the Holy Spirit, culture and the communitarian motif in Stanley Grenz's theological methodology, Patty Keyuranggul

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Teaching healing prayer for the victims of sin, George B. Koch

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Culture and psychology: understanding Indian culture and its implications for counseling Asian Indian immigrants in the United States, Thomaskutty I. Kulanjiyil

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An analysis of the modern Evangelicals and Roman Catholics Together movement in light of the New Testament theology of unity, Curtis J. Lamansky

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Psychology serving the Chinese church: development of the support group for Chinese Christian women, Donna Ho Lee

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Developing a teaching of the Holy Spirit and the seminar of laying on of hands for those who are involved in a charismatic ministry at the Korean Ark Covenant Church, Jonah J. Lee

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The New Jerusalem imagery in the book of Revelation 21:1-22:5, SangBok Lee

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The Pauline concept of suffering in Philippians 3:10-11, Naomi Noguchi Reese

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The influence of Platonic and Aristotelian philosophy on the evangelism of C.S. Lewis, Tim Ryan

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Receiver, bearer, and giver of God's Spirit: Jesus' life and mission in the Spirit as a ground for understanding christology, Trinity, and proclamation, Leopoldo Antonio Sanchez Merino

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Sharing Christian faith in a relativistic world: how Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod leaders can assist members in sharing their faith in a relativistic world, Philip John Schamehorn

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Discourse analysis and consolation in Philippians, Yancy W. Smith

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Exalted clergy, egalitarianism, or equipping?: implications for Christian leadership from Ephesians 4:11-12, Hank Voss

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An evaluative study of African Methodist Episcopal Zion and Christian Methodist Episcopal denominations' plan for church union, Ralph Vernal Washington

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The baptism of the Holy Spirit in John's gospel: with special emphasis on John 7:37-39, Gerald E. Wheaton

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Semantic coherence: theological conceptualization in Word of God communication, a discovery process in a confirmation class setting, Mark D. Whitsett

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Equipping the people of Nampa, Idaho First Church of the Nazarene to experience the healing presence of Christ in communion, Michael G. Wiebe

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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A reevaluation of the use of Isaiah 65:17 in Revelation 21:1 in dispensational hermeneutics, L. Kyle Abbott

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Oral history of Project Mexico : case study of a cross cultural Orthodox missionary effort, Nicholas L. Andruchow

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A literary and theological analysis of the book of Ezra, A. Phillip Brown II

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A qualitative survey of current practices in missionary candidate assessment, Roberta M. Chira

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Helping churches understand and overcome cultural challenges in making disciples, Daniel G. Clausen

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An appreciative examination and critique of Walter Brueggemann's theological anthropology as outlined in his Theology of the Old Testament: testimony, dispute, advocacy, Allen V. Doerksen

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Why pastor Johnny can't read Greek : the detriment of dumbing down curriculum in biblical languages, Sidney D. Dyer

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Moses the transgressor: identifying the sin of Moses in Numbers 20:1-13, Daniel Donald Fairholm

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No other starting-point: Karl Barth's rejection of natural theology, Kevin W. Hector

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Darby, dualism and the decline of dispensationalism, Ronald M. Henzel

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Soren Kierkegaard: an unlikely model for Christian apologetics, William Riley Hill

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Missiological communities of (dis)engagement: Benedictine monastic resources for modern team mission praxis, a fieldwork study of Benedictine communal life at Marmion Abbey, in Aurora, Illinois, Kyle A. Holton

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A model for developing a United Methodist mission church for the poor and homeless born out of Wesleyan/Methodist ethos and theology, D. Michael Houff

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A Biblical model for personnel development and conflict resolution in an organised ministry, Koodathinal John John

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The experienced impact of Wesleyan theology on pastoral burnout, Gary W. Jones

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John Wesley's philosophy of discipleship: its nature and relevancy for the modern church, Janet Kafkas

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"Let me tell you why God made ..." death: a philosophical development and critique of Capon's scientific and theological line of argument against sin as the cause of biological death, Nathan Edward Kowalsky

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God's sword : Luke's vision with the eyes of Ezekiel, Martin G. Kraus

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Issues and motivations in the fifth-century Christological debates, Vruce A. Lawrence

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Interpreting discontinuity: Isaiah's Tyre oracle, Reed Lessing

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Growing together through conflict: a biblical guide to facing conflict in marriage, John S. Light

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Characteristics, causes and cures of nominality in Africa : a case study of faith mission churches, Iliya Ben Majam

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Spirituality and healthcare: renewing old ties, forging new partnerships, Richard McCaughey

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Theology of mission in Matthew, Justin Kaine McElderry

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Assimilating singles into a family-focused church, Steve McLeod

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What if Einstein is right : implications to God and time, Craig Mitchell

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Mark Noll's historiography, Shawn Mosher

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A program evaluation of Marble Retreat: a psychotherapy program for clergy in crisis, Jo Ann K. Nishimoto

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The masters of the forest: the ethnic identity of the Aka Pygmies and its significance to the Aka Church, Paul Ohlin

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The Holy Spirit as the principle of ecclesial unity in the thought of Yves Congar, Lucian Paulet

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Noachic allusion and echo in James 3:1-12: implicatures of new creation eschatology, Benjamin J. Pehrson

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Liberation through service: the story of Hagar as a paradox, Gloria Mardelle Plain

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Shocked by Flannery O'Connor: the possibility of new endings, Richard Polson

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Training Russian lay pastors: important issues as identified by Russian church planters, Lawrence R. Sallee

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Short-term missions : a gateway to church renewal, Kevin Scherer

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Tracing the trajectory of the Spirit : gender egalitarians and biblical inerrancy, Glen G. Scorgie

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The art of pastoral care in the African American church, James F. Shumake

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The evangelical imagination: the implications of Hans Urs von Balthar's [sic] Christocentric aesthesis for a renewal of evangelical theology, Jay T. Smith

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An assessment of the role of narrative preaching in selected Indian churches in South Africa, Sambomurthie Sumadraji

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Union with Christ : Pauline Christological touchstone in Colossians 2:8-15, J.L. Terveen

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From brokenness to healing : a journey : pastoral care and the spirituality of people from Latin American who have suffered torture, Louis A. Vera

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The role of the intellect in eighteenth-century Evangelicalism and early Pentecostalism: a comparative study, Joseph W. Williams

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Freedom and the Holy Trinity : the Athanasian contribution, John M. Zebrun

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Birth pangs of the new creation, Jeffrey A. Carter

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"Real presence": a confession of the Lord's Supper : the origin and development of the term in the 16th century, Albert B. Collver