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Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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A theology of religious change, David J. Zehnder

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Igbo tribal practices of reconciliation and forgiveness as a way of interpreting and sustaining the sacrament of reconciliation in the Nigerian church, Raymond E. Alaneme

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The Babwali and their forgotten journey of peace : a quest for reconciliation in a cross-cultural context, Gabriel L. Basuzwa

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Power, Greatness, And Glory In Mark 8:22-10:52, Nathan L. Brown

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Their lives and their blood cry how long?: a pastoral manual for the persecuted church in northern Nigeria, Ray C. Chukwura

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Healing songs : understanding and creating powerful music for the American church, Daniel Colin Creech

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The pastoral implications of the eucharistic ecclesiologies of Nicholas Afanasiev and John Zizioulas, Vitaly Dudkin

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Problems in a movement: towards a mutual hierarchy social model of the Trinity, Jeffrey Aron Dukeman

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The life-giving water : an environmental education approach as platform for teaching Christology in the context of Africa, Jeanne Linzenge Eloa

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Re-imagining the world through Christian discourse: reading Jacques Ellul's Ethics in the technological society, Kevin Carey Flynn

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Our hearts were burning within us : a shared Christian praxis approach to the teaching of homiletics, Camillus M. Foley

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The lament of a Davidic king: Jesus in Gethsemane (Mark 14:32-42), Jennifer Melena Gilbertson

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Dwelling place of the soul and mind : the role of the heart in the Macarian Homilies, Dean Gjorcheski

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Filled with his own glory: reclaiming the christological foundation of theosis, Kirsten Laurel Guidero

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Forming leaders through spiritual disciplines, Tim Gunnells

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Toward a full diachronic approach to New Testament lexicography, David Scott Hasselbrook

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Cut off from (one's) people: punitive expulsion in the Torah, G. Thomas Hobson

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Recapitulation and salvation in Irenaeus of Lyon, Jonathan Hoglund

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Qi and the Holy Spirit : a comparative study, Baozhu Hu

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Strategies and methods for evangelism among first- and second-generation Hindu diaspora in America, Anush John

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Dobson and democratization: extending Nathan Hatch's populist thesis in The democratization of American Christianity by comparison with contemporary evangelical authority James C. Dobson, Brett Ralph Klassen

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An exploration and comparison of the critical factors that have influenced Native North Americans on journeys into leadership, William Victor Kraske

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The TITIP program in Papua, Indonesia: an assessment, Margreet Harms Kroneman

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Eyes from the outside : Christian mission in zones of violent conflict, Kim Lamberty

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Reading 2 Timothy 1:1-18 devotionally in Greek, Weilun Liu

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A study of the effect of the practice of the presence of God on the growth of transformation in Christ-followers, Paul C. Lucks

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A literary-theological study of the nations in Isaiah 56-66, Matthew Jeremy Lynch

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Constructing a theology of mission in Cameroon, Hubert Valery Tchetche Mabou

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The spiritual vitality of indigenous monocultural missionaries in India associated with Missionary Upholders Trust, Rebecca K. Magnuson

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Understanding salvation: a canonical-theistic approach to soteriological theories applied to the work of Athanasius and Anselm, David Mahfood

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Soul cloaking: a strategy for Navy chaplaincy utilizing its religious ministry tasks as pre-evangelism, George James Mendes

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I love to tell the story : congregational narrative evangelism, Timothy Jacob Morrison

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Refiguring the past: a case study on the contribution of Paul Ricoeur's theory of narrative to the understanding of literary and historical knowledge in the Old Testament, David Nacho

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Gregory of Nyssa's hermeneutic of virtue, David Paul Aikins Ney

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The death of sympathy: the rhetorical and ethical progression in Uncle Tom's cabin, Kristin Joy Niehof

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Modern (major) challenges and new strategies for evangelical theological education in India with special reference to Bethel Bible College distance theological education program, Philip Samuel Palackatharayil

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Sing unto the Lord: the story of the revitalization of an old United Methodist church thrugh the introduction of gospel music ministry, Thomas Risager

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Holier Brethren: A Biblical Analysis Of The Implications Of Charismatic Doctrine In Brazil, Pierre G. Rosa

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Free will in Clement of Alexandria, Origen of Alexandria, Methodius of Olympus and Athanasius of Alexandria, Luis Joshua Salés

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An evangelical comparison of biblical demonology and Mayan spiritism practice, Jonathan Seabourn

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Impacting the spiritual well-being of recovering addicts from the Greater Piedmont Teen Challenge through inner healing prayer, Robert B. Shaw

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A missed paradim of Jesus' mission to the Gentiles in John 2-4, Edmond Ernest Shepard

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A cultural interpretation of Matthew 8:22, Tarsisius Sigho

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Shattered dreams and shattered vows: the lived experience of healing marital sexual betrayal in North American missionary women, Lisa M. Sinclair

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An evaluation of David Bebbington's thesis that evangelicalism's doctrines of faith and assurance are marked by discontinuity with Puritanism, James Edward Skidmore

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Spiritual formation in Uganda: a study of how Christians in Kisoro are being transformed in Christ's image, Kirk Slater

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The baptism in the Holy Spirit: understanding evangelical, non-Pentecostal perspectives on the issues of subsequence and initial evidence at Emmanuel College, Ashley Neil Smith

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Foundations of faith: television, the Ten commandments, and the Apostles' Creed, James Ray Teasdale

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Miraculous accommodation, otherworldly holiness: Gregory the Great's adaptation for medieval conversion, Gregory Lawrence Thiessen

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Understanding the will of God for the gentiles through the metaphorical language in the book of Isaiah, Luong Hao Tran

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Ministering to the minister's wife: preparation for life in the pastorate, Sheryl D. Trefsgar

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Towards a recontextualization of the logos theology in Justin Martyr : a Hispanic/Latino perspective, Jose Martinez Valenzuela

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Made in each other: John Scottus Eriugena's conception of the human person as a unifying vocabulary for trinitarian metanarrative and Anti-Cartesian phenomenology, Carey B. Vinzant

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The abiding guide: a study guide for Andrew Murray's Abide in Christ, Carlo Walth

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Healing the dualistic divide : towards an eschatological redemption of body and soul, J. Lena Horst Warren

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After pistis Christou: the faith of Jesus Christ in the Apostolic fathers, Michael Ray Whitenton

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The death of Christ in Lukan Christology and soteriology, Benjamin R. Wilson

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The practice of integrity in leadership: a comparative study of two CEO's in the light of Christian ethics as illustrated by Paul and his Corinthian epistles, Oon Beng Yeoh

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Biblical counseling and premarital education, Byung Guk You

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Towards a glocal faith: engaging in contextualization that is grounded in the gospel of Jesus Christ according to the Scriptures, Elaine Marie Yu

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The use of Yala proverbs (paremia) in communicating the gospel : a model for communicating the gospel in Africa, Michael Adoga

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Christian ecological responsibility : intimations of prophetic witness for the Church in the new millennium, Noreen Allossery-Walsh

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Jonathan Edwards's doctrine of imputed sin : 19th century southern Presbyterian accusations considered, Austin Todd Ariail

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Pain, pathos, and pedagogy : the positive value of suffering in St. Basil the Great's Hom. quod Deus non est auctor malorum, Michelle Mary Bahumian

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Origen's role in the formation of the New Testament canon, C. G. Bateman

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The thinking teen: an exploration, evaluation, and application of three apologetic strategies in commending the Bible to contemporary western adolescents, David Matthew Benson

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The elements that lead to a habitus of spirituality in the life of the deacon, Frank Berning

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George MacDonald's life and writing: a framework for the growing Christian life, Sarah Blasing

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The characterisation of Judas Iscariot: a study of his formation and interpretation by pre-modernist and modernist readers, Wayne Brighton

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Holy fire: a congregational training manual on the Holy Spirit in the preaching moment, Byron Lambert Brown

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Contours of a local theology in the Himalayas: contextualizing Christian theology to the circumstance of Tibetan Buddhism, Daniel Burgi

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Doing the good: Paul's means of virtue contrasted with his Jewish background, Benjamin Jeffrey Burkholder

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Dialectics of identity : African initiated churches in African pentecostal rhetoric, Augustine O. Duru

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"But you are all adelphoi": the Old Testament and Second Temple background for fictive sibling language in the New Testament, Benjamin Andrew Edsall

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"Faith credited as righteousness" : an evaluation of N.T. Wright's perspectives on justificaiton [sic] through Paul's use of Psalms 32 in Romans 4, Michael E. Erickson

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Discovering the relationship between short-term cross-cultural mission experiences and a long-term commitment to cross-cultural mission service, Timothy P. Evans

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Working through faith : understanding faith and works through the use of Genesis 15:6 by Paul and James, Jesse H. Everett

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Jesus as a healer : investigating the healing miracles of the Gospel of John and their background, Brittany Ann Flowers

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The impact of inner healing prayer on the upward journey, Benjamin Franklin

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Redefining the icon : the problem of innovation in the writings of Florensky, Ouspensky, and Kontoglou, Evan Freeman

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Evaluating the whirlwind: the American Lutheran theological interpretations of pre-war Nazi Germany, John P. Hellwege

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"One alone cannot be excellent": the theology and spirituality of beauty in the thought of Jonathan Edwards, Leslie Allison Herrmann

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King Mongkut's interactions with Christianity and the failure of early Protestant missionary efforts to convert the Siamese, Douglas Martin Hills

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Divine grace and the human will in St. John Cassian's thirteenth Conference, Ian C. Jones

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The iconology of visual representations of the relationship between apostles Peter and Paul : how and why is conflict changed to harmony?, Ana Karličić

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Elucidating the image of God: an analysis of the imago Dei in the theology of Colin E. Gunton and John (Jean) D. Zizioulas, Jeremy Hunt Kidwell

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The black civil rights movement and the Korean democratization movement : a comparative study of the two social movements, Byonsgung Lee

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Introducing urban missions to ethnic immigrant churches, James Jinseok Lee

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Baptism in the Syrian tradition : the first three centuries, Stephen R. Lilley

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Faith formation of children in the Malaysian Baptist English-speaking congregations : a Vygotskian approach, Rosalind Yeet-Wah Lim

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Reversion and syncretism among the Wimbum Baptists of Cameroon, West Africa: a missiological problem, Gabriel N. Massa

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Theme and structure in Isaiah 28-33 a unified and coherent reading centered on chapter 30, G. Vincent Medina

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Facilitating a biblical healing response to combat operational stress for selected sailors who have deployed to combat, Steven D. Mills

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Reversing trust and suspicion, integrating Ontology and Epistemology: a dialogue with Paul Ricoeur, Evangelicals, and outsiders, T. Greggory Monteith

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Participating in the priestly ministry of Jesus: an ontological and pneumatological approach, Timothy F. Moore

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'These are written': toward a cruciform theology of Scripture, Peter H. Nafzger

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The very heart of prayer: reclaiming John Bunyan's spirituality, Brian G. Najapfour

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The development of Pentecostalism in Ghana and its effect on Churches of Christ, Albert Douglas Ofori

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The Psalmist's covenantal appeal for justice: an exegetical study of Psalm 109 with suggestions about its liturgical function in the church's crucial response to injustice, Aran J. E Persaud

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Apocalyptic imagery as resistance discourse: an analysis of the Son of Man in Daniel 7 and 1 Enoch in relationship to Matthew 25:31, Robert G. Reid