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Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Bernard Lonergan's notion of authentic intersubjectivity as a key criterion for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue committed to the truth, Jason M. Renken

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Preaching the story behind the image: a narrative approach to metaphor for preaching, Justin Paul Rossow

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Healing prayer and rite : a necessary evangelistic activity for Hispanic ministry, Ruben Saenz Jr.

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Spiritual renewal in the Philippine context: interaction of Scriptures and reformed spirituality with Filipino spirituality toward personal and church renewal, Rodolfo B. Santos

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Karl Barth's doctrine of justification in relationship to John Calvin with regard to Roman's 3:21-26, Philip N. Soen

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Recognition, diversity and connectedness : re-contextualizing Rom 16:1-16 for the Peruvian church, Mila Aimee Diaz Solano

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For the joy set before us: grief counseling in the light of the kingdom of heaven, Benton W. Taylor

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Community cohesiveness as a factor in successful urban outreach, James Carl Tino

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An eclectic Christian apporach to a counseling ministry of healing and wholeness, Robert L. Titus

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The role of religious and spiritual transformation as components of healing from dissociative identity disorder associated with Satanic ritual abuse, Victoria A. Tucker

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Basil and the art of shepherding in fourth century Asia Minor : an examination of his epistolary ministry, Jacob Nathaniel Van Sickle

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A comprehensive analysis of Brooke Army Medical Center's mid-week prayer and healing service, Thomas B. Vaughn

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Two perspectives on spiritual depression: a comparison of Joseph Symonds' The case and cure of a deserted soul, and St. John of the Cross' Dark night of the soul, David Chou-Ming Wang

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Preparing mission students to do contextual theology, Andrew R. Wood

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A healing community for Millennials : developing a model for resolving identity crisis, Daniel W. Woodworth

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Preaching the gospel in Korea: a critical analysis of the contextual theologies of shamanism and Minjung, JongPil Yoo

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Tatian's Diatessaron and the passion chronology, Nicholas J. Zola

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Church unity in John 17, Paul Okoro Ashiegbu

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The influence of church leaders' relationship with God the Holy Spirit on the numerical growth of selected brethren assemblies in New Zealand, Lincoln R. H Badger

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Nonformal pastoral ministry training in the majority world: four case studies, John M. Balmer

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A discussion of the relational responsibility of individual believers : toward an integrated relational paradigm for mission, John Robert Beckett

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Compassion in the Asian context: the establishment of a home for disabled orphans, Cornelis van den Berg

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Recovering the feminine voice: the language of virginity in Methodius of Olympus, Ambrose of Milan and Hildegard of Bingen, Amy Kathleen Brown

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The Jewish matrix of New Testament Christology: a comparative analysis of the views on Christology of James D.G. Dunn, Larry W. Hurtado, and Richard J. Bauckham, Derek Ryan Brown

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Adapting principles of "family wellness" in the context of an African American church, Michael A. Brown

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The resurrection and Paul's pneumacentric gospel in Romans, Joshua A. J. Chalmers

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Beyond appearance : irony and the death of Jesus in the Matthean passion narrative (26:1-27:66), In Hee Cho

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Theological reconstruction in the People's Republic of China: the christology of Bishop K.H. Ting, Alexander Chow

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Monastic friendship in the late twelfth century: a critical study of Aelred's De spiritali amicitia, Kenneth Ki Kit Chu

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Evaluation of Campus Crusade for Christ's missionary training program in Romania, Daniel Joseph Clement

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An incoherent curse: the new atheism as inadequate theodicy, Ryan Dueck

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An investigation of changes in soldiers' mental health symptoms after deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan and changes in symptoms prior to deploying again, Susan J. Duma

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Revealing the [mystērion]: the use of mystery in Daniel and early Judaism with its bearing on First Corinthians, Benjamin L. Gladd

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"From Him, through Him, and to Him" : Gregory of Nazianzus' interpretation of a Pauline formula, Tyson L. Guthrie

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A critical examination of the traditionalist's position on rebaptism, Kevin J. E. Haan

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An exegetical investigation of the "Ask anything and you will receive" statements in Matthew 7:7 and 21:22, Leon Harris

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Training youth workers for vocational youth ministry: foundations for undergraduate youth ministry degree programs, Brian Keith Henderer

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Examining the concept of truth in Stanley Grenz's theology: assessing its influence on emerging evangelical, James D. Hoke

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The reconciliation process between the Greek Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine through the healing of memories, Jaroslav Jaššo

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Conversions and re-conversions in South Gujarat: an analytical study of the responses of the converts and re-converts in the context of persecution, Jayakumar

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The Spirit's witness: a historical and theological examination of the testimonium spiritus sancti internum, Barry D. Jones

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A study on the 1907 Korean revival in Pyeng-Yang according to its outward phenomena and inward theology, Jinook Jung

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A missiological ethnography : a descriptive study on the worldview and socio-cultural religious profile of Christian college students of the Youngnak Presbyterian Church of Tong-Hap, Seoul, Korea, Tae Kyoon Kim

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Membership decline crisis and proposed solutions for retention in the Central Congo United Methodist Church, Esaho Lokombe Kipuke

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Marriage of God, mission of God: a missiological paradigm based in the church as the bride of Christ bearing seed and producing fruit, Leroy H. Leach Jr

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A small group ministry through biblical counseling education, Myung Dong Lee

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Pornography and the church: an exploratory study of the impact of Internet pornography use and what churches are doing to minister to those who view sexually explicit material on the Internet, Joshua D. Lefler

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Song of songs: living in the spirit of Genesis 2, Rosemary Kathleen Lynas

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Luther's two kinds of righteousness and his Wartburg Postil (1522): how Luther exhorted people to live Christian lives, Makito Masaki

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Amidst the great darkness : the practical missiology of Jonathan Edwards at Stockbridge, 1751-1758, Ian D, McFadden

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Without knowing good and evil: the moral epistemology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Eric Daryl Meyer

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An inculturated rite of anointing of the sick for the Cewa people of Zambia and Malawi : a Christ-like response to the needs of people with HIV/AIDS, Andrew Chenjerani Phiri

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Towards An Understanding Of Pain In Childbearing As A Biblical Metaphor, Anna E. Quarum

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Jesus' sacrifice death in an African context, Carl E. Rockrohr

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Protestant Christianity in the Indonesian context: colonial missions, independent churches and indigenous faith, Arnila Hevena Santoso

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Introduction of faith healing into American evangelicalism : a study of the life and influence of Dr. Charles Cullis, William E. Snider

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An articulation and evaluation of an emerging church ecclesiology, Laura Kathleen Springer

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Charism and collaborators in conversation : a case study, Jeanne Stewart

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Theological and missiological implications of contextualization: interdisciplinary analysis of the concept of context, Didzis Stilve

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An intercultural spirituality of borders-crossing : professed candidates of Vietnamese ancestry in multicultural religious formation in the United States, Binh Thanh Ta

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A manual for reviewing stereotype images of Jesus : reading some gospel narratives from a Cameroonian woman's perspective, Caroline B. Tangka

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The persecuted church: the case of the southern Peruvian Evanglical Church and Shining Path (1980-1992), Tyler Thigpen

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Echoes of Israel's idolatry in Acts 13:4-12 and its function in Luke's narrative, Alan Dennis Oswald Thorp

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Filipino kingdom workers : an ethnographic study in Diaspora missiology, Sadiri Emmanuel Tira

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Out of the formless void : a constructive theology of trauma and its relationship to communication, memory and personal identity, Danielle Elizabeth Tumminio

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Literary analysis of St. Maximos the Confessor's mystagogy of the church, Rami Wakim

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Reconciling divided peoples : a study of Luke 10:25-37 in light of the Church in China, Baoliang Wang

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Reading Zechariah with Zechariah 1:1-6 as the introduction to the entire book, Heiko F. Wenzel

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The communal nature of man in the image of God, Stephen J. Wilson

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Spiritual direction and domestic violence: a journey towards healing, Chlorine F. Wimberly

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Contextual formation : the challenge of forming lay ministers in the church of Hong Kong, Victoria Yeung

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Addiction and idolatry : self-renunciation, forgiveness and love, a healing meditation on the parable of the prodigal son, Steven P. Zorzos

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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The faithful one: a dogmatic argument for the coherence and necessity of the Christ's faith, R. Michael Allen

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The integration of North American short-term mission teams into long-term ministry efforts in Central America and Mexico, Daniel R. Bair

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The pastoral vision of St. Gregory the Great, Daniel Bethancourt

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Common stressors and coping resourses for single missionaries of the International Mission Board, Eric C. Bothur

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Important factors in pre-field and field-based preparation of missionaries serving with Cross and Crescent International, Herbert Brasher

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The New Testament prophet : a charismatic and social voice, Diane M. Brown

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Healing and deliverance in the church, Roberta W. Cabot

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At the heart of anthropology: Søren Kierkegaard and Walker Percy on the nature and shape of creational selfhood, Nathan Paul Carson

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A developmentally sound model for the treatment of traumatized children : formational prayer with children, Robin J. Chamberlain

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On the age of Christ-free sermons: considerations of Christology in sermons within the Korean evangelical church context, Junyoung Chung

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Bridging the gap: preparing the next generation of Pentecostal leaders for fruitful and fulfilling ministry in the twenty-first century, Richard F. Cook

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Strategies conducive to successful formation of independent second-generation Korean North American congregations, Leon M. Cymbaluk

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Paul's defense of his apostolic ministry in 2 Cor 2:14-7:4 as seen through his use of inclusive, exclusive and epistolary plurals, Kevin M. Duffy

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"Umunna bu ike" as ministry : contribution of indigenous Igbo values to emerging lay leadership in Nigeria, Cajetan E. Ebuziem

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Leadership development and relational patterns : the early church and the church in Zambia today, John M. Elliott

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The image of God: an integrative theology of personal identity with practical application for spiritual leaders, Richard Scott Franklin

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The contemplative foundations of genuine religious experience in the life and pastoral ministry of Jonathan Edwards, Darryl Robert Frayne

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The debate that changed the course of Christianity: Galatians 2:11-21, Jack Gibson

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"Very affecting and evangelical": Andrew Fuller (1754-1815) and the evangelical renewal of pastoral theology, Keith Shephard Grant

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Lesslie Newbigin's apologetic for the gospel in an incredulous society, Thomas Patrick Greentree

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Sicut Deus: theological anthropology in the early thought of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Robert Aillet Hand

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Determining the present and potential effectiveness of cell church components and models for missionary church planting in Japan, with reference to three interdenominational mission organizations, Patrick L. Hansen

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Developing a prayer ministry team equipped to minister physical and inner healing prayer, Jean Hess

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The spirituality of reconciliation in the postwar context : are forgiveness and reconciliation possible and necessary for the Vietnamese Americans?, Simon Thoi Hoang

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Reactive attachment disorder: helping adoptive parents think Biblically about attachment, Kevin Hollinger

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Discipleship of equals as Korean Woman's han-pu-ri, Bong Mi Jeong

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Ministry in the psychiatric unit : healing through forgiveness, Sung Nam Kim

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St. John Chrysostom's theology of Christian transformation, Pak-Wah Lai