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    • Roles of Women in the Old Testament and the Apocrypha 

      Keeler, Carol (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1981)
      The intent of this project has been to present a series of essays on the roles of women as portrayed in the Old Testament and Apocrypha as a primary exploration of the roots of some of these attitudes. This paper does ...
    • Lives That Are Lived with God: Fiction for a Religious Understanding 

      Dean, Jason (1982)
      In our secular age the struggle for justice has been isolated from an acknowledgment of the presence of God. At the same time, thought about God has been disjoined from history. I do not think that these are ...
    • The Crucified Messiah: A Study in Pauline Theology 

      Schafer, Leah (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1982)
    • The Wilderness 

      Thompson, John Mark (J. Mark), 1929-; Schmeichel, Waldemar, 1938-; Spencer, John B., 1919-1987 (Kalamazoo College, 1982)
      The 1980 Homer J. Armstrong Lectures featured three members of Kalamazoo College's own religion faculty -- Dr. John B. Spencer, Dr. J. Mark Thompson, and Dr. Waldemar Schmeichel. Speaking on the theme of "The Wilderness," ...
    • The Theology of St. Paul 

      Wallace, Kenneth Arthur, III (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1985)
      The purpose of this project is to try to better understand the theology of St. Paul, a theology that stems from the question, "What does the Christ event mean for humanity?" It should be noted that for the purposes of ...
    • The Systematic Theology of Paul Tillich and His Doctrine of the Church 

      Owens, Paul (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1986)
      The main purpose of this paper is to examine Paul Tillich's doctrine of the church. However, understanding his doctrine of the church is not possible without first understanding his systematic theology as a whole and his ...
    • Athanasius and the Arian Controversy 

      Mayer, Mary Jane (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1986)
      This paper was divided into three parts. In the first part, I introduced the issue, and also the setting and the characters that took part in the controversy. Lastly in this section I explained the different methods ...
    • The Darkness and the Clearness: Theological and Psychological Implications of Sin and Grace 

      Riedel, Jonathan David (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1987)
      If we wish to understand life we must ask questions, questions that reflect an avoidance of easy answers or convenient moralizing, particularly if the questions have to do with the health and the disease of the human ...
    • The Savior Made Her Worthy: The Gnostic Faith and Its Implications for a Modern Feminist 

      Steiner, JoHannah (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1990)
      In the first part of this paper, I will discuss the conflict between gnosticism and orthodoxy, centering upon their divergent interpretations of the life and meaning of the risen Jesus as the Christ. I will also discuss ...
    • Control of the Will: Philosophical and Theological Reflections 

      Learned, Douglas A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1990)
      In the following chapters I will discuss the issue of Free Will. Instead of focusing on whether we have free will in an objective sense - trying to come to a better understanding of how we are or are not in control - I ...
    • Possessed of Seven Devils: Images of the Magdalene in the New Testament, The Apocrypha, and Gnosticism 

      West, Emily Blanchard (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1991)
      We have now seen how a minor biblical figure, that of Mary Magdalene, has been vastly reinterpreted by no less than four major religious traditions, all associated with the Western Church. There is the popular Mary Magdalene, ...
    • Revelation, Reason and Spiritual Response: A Study in Evangelical Apologetics 

      Mason, W. Jeffrey (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1992)
      The overview of this project has been to look at current evangelical theology and examine and reflect upon the position of the Bible, its authority, its role as revelation and as human witness to revelation, as well as ...
    • Moral Development and Education in College Students 

      Swiftney, Tessa E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1992)
      The intent of this project is to examine the increasingly vital role that college student personnel plays in the moral development of college students. A general discussion of the terminology used both in the profession ...
    • connections: A Refleciton on the Role of the Parish Minister as a Provider of Postoral Care 

      McLemore, Stephanie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1992)
      Seward Hiltner, developer of the CPE program, created a learning experience in the hospital setting because he believed that the best way for seminary students to test out theories of pastoral theology was to view them ...
    • The Christian Obligation to Peacemaking: The Isolation of the Church 

      Korten, Curt (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1993)
      While the writings of theologians are important, they lack a relevance to the status quo. Their thoughts while interesting are merely thoughts. They had no direct bearing(that I can see) upon my life, my church, or my ...
    • Ministry to the Youth of Today's Inner Cities 

      Davis, Herbert R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1993)
      In doing my Senior Individualized Project, I endeavor to place some ideas and techniques that are very essential to inner city ministry, in writing. The goal is to take gathered information and put it with practical ...
    • Cultural Foundations of Western Capitalism 

      Gerhard, J. Davey, III (1994)
      Capitalism is undoubtedly one of the most prevalent and successful systems of resource allocation which has existed throughout history. Because it has evolved over a period of centuries, and has experienced a long and ...
    • Building Bridges: Character Research and Acting Internship in Vampyr: The blood is the Life 

      Deshpande, Anjalee (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1994)
      My initial challenge was to connect with a character I found very foreign and outside of myself. As an actor, one is asked to play many roles that are opposing to one's personality or nature, yet there are a few special ...
    • Indian Women's Folklore : Kahanis from a Western Woman's Perspective 

      Dean, Sonja A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1994)
      The author analyzes the humorous and anectdotal genre of stories, "kahanis," associated with the festival of Mangala Gouri, focusing on the transmission of subservient and negative images of women.