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    • Christian Ethics in the Inner City 

      Tardiff, Sherry; Thompson, John Mark (J. Mark), 1929- (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1964)
      This thesis is an attempt to show the traditional role of the Jewish-Christian religion as balancing social inequalities through man's fulfillment of his responsibilities to his neighbor. Both the Old Testament prophets ...
    • The Approach to the Bible in the Eastern Orthodox Church 

      Fisher, Allan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1965)
      The author explores the Eastern Orthodox Church through both classical and contemporary Biblical exegisis and through its liturgy.
    • The Nature of Religious Symbolism : Paul Tillich and His Critics 

      Goza, James D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1965)
      The author reviews Paul Tillich's concept of religious symbolism and then considers the opinions of two of Tillich's critics: Henry Nelson Wieman and George Henri Tavard.
    • The Theology of Paul Tillich in Relation to Contemporary Church Architecture 

      Heming, Barbara (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1966-01)
      To show how the theology of Paul Tillich relates to modern church architecture, this paper will be divided into four main sections. In the first, theology and culture will be discussed. Religion, as Tillich refers to ...
    • An Analysis of The Church of the Saviour in Washington, D.C. Using the Theological Criteria Developed by Paul Tillich 

      Geist, Christine Lynn (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1967)
      This paper is based on an eight week study of the Church of the Saviour in Washington, D.C. In it I have attempted to discover the source of the dynamic life of this church. The observations made during that period ...
    • Three Contemporary Positions on the Christian Attitude toward Non-Christian Religions 

      Spiro, Carol Maurine, 1946-2015 (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1968)
      For all practical purposes the majority of this paper concerns an examination rather than an evaluation of three well-known authors. My reaction appears hopefully only in the third section, but I would add that my conclusions ...
    • The Role of Symbolism in the Thought of Alfred North Whitehead 

      Wingard, Marcia Jean (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1968)
      In order to explicate the nature and function of symbolism so as to make possible more effective and intelligent use of it, I have undertaken a systematic presentation of the doctrine of symbolism of Alfred North ...
    • A Comparison of the God Is Dead Theology of Thomas J.J. Altizer and the Ring Operas of Richard Wagner 

      Marr, Robert Barie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1969)
    • H. Richard Niebuhr: A Theory of the Church 

      Lester, David F. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1969)
      In the following discussion I have attempted to enter into the thought of Richard Niebuhr as it is presented in five of his works and to present it as faithfully as I could. I can only hope that the beliefs and ideas ...
    • The Reality of the Sacred in the Understanding of Mircea Eliade and Teilhard de Chardin 

      Orr, Lauren (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1970)
      lt is the purpose of th1s paper to discuss and compare the answers each of these men has found for the predicament of modern man and to examine to what extent each has truly encompassed the heart of Christianity.
    • Pascal's Theology as Seen in the "Pensees" and the "Provincial Letters" 

      Vogt, Susan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1971)
    • An Analysis of the Demonic 

      Mohney, Marvin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1975)
      The reasons behind my choosing "An Analysis of the Demonic" as subject of my S.I.P. research were varied. Undoubtedly, I was strongly influenced by the presentation of the late Dr. Daniel Day Williams at the Kalamazoo ...
    • The Role of Women in the Old Testament Apocrypha 

      Damon, Debra A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1976)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of women in the Old Testament Apocrypha. It is extremely important in this age of feminist movements to understand the religious heritage afforded us by the many women ...
    • A Study Into the Breakdown of Coalition Formation in Israel's First Knesset 

      Macdonald, John M. (1977)
      The state of Israel, at this writing, has existed for twenty-nine years. In those twenty-nine years the ruling government coalition has fallen eighteen times. (Arian, 1975, 31) Three times, the fall has been so complete ...
    • Human Wholeness: Its Loss and Recovery 

      Gatlin, Dallas (1977)
      Man yearns for a sense of completeness, integrity, and well being; an awareness that he is fulfilling his human destiny. He sometimes experiences this "wholeness" in moments when life seems full of purpose, when he feels ...
    • The Bible and Christianity Today 

      Loughhead, Beth C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1978)
      Many Christians believe that the Bible contains the words of God while others feel it expresses the Word of God. Such divergence of attitudes towards the Bible indicates that different Christians maintain different r ...
    • An Overview of the Religion in Eastern Kentucky 

      Jeffers, Jeanine (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1979)
      In the spring of 1978, I spent three months living and working at Buckhorn Children's Center located in the heart of the beautiful hills and valleys of Eastern Kentucky. It was there that my interest in the religion of ...
    • A Study of Kibbutz Living: Experiencing Jewish Community and Analyzing Jewish Identity 

      Stevens, Catherine L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1979)
      This study examines the modern striving of the Jewish people in the new State of Israel. It was my privilege to be accepted for a work-study program (Ulpan) at Kibbutz Merchavia for the time period between July 1978-November ...
    • A Healing Experience 

      Moore, Janet (1980)
      At the end of the fall quarter, I was inspired to do two things: to continue my study of Paul Tillich's theology, and to write poetry. These two rather diverse interests were drawn together in several ways. For throughout ...
    • The Parables as a Means of Communication 

      Boyte, Kelly Suzanne (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1980)
      This paper will discuss the communicating aspect of the parables -- why they so effectively communicate, and what it is they communicate. The paper will begin with a survey of parable interpretation, because the parable ...