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    • Embrace or Ban? France and the Muslim Veil 

      Sudol, MacKenzie L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2012)
      The reasons behind the decision to ban the veil in public spaces in France are so numerous that one can only begin to understand all of the details. The decision to ban conspicuous religious symbols, mainly pertaining to ...
    • An Empire of Opression : Roman Use of Conquered Religions 

      Lane, Robyn (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2016)
      Religious syncretism was as common as war and imperialist expansion in the classical period. Greece started, providing an example of syncretism as part of political maneuvers, especially in Egypt. They would make other ...
    • An Exegesis of Matthew 5:3-16 

      Berrigan, Jerome William (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1997)
      The paper will be divided into three sections. The first (I), the introduction, will explore religion vs. idolatry; a few interpretative assumptions regarding the New Testament; explication of theological method and ...
    • The Experience of Loving Kindness: The Ultimate Concern in Thai Buddhism and Unitarian Universalism 

      Lake, Hilary J. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2006)
      "Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life." As a religion ...
    • An Experiential Summer: An Internship at Pretty Lake Vacation Camp 

      Morris, Brant Winfield (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2003)
      A senior individualized project (SIP) should be fun should be exciting, and, with my science background, should be spent in a lab researching. Lab is not my forte and being inside a building with no windows is not my idea ...
    • Fandom : a Third Space for Self-Expression and Community 

      Yaruss, Eleanor (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2020-11-01)
      In this paper, I will describe how fandoms serve as third spaces that exist outside of academic and religious spaces. These spaces simultaneously provide participants with similar resources and benefits that more traditional ...
    • Feminist Resistance: An Oral History of the Dworkin-MacKinnon Anti-Pornography Civil Rights Ordinance 

      Turner, Alicia M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1997)
      Everyday, men beat women. Men rape women. Men stalk, harass, assault, dismiss, degrade, abuse, and use women. Too often, men torture, mutilate, and murder women. In short, men systematically subordinate women in a variety ...
    • The Figure of Christ in Selected Gnostic Writings 

      Ciluffo, Jason D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1996)
    • Finding Hope in Rwanda: Christianity in Rwanda Before, During, and After the Genocide 

      Mack, Katerina E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2012)
      The battle for reconciliation, justice and peace in Rwanda will be an ongoing process and it is unsure whether it will ultimately be achieved. Yet, Rwanda will always remain a genocide that gives much information and ...
    • Forgiveness in the Catholic Church 

      Warner, Joseph M. (2009-03-03)
      By comparing religious and scientific perspectives, I hope to broaden the concept of forgiveness and demonstrate that both religious and scientific ways of knowing have something valuable to contribute to the overall ...
    • From Eve to Euodia : Women's Representations in Children's Bibles 

      Good, Emily (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2017)
      The children's Bibles recommended by the Mainline Protestant Churches for children between the ages of three and five have fewer female characters than male characters, and the women are often poor quality representations. ...
    • From Limited Tolerance to Political Freedom: Religion in America between 1620 and 1820 

      Hoffmann, Rebekka A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1999)
      In this paper I will argue that religious diversity and the development of unique religious cultures in the various colonies along with the growth of the notions of tolerance and freedom resulted in the political ...
    • The Future of Christianity: From Rhetoric to Community 

      Rider, Caitlin C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2010)
      In her book, Sundays in America: A Yearlong Road Trip in Search of Christian Faith, author Suzanne Strempek Shea visits fifty-five different Christian churches, seeking - as her title states -"Christian Faith." But why? ...
    • Gender Formation and Transsexuality in Iran: Religious, Social, and Political Motivation 

      Pallone, Dallas (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2016)
    • Gendered Icons: Avalokitesvara of India, Guanyin of China, Tara of Tibet, and Kannon of Japan 

      Carter, Sheila Kushleen (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2016)
    • Green Islam: The Color of Environmentalism in Senegal 

      Cockram, Aya Patricia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2012)
      As we are faced with climate change, loss of biodiversity and other ecological problems we see many people, through every medium trying to counter environmental degradation. The realm of religion is no exception. Rabbi' ...
    • 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 ...
    • Harmonology : The Study of Harmony and The Apex of Eternity 

      Curran, Conall Roy (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2019-09-01)
      Harmonology is a religion that exists and, by all known accounts, has existed for eternity, regardless of size or form because, embedded within all histories both present and future, including oral, literary, metaliterary, ...
    • 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 Hidden Tradition: The Life, Works, and Influence of René Guénon 

      Schlaack, William (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2012-01-06)
      This paper will delve into some of the fundamental aspects of Guénon’s life, writings, and influence. Due to the sheer number of books and articles that Guénon has penned, there will certainly be a lot of themes and ...