Religion and Theology
Church’s discipline of adherents, worship, membership standards, texts, fellowship, traditions, future.
Religious significance, features, colors, content (Biblical stories), cost, in 12th-13th Cent.
This paper examines the reason the prophets John the Baptist and Elijah were sent by God to proselytize.
Explores contradictions in Chinese religion, life & philosophy of Confucius, impact (progress vs. status quo).
Attempts to answer the question of how a non-monotheistic religion, such as Jainism, offers a credible alternative to a monotheistic religion, such as Christianity.
An analysis of the short story with specific attention to its comparison with the Bible.
This paper charts the background of the medieval bestseller, the illuminated and illustrated “Book of Hours” and measures its worth as social status indicators.
The debate surrounding homosexuality and Christianity and its implications for society.
A detailed analysis of the passage in ‘John 21;1-14’ in eight parts including text criticism, historical background, context analysis, literary analysis, literary technique evaluation, exegesis, hermeneutics and theological significance.
This paper examines the purpose for Jesus’ pain in his human earthly being.
This essay examines O’Neils’ use of biblical themes to highlight the destructive power of improper desires in “Desire Under the Elms.”
Religious, cultural, historical, artistic, iconographic significance of protective Buddhist deity & his cult in Khotan in Chinese Central Asia.
A classification of the different types of sins and the idea behind them
This paper analyzes sibling rivalry relationships, drawing on specific case studies taken from the” Book of Genesis.”
Reviews work on practical & conceptual connections between modern science & mysticism, Western & Eastern approaches to reality, focusing on the need for balance between the two.
Exegesis of Old Testament book’s meaning, significance to Jewish history & faith, human-God relationship, critical analysis, importance of Torah, role of Moses.
A discussion on the possibility of a single system of faith in the world for everyone.
The paper studies the history and beliefs of theologist, Martin Luther, the founder of the Lutheran Church.
A discussion on the Catholic Church’s burial practiced rituals.
Examines views of Biblical authors & utilitarian philosopher on morality of killing a human being.
Critical review of work on the development of faith as a process & response to individual’s formative development.
The following essay discusses what Christ expects of a Christian today.
A discussion on the division between church and state over the role of the American government in the religious convictions of its people, and vice versa.
Critical review of biography of 19th Cent. Amer. religious cult leader Robert Matthews.
Mission system as failed effort to colonize state, convert Native Amer., control land & labor through religion, politics & economics.
The author explores prayer, weekly Sabbath, music, birth, death, marriage and many other things observed in the faith.
Historical, cultural & religious background & development of Islamic civilization in this era.
This paper analyzes the question of who is a Jew and why any definition is problematic.
Argues faith-based beliefs are unverifiable & noncognitive but meaningful in subjective, functional & moral terms.
The following paper examines the Bible’s use of parables and the way in which they explain complex concepts as well as serving as a deconstruction of what is being symbolized.
Significance & rituals of Jewish festival celebrating liberation from Egypt, in historical & Biblical contexts.
Critical review of work on Martin Luther’s Reformation efforts for the poor & implications for modern theological & social issues.
This paper discusses that Christianity teaches man to believe in one Supreme Being who is the sole Creator of the Universe.
A discussion on how Constantine had some bearing on Christianity; the formation of single unified Roman Orthodox Church.
Exegesis of New Testament Book: Greek vs. Hebrew meanings, Jesus’ Jewishness, political & social contexts, God’s will vs. human wisdom, healings, mysticism, discipleship. Includes outline.
An overview of the uses and effects of materialism, Westernization, Christianity and modernization on religious life in Asia (India and Thailand).
Critical review of theological & cultural study of roles & meaning of rituals as vital part of human life.
A discussion of four stories of Boccaccio’s `Decameron` which he used as a tool to criticize aspects of his society, especially the church.