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The wise man among the Corinthians : rethinking their wisdom in the light of ancient stoicism and studies on ancient economy.
Against recent trends, this dissertation argues that the divisive “wisdom” addressed in 1 Corinthians can be characterized most nearly as a Christian development of Stoic philosophy, espoused mainly by a few individuals ...
Rhetorical practice in Congress : a new way to understand institutional decline.
This dissertation examines a previously unexamined factor that may contribute to the recent decline in Congress, the historical development of congressional rhetoric. Chapter one begins by examining the relationship ...
Interweaving innocence : a rhetorical analysis of Luke's passion narrative.
At least three issues remain unsettled with regard to the interpretation of Luke’s passion narrative: (1) the sources that Luke employed when composing his narrative; (2) how best to translate δίκαιος in 23:47 and how this ...
The rhetorical construction of hacktivism : analyzing the Anonymous Care Package.
This thesis uncovers the ways in which Anonymous, a non-hierarchical, decentralized online collective, maintains and alters the notion of hacktivism to recruit new participants and alter public perception. I employ a ...