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Bayesian approaches to correcting bias in epidemiological data.
Bias in parameter estimation of count data is a common concern. The concern is even greater when all counts are not recorded. Failing to adjust for underreported data can lead to incorrect parameter estimates. A Bayesian ...
The effects of negative peer and media influences on adolescent religiosity.
Many researchers have demonstrated how peer influences can lead to increases in adolescent religiosity, but none have endeavored to examine the effects of media and peer influences that might lead to decreases in adolescent ...
"More desired than our owne salvation" : the roots of American Christian affinity for the State of Israel.
This dissertation seeks to show that popular American affinity for the State of Israel draws from the taproot of apocalyptic hope informing American identity and national vocation from the revolutionary era to the present. ...
Characterizing Jesus : a rhetorical analysis on the Fourth Gospel's use of Scripture in its presenation of Jesus.
This dissertation explores how the Fourth Gospel's use of Scripture contributes to its characterization of Jesus. Utilizing literary-rhetorical criticism, it approaches the Gospel in its final form, paying particular ...
Metal ion assisted unimolecular decomposition of gaseous organometallic complexes : acquisition of reaction rate constants and dynamics of the dissociative mechanism.
Reaction rate constants have been acquired for the transition metal ion assisted decomposition of various organic molecules, and their deuterium labeled analogs in the gas phase. The metal ion activates organic bonds and ...