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Religion and its effects on Generation X in the public sphere : the shift in religiosity in young Americans.
My purpose is to examine how the "religious terrain" is being altered, how trends now in place among members of this generation may be transforming the most basic conceptions of religion and spirituality, our interpretations ...
Figuring Jesus : the power of rhetorical figures of speech in the Gospel of Luke.
This dissertation examines Luke's use of rhetorical figures of speech on the lips of Jesus as a means of persuading his audience to accept a role-reversing message that challenged the social, religious, economic and political ...
The influence of media use on religious individuals' attitude toward and knowledge of science.
Research indicates that mass media depictions of morally controversial scientific applications and new technologies have increased in frequency during the past decades. Therefore, researchers have become increasingly ...
Internal Revenue Service and the regulation of religion.
This study seeks to determine how the Internal Revenue Service influences religion in the United States. Using the theoretical frameworks of organizational ecology and new institutionalism this study examines the assumption ...