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Defying boundaries: the challenge of transnational religion to international relations.
It is my intent to evaluate the ways in which the primary International Relations paradigms analyze, incorporate, or disregard religion, particularly its transnational manifestations. It is my contention that transnational ...
The Gospel of indifference: rape as a weapon of war and the church in Rwanda and Sudan.
Over the past two decades the global community has witnessed multiple genocides in which rape was/is used as a primary tactic of war and ethnic cleansing. In response, several organizations have established themselves as ...
Is “social justice” justice? : A Thomistic argument for “social persons” as the proper subjects of the virtue of social justice.
The term “social justice,” as it occurs in the Catholic social encyclical tradition, presents a core, definitional problem. According to Catholic social thought, social justice has social institutions as its subjects. ...
James M. Dunn and soul freedom: a paradigm for Baptist political engagement in the public arena.
In the last half of the twentieth century, James Dunn has been the most aggressive Baptist proponent for religious liberty in the United States. As the leader of the Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs, Dunn’s ...
All truth is God's truth: the life and ideas of Frank E. Gaebelein.
Frank Gaebelein (1899-1983) was a key figure in the twentieth-century evangelical movement. His greatest impact was felt in the area of Christian education, but he was active in many other issues of concern to evangelicals, ...
Render unto Caesar, render unto God: Texas denominational colleges and universities and the politics of the Civil War era.
This dissertation is a study of church-state relations. Its overarching goal is to illuminate the manner in which religion and government interact. The setting for this study is the Civil War era, which includes the ...