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Christianity and Creatureliness: Becker, Percy, and John Paul II on a Right Understanding of Death and Sufferring
The denial of death and the desire to abolish suffering both empty a person of humanity; Christianity reconciles these issues while keeping creatureliness intact. For Ernest Becker, the denial of death results from the ...
Biblical Models of Church Leadership and Their Application for the 21st Century Church
Leadership is one of our society’s most popular and most discussed topics. Church leadership is often pushed to the wayside and is not often explored from an academic standpoint. This thesis will analyze and study biblical ...
Gathered Storytelling: Death and Disease Among the Luo of the Nyakach Plateau
Humans’ particular experiences of sickness and death depend largely upon their respective cultural and religious beliefs. They also depend greatly upon the social practices of their community, which define expectations for ...
Religious Commitment, Religious Support, and Need Satisfaction: A Correlational Study
This study examined the connection between religious commitment, religious support, and need satisfaction (according to Maslow’s hierarchy and Self-Determination Theory). Participants in this study were American college ...
Differing Forms of Religious Participation and Their Effect on Fertility
Religion plays a major role in influencing fertility and fertility decisions. The relationship between religious attendance and fertility is well established. However, research has not looked at different forms of participation ...
Behold, The Man: A Transhistorical, Tripartite Meditation on the Phenomenology of Suffering in Eastern Orthodox Soteriology
To experience the life, death, and Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ as salvific and life-giving, Eastern Orthodox soteriology maintains that love and suffering must be understood as a cooperative synergy, rather than ...