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Personalism and popular genres : American Catholic fiction after Vatican II.
This dissertation explores the Catholic literary landscape in America after the Second Vatican Council using the framework of former Pope John Paul II’s Thomistic personalism as a theological correction to the aesthetic ...
Student success in higher education : an analysis of the effects of support and community.
Student success is the goal of every higher learning institutions in America. How these institutions choose to measure success looks different from university to university. The current study investigates how to increase ...
Wireless propagation channel modeling and antenna design for on-body applications.
The Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN) is promising in a variety of applications such as remote health monitoring and assisted living. A typical WBAN consists of wearable body sensor units (BSU) and a body control unit ...
Modeling nonlinear, nonstationary, vector time series : methods and applications.
Methods for modeling nonlinear time series provide ways to extract and describe information from complex and dynamic processes. The class of nonlinear time series models is large. Rather than be exhaustive, we provide a ...
Losing or choosing faith : mother loss and religious change.
Maternal religiosity is often associated with children's religiosity even as children grow into adulthood. However, experiencing the death of one's mother during adolescence or young adulthood may modify the transmission ...
Meditative poetry, covenant theology, and Lucy Hutchinson's order and disorder.
I argue that Order and Disorder (1679), Lucy Hutchinson’s biblical epic on Genesis, is a meditative poem, while claiming that Hutchinson’s study of Independent theologian John Owen’s covenant theology informed her narration ...