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  • Collection: VTS Master's Theses

Denney-Online-2017.pdf
By Robin Elaine Denney, 2017. -- This thesis moves toward a constructive theology of mission amidst the core problems associated with short-term mission: paternalism, dependency and disempowerment, and lack of critical reflection. Voices in World…

Mansfield-all_Rd.pdf
By Robert Grant Mansfield, 2018 --"God is GenderQueer, thus humanity is GenderQueer! God is Non-Binary, thus humanity is Non-Binary! Such powerful, prophetic proclamations of who God is, has always been, and will always be, especially for the…

Sarakikya Final Thesis 1.pdf
Abstract This thesis examines unexpressed suffering of mothers of children with disabilities in family life in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika in Tanzania. While the needs of the people with disabilities are given great consideration in the Diocese…

Phyu_COMBINED_Redacted.pdf
By Phyu, Nant Elizabeth Ei Huin, 2019 -- "Clergy hold a place of honor in society in Myanmar’s local context. Clergy are the role models for spiritual figures and congregations have high expectations for them. However, the wellbeing of clergy serving…

Nhayo-all-Rd.pdf
By Nhayo, Pearson Yoram, 2018 -- "God’s creation is diverse, multicultural and Many Colors. Every creature,including the human being, is unique in its type to fulfill God's purpose in that creature. In such uniqueness, differences in …

Hicks-Thesis-Final-2017.pdf
By Janice M. Hicks, 2017. "1. The argument in this thesis is that the over-valuing of rationality in Western culture has distorted our view of personhood, especially as applied in the case of dementia. Christian and secular philosophers and…

Pace_Full.pdf
By Pace, Allison, 2019 -- "Every person with a disability deserves every accommodation possible because we are all created in the image of God. I am inspired to write on this topic because of my experience working with children with disabilities and…

Suresh Combined Final Thesis.pdf
Abstract During Sri Lanka’s long civil war, religion was an important part of the collective identity and social narrative of many participants. Though the war was not strictly a religious conflict, understanding the identity rupture between the…

Guimond_ Thesis.pdf
In Haiti, the relationship between Gospel and culture tends to disrupt relationships and even communities, portraying a church that is more French than Haitian. It is often argued on the account of the Bible that once becoming a Christian, everything…

Bourne_PowerandPiety_Final_Signed (2).pdf
The use of modesty topoi by early modern women writers has frequently been studied, but very rarely have these literary devices been explicated in light of the theological traditions which dictated their use. This study argues that the ways of…
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