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  • Discovering Babylon 

    Thelle, Rannfrid I. (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
    This volume presents Babylon as it has been passed down through Western culture: through the Bible, classical texts, in Medieval travel accounts, and through depictions of the Tower motif in art. It then details the discovery ...
  • Chapter 1 -- Holy Men in Space 

    Lasine, Stuart (Oxford University Press, 2017-09-05)
    Constructions of Space III engages with the great variety of sacred spaces set out and given meaning in the texts of the Hebrew Bible, early Jewish literature and the New Testament. Spatial-critical, as well as anthropological, ...
  • Jonah's complexes and our own: psychology and the interpretation of the Book of Jonah 

    Lasine, Stuart (SAGE Publications Ltd., 2016-12-01)
    This article employs attribution theory to investigate why readers have made such widely varying judgments concerning the character Jonah. This branch of social psychology examines the ways in which we go about judging ...
  • The lectionary as a guide to thinking about poverty 

    Bergen, Wesley J. (SAGE Publications, 2014-01)
    If a church uses a lectionary as its guide for worship and preaching, how likely is it to address the problem of poverty? If it does address this question, toward what answers does the lectionary guide the preacher? Using ...
  • Bad for business: Luther against the papacy 

    Cotter, Alisa S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    This paper analyzes Martin Luther's criticism of increasingly corrupt church practices, including, the papacy's granting of indulgences, the promotion of pilgrimage, the preservation and exploitation of relics, the cult ...
  • Pilgrimage and its effects on San Paolo fuori le mura during the Middle Ages 

    Cotter, Alisa S. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2008-04-25)
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the history of San Paolo fuori le mura (Saint Paul’s Outside the Walls), the basilica in Rome dedicated to St. Paul, in order to demonstrate the impact that pilgrimage had on the ...