The Theology Dissertations Series is comprised of dissertations authored by Marquette University's Theology Department doctoral students.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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"now These Things Happened As Examples For Us" (1 Cor. 10:6):the Biblical-Narrative Depiction Of Human Sinfulness, Stephen Frederick Jenks

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Love For God And Earth: Ecospirituality In The Theologies Of Sallie Mcfague And Leonardo Boff, Rebecca A. Meier-Rao

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Stabilitas In Congregatione: The Benedictine Evangelization Of America In The Life And Thought Of Martin Marty, O.s.b., Paul Gregory Monson

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The Word Is An Angel Of The Mind: Angelic And Temple Imagery In The Theology Of John Mansur, The Damascene., Elijah Nicolas Mueller

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"heavenly Theologians": The Place Of Angels In The Theology Of Martin Luther, Christopher J. Samuel

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"a Spreading And Abiding Hope": A. J. Conyers And Evangelical Theopolitical Imagination, Jacob Shatzer

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Receptive Ecumenism And Justification: Roman Catholic And Reformed Doctrine In Contemporary Context, Sarah Timmer

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Mary's Fertility As The Model Of The Ascetical Life In Ephrem The Syrian's Hymns Of The Nativity, Michelle Weedman

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The Church as Symbolic Mediation: Revelation Ecclesiology in the Theology of Avery Dulles, S.J., Abraham B. Fisher

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Christological Name Theology in three Second Century communities, Michael D. Harris

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Transcending Subjects: Hegel After Augustine, an Essay on Political Theology, Geoffrey J.D. Holsclaw

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Circumcision of the Spirit in the Soteriology of Cyril of Alexandria, Jonathan Stephen Morgan

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Toward a Renewed Theological Framework of Catholic Racial Justice: A Vision Inspired by the Life and Writings of Dr. Arthur Grand Pré Falls, Lincoln Rice

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Emerging in the Image of God: From Evolution to Ethics in a Second Naïveté Understanding of Christian Anthropology, Jason Paul Roberts

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Isaac of Nineveh's Contribution to Syriac Theology: An Eschatological Reworking of Greek Anthropology, Jason Scully

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Between Eden and Egypt: Echoes of the Garden Narrative in the Story of Joseph and His Brothers, Brian Osborne Sigmon

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Rediscovering Sabbath: Hebrew Social Thought And Its Contribution To Black Theology's Vision For America, Christopher Taylor Spotts

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Opening First-World Catholic Theology to Third-World Ecofeminism: Aruna Gnanadason and Johann B. Metz in Dialogue, Gretchen Baumgardt

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Love and Lonergan's Cognitional-Intentional Anthropology: An Inquiry on the Question of a "Fifth Level of Consciousness", Jeremy Blackwood

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Andrew G. Grutka, First Bishop of the Diocese of Gary, Indiana (1957 to 1984): "Where There is Charity, There is God.", Anthony Bonta

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The Election Controversy Among Lutherans in the Twentieth Century: An Examination of the Underlying Problems, John M. Brenner

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Yves Congar, O.P.: Ecumenist of the Twentieth Century, Paul Raymond Caldwell

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Theo-Poetics: Figure and Metaphysics in the Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar, Anne Carpenter

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Sacrament and Eschatological Fulfillment in Henri de Lubac's Theology of History, Joseph Flipper

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Spirit and Flesh: On the Significance of the Reformed Doctrine of the Lord's Supper for Pneumatology, Christopher Ganski

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A Comparison of the Kenotic Trinitarian Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Sergei Bulgakov, Katy Leamy

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Ontological Subordination in Novatian of Rome's Theology of the Son, Daniel Lloyd

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Dominus Mortis: Martin Luther on the Incorruptibility of God in Christ, David Luy

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The Church and the Mediation of Grace: A Reformed Perspective on Ordained Ministry and the Threefold Office of Christ, Michael Joe Matossian

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From Cleansed Lepers to Cleansed Hearts: The Developing Meaning of Katharizo in Luke-Acts, Pamela Shellberg

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Lonergan on the Historical Causality of Christ: An Interpretation of 'The Redemption: A Supplement to De Verbo Incarnato', John Volk

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The Christology of Theodoret of Cyrrhus: The Question of Its Development, Vasilije Vranic

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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"Poor Maggot-Sack that I Am": The Human Body in the Theology of Martin Luther, Charles Lloyd Cortright

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Intersex and Imago: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Postmodern Theological Anthropology, Megan K. DeFranza

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Qoheleth: An Anti-apocalyptic Genre for a Message of Joy, Jerome Douglas

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Renaming Abraham's Children: Election, Ethnicity and the Interpretation of Scripture in Romans 9, Robert Bruce Foster

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Lex Orandi, Lex Legendi: A Correlation of the Roman Canon and the Fourfold Sense of Scripture, Matthew Thomas Gerlach

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The Way to God or God's Way to Us: The Theologies of Edward Farley and James McClendon in Critical Dialogue, Thomas W. Harrington

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Early Christian Sex Change. The Ascetical Context of "Being Made Male" in Early Christianity, Jennifer Lynne Henery

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The Trinitarian Theology of Irenaeus of Lyons, Jackson Jay Lashier

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Renewing a Catholic Theology of Marriage through a Common Way of Life: Consonance with Vowed Religious Life-in-Community, Kent Lasnoski

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Mercy, Justice, and Politics: John Paul II on Capital Punishment, Kevin E. Miller

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The Assumption of All Humanity in Saint Hilary of Poitiers' Tractatus super Psalmos, Ellen Scully

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Full, Conscious, and Active Participation: The Laity as Ecclesial Subjects in an Ecclesiology Informed by Bernard Lonergan, Mary Utzerath

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The Metaphysics and Intellective Psychology in the Natural Desire for Seeing God: Henri de Lubac and Neo-Scholasticism, Christine Wood

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Chosen Nation: Biblical Theopolitics and the Problem of American Christian Nationalism, Braden P. Anderson

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The Church's Unity and Authority: Augustine's Effort to Convert the Donatists, Gavril Andreicut

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Word and Faith in the Formation of Christian Existence: A Study in Gerhard Ebeling's Rejection of the Joint Declaration, Scott A. Celsor

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The Noetic Paschal Anthropos: Genesis 1:27 and the Theology of the Divine Image in Early Paschal Literature, Dragos Andrei Giulea

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"The People Believe That He Has Risen from the Dead": The Gospel of Peter and Early Christian Apologetics, Timothy Henderson

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The Septuagintal Isaian Use of Nomos in the Lukan Presentation Narrative, Mark Walter Koehne

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The Body as Symbol: Bringing Together Theories of Sex/Gender and Race for Theological Discourse, Patricia Lewis

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An Ecclesiology of Charisms in the Theology of Francis A. Sullivan, Michael Anthony Novak

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The Enochic Watchers' Template and the Gospel of Matthew, Amy Elizabeth Richter

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Visionary Ascents of Moses in Pseudo-Philo's Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum: Apocalyptic Motifs and the Growth of Visionary Moses Tradition, Kristine Johnson Ruffatto

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Isaac of Stella, the Cistercians and the Thomas Becket Controversy: A Bibliographical and Contextual Study, Travis D. Stolz

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The Theology of the Holy Spirit According to Irenaeus of Lyons, Anthony A. Briggman

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Wisdom Editing in the Book of Psalms: Vocabulary, Themes, and Structures, Steven Dunn

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The Self-Donation of God: Gerhard Forde and the Question of Atonement in the Lutheran Tradition, Jack Kilcrease

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Theological hermeneutics in the classical Pentecostal tradition: A typological account, Louis William Oliverio

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Inverberation - The Idiom of "God Among Us:" Karl Barth's Filial-Pneumatology as the Basic Structure of Theology, Aaron T. Smith

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Pentecostal Theology According to the Theologians: An Introduction to the Theological Methods of Pentecostal Systematic Theologians, Christopher Adam Stephenson

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"It seems good to the Holy Spirit and to us": Toward a Feminist Pneumatological Argument for Women in Ministry, Lisa P. Stephenson

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Using "Chaos" in Articulating the Relationship of God and Creation in God's Creative Activity, Eric Michael Vail

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Beyond Stewardship: Toward an Agapeic Environmental Ethic, Christopher J. Vena

Submissions from 2008

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John Courtney Murray, S.J. and incarnational humanism, Richard S. Arndt

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A great high priest who has passed through the heavens: In quest of the apocalyptic roots of the epistle to the Hebrews, James M Carlson

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The breaking of the tablets: A comparison of the Egyptian execration ritual to Exodus 32:19 and Jeremiah 19, Michael S Donahou

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Self-identity in comparative theology: The functional importance of Charles Taylor's concept of the self for a theology of religions, Richard Joseph Hanson

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The Mother of Christ as a symbol of Christian unity: A case study for ecumenical dialogue, Maura E Hearden

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Re-reading Yoder in Order to Conscientiously Engage Technology through the Practices of the Church, Paul C. Heidebrecht

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The Catholic Church in dialogue with non-Christian faith traditions: Engaging Jacques Dupuis's model of religious pluralism with Walter Ong's concept of dialogic openness in media society, Marinus Chijioke Iwuchukwu

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The sources of Ecclesiastes: The "Epic of Gilgamesh" as a source document for Ecclesiastes, Timothy Nalin Senapatiratne

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A more thorough trinitarian: Reconsidering Moses Stuart's role in the trinitarian debate in New England, 1819--1850, Jeffrey A Wilcox

Submissions from 2007

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Composition and redaction in the Coptic "Gospel of Mary", Ardyth L. Bass

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The angelomorphic spirit in early Christianity : scripture and theology in Clement of Alexandria's Eclogae Propheticae and Adumbrationes, Bogdan G. Bucur

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Roman Catholic social bioethics critiques secular bioethics: Fetal tissue research and vulnerable populations, Shawnee M Daniels-Sykes

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The role of human creativity in the theological anthropology of Centesimus Annus and its implications for Christian economic practices, Kari-Shane Davis

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The mission theology of the Irish Holy Ghost Fathers in Igboland, 1905--1970, in the light of the changing face of mission today: Toward a mission theology for the Igbo Church, Charles Achunike Ebelebe

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Matthew's vision: The unity of the formula citations in Matt 1:1--4:16, Jeremy R Holmes

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Encounter - call - mission: Conversion in the writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar, Daniel W McGuire

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Intersecting narratives: The quest for identity in a post-traditional world and the prophetic message of Franz Kafka, Matthew T Powell

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ruah YHWH, ruah 'elohim: A case for literary and theological distinction in the Deuteronomistic History, John M Ragsdale

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Yahweh will be my God "if": The vow of Jacob and his relationship to the God of his fathers (Genesis 25--35), Nathanael E Schmiedicke

Submissions from 2006

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The trinitarian ecclesiology of Dumitru Staniloae and its significance for contemporary Orthodox-Catholic dialogue, Radu Bordeianu

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A critical assessment of sacrament and ethics in the thought of Louis-Marie Chauvet, Timothy M. Brunk

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Who are "the wise"? A critical analysis of film and papal social teaching for those who can reclaim and revitalize the vision of a more just America, Alejandro Crosthwaite

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The costly witness of the church: The World Council of Churches' study on ecclesiology and ethics, John A Jones

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Faith judges history: The Anglo-American religious and political experience, and public theology, as missing elements in political and liberation theology, Ramon Luzarraga

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"Let us sing to the Lord": The Biblical Odes in the Codex Alexandrinus, James A Miller

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Nicholas of Lyra's use of St. Thomas Aquinas' "Expositio super Iob ad litteram" in his Postilla on Job, Troy P Pflibsen

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Rethinking Christian salvation in the light of Gandhi's satyagraha, Terrence J Rynne

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The trinitarian theology of Marius Victorinus: Polemic and exegesis, John T Voelker

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Modern Mormon use of patristic sources to validate the Utah-Mormon Church, Chris Welborn

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The challenge of modern inter-Orthodox rapprochement and reconciliation, Kenneth F Yossa

Submissions from 2005

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The relevance of Bernard Lonergan's notion of self-appropriation to a mystical-political theology, Ian Bell

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Moses, Adam and the glory of the Lord in Ezekiel the Tragedian: On the roots of a merkabah text, Silviu N. Bunta

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Catholic theology as a means of evangelization: The witness of Francis Joseph Sheed, Christopher M Carr

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God so loved the world: The experience of salvation in the theological project of Edward Schillebeeckx, Michael J Marigliano

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Narrating self, narrating other: A pneumatological approach to apophatic anthropology, Matthew John McKinnon