Divinity (School of)
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(University of St Andrews, 1996-07) - Thesis
Proverbs 9 : towards a better understanding of the complex relationship between the Hebrew, Greek, Armenian and Latin texts (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-07) - ThesisIn the first part of this thesis, most of the scholarly research on the textual history of the Hebrew and the Greek text was analysed, resulting in the ‘Status Quaestionis’. As there has not yet been a critical edition for ...
An exploration of theoretical space within ritual : with specific reference to the funerals of the Church of England and their importance in the grief and bereavement process (University of St Andrews, 2003) - ThesisThis paper explores the importance of ritual space in the process of grief and bereavement. Ritual has so far been considered either in terms of Turner’s processual symbolic analysis; or Shorter’s / Eliade’s circular ...
Τὸ βδἐλυγμα tὴζ ἐρημὡδ εωv in Mark 13:14; its historical reference and its impact in Mark 13 and in the context of Mark's gospel (University of St Andrews, 1998-03) - ThesisIn spite of the wealth of material on Mark 13:14 the phrase [greek characters] has not been syntactically exegeted sufficiently in respect to chapter 13, nor its place assessed in the formation of Mark's gospel. Our study ...
Latin Gospel exegesis and the Gospel glosses in the thirteenth-century Old French translation of the Bible (University of St Andrews, 1993-07) - ThesisThis thesis investigates an aspect of the first complete translation of the Bible into French. It shows how the study of the Gospels glosses, hitherto considered of secondary importance by scholars, increases our understanding ...