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The best sin to commit : a theological strategy of Niebuhrian classical realism to challenge the Religious Right and neoconservative advancement of manifest destiny in American foreign policy
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis,
While few would deny America is the most powerful nation on earth, there is considerable debate, and controversy, over how America uses its foreign policy power. This is even truer since the “unipolar moment,” when America ...
The principles and practice of Christian education in the churches of England and Scotland, 1900-1965
(University of St Andrews, 1985) - Thesis,
This study deals with the principles and practice of Christian Education in the Churches of England and Scotland from the viewpoints of theological understanding, educational theory, and practical experimentation. Because ...
Rethinking the role of Roman Catholic and Sunni Islamic institutions in post-conflict state building
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis,
This thesis develops a model that can be used to assess the ability of religious institutions to contribute to post-conflict state building. Highlighting the tendency in state building literature to stop short in discussing ...
Awakening faith in Shakespeare : religion and enchantment in 'The winter's tale' and 'The tempest'
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis,
This thesis considers The Winter’s Tale and The Tempest as William Shakespeare’s last great plays which foster re-enchantment for an age suffering spiritual disenchantment. Chapter 1 identifies a critical context for ...
Revisiting the sublime history: Dickens, Christianity, and The life of Our Lord
(University of St Andrews, 2008-06) - Thesis,
While the study of Charles Dickens’s religion has produced various results, few would contest that Dickens’s religious views are shaped by his peculiar emphasis on Jesus and the Gospels. As to the precise nature of his ...
Idolatry in the theology of Karl Barth
(University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis,
This dissertation analyses and critically evaluates an aspect of Karl Barth’s thought, the understanding of which is important to a broader understanding of Barth, his relationship to other (especially iconoclastic) thinkers, ...