Biblical and Theological Studies Faculty Dissertations



Dissertations from 2022


Paul and Allegory: Galatians 4:21–31 Revisited, John Jarrett Ford

Dissertations from 2019


Cross-Cultural Missional Partnership: Mediating Relational, Cultural, and Hermeneutical Tensions for Mutual, Faithful Missional Engagement, Joshua Bowman

Dissertations from 2018


She Knows Truth: Toward a Redemptive Model of Women's Epistemological Development, Erin Shaw

Dissertations from 2017


Narratives in Conflict: Atonement in Hebrews and the Qur'an, Matthew A. Bennett

Dissertations from 2016

The Speckled Bird: Nathanael Emmons, Consistent Calvinism, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards, Zachary Bowden

Jesus as Faithful in Testing: A Key to the Rhetorical Connection Between Hebrews 3:1-6 and 3:7-4:13, Michael McKay

Dissertations from 2015


The Representation of God in First Corinthians 8-10: Understanding Paul in the Context of Wisdom, Philo, and Josephus, Trent A. Rogers

Dissertations from 2014

Angelic Assumption of the Body in Thomas Aquinas and Scripture, John R. Gilhooly


Martin Luther's Messianic Rationale for Christ as the Sensus Literalis of Scripture in His Prefaces to the Bible, William M. Marsh

Dissertations from 2013


That Their Souls May Be Saved: Church Discipline As a Means to Repentance and Perseverance, Jeremy M. Kimble

Dissertations from 2012

'Behold, I Make All Things New': An Intertextual Analysis of New Creation in Galatians, 2 Corinthians, and Ephesians, Mark D. Owens

Toward a Canon-conscious Reading of Scripture: The Legitimacy of Utilizing the Concept of Canon as a Control on the Interpretive Task, Ched E. Spellman

Dissertations from 2010


The Reformed Theology of Benjamin Keach (1640-1704), Jonathan W. Arnold


God Is One: The Function of ΕΙΣ Ο θΕΟΣ as a Ground for Gentile Inclusion in Paul's Letters, Christopher R. Bruno

His Heart, My Heart - The Role of the Devotional Life in the Discipleship Process, Michael L. Parrott

Dissertations from 2007

Relational Metaphors and Divine Omniscience in the Hebrew Bible, T. C. Ham

Dissertations from 2006

An Analysis of a Compositional Approach to Biblical Narrative (Genesis 37), Randall L. McKinion

The Verbal System of Biblical Aramaic: A Distributional Approach, Michael B. Shepherd

Dissertations from 2005

Beliefs About Gender Roles and Issues Held by Undergraduate Students in Selected Christian Higher Educational Institutions, Joy Fagan

Imagination as a Handmaiden to Theology: An Evangelical Appraisal of the Role of Imagination in Theological Methodology, Mark Leeds

Dissertations from 2001


Believing Doubt and Doubting Belief: Christian Scholars Working and Succeeding in the Secular Academy, D. Scott Dixon

Dissertations from 1997


Adult Education in the Church: An Analysis of Student Perceptions of Classroom Environment, Thomas Hutchison


Paul's Theology of Parent-Child Relationship, Robert W. Milliman

Dissertations from 1994


The Relationship of Jewish and Gentile Believers to the Law Between A.D. 30 and 70 in the Scripture, Chris A. Miller

Dissertations from 1993

God and Christian Existence in 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, & Titus, Gregory A. Couser

Dissertations from 1992


Other Followers of Jesus: The Characterization of the Individuals From the Crowd in Mark's Gospel, Joel F. Williams

Dissertations from 1991

Spirit and Law in the New Age: A Study of the Pauline Conception of the New Covenant, Paul R. Thorsell

Dissertations from 1988


From Patriarch to Pilgrim: The Development of the Biblical Figure of Abraham and Its Contribution to the Christian Metaphor of Spiritual Pilgrimage, Daniel J. Estes