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  • Are College Students Colorblind? Associating Demographic Factors with Latent Racism 

    Weiss, Kelsey (2015)
    In the United States, people across social institutions increasingly perceive racism to be a thing of the past. Abundant research, however, demonstrates that racial bias by employers, and others, continues to take place. ...
  • Beyond Their Control : The Disempowerment of Women in Middle Eastern and African Literature 

    Sinclair, Tara Jernigan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    The disempowerment of women involves factors that influence every aspect of their lives, birthing deep oppression, victimization, and sometimes violence. Fadia Faqir's Pillars of Salt explores two Muslim women whose ...
  • Bury Your Horses and Other Stories 

    Buchanan, Tim (East Carolina University, 2015)
    Bury Your Horses and Other Stories is a book-length collection of original short  stories. The work is intended to be understood as a complete book as well as its  individual stories. The work presents variations on the ...
  • Existing for Others: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Ecclesiology 

    Workman, Jason G. (2015)
    Bonhoeffer’s life is what initially draws attention. His church and Christ based theology are what keeps it. His theological legacy is one of bold faith, a life of real community, and action. As brilliant as his theological ...
  • Hadrian's Religious Policy : An Architectural Perspective 

    Brines, Chelsie W. (East Carolina University, 2015)
    This thesis argues that the emperor Hadrian used vast building projects as a means to display and project his distinctive religious policy in the service of his overarching attempt to cement his power and rule. The ...
  • The Impact of Religiosity on the Sexual Socialization of Emerging Adults 

    Nichols, Bradi Petersen (East Carolina University, 2011)
    The influence of religion within the socialization process as it pertains to sexuality was examined among 20 emerging adults aged 21-24, using qualitative research methods. Overall, participants fell into two categories: ...
  • Modern Memories : Intersections of Religion, History, and Parks in Guilford County, North Carolina 

    Parker, Zachary (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This study explores connections between individuals' religion, external cultural forces, and collective memory within the context of Guilford County, North Carolina. Guilford County is well known for the Revolutionary War ...
  • New Gnostic Gospels 

    Stevens, Amanda B. (East Carolina University, 2013)
    Science Fiction writer Philip K. Dick's quest for God becomes a binding theme in many of his works, including VALIS and The Divine Invasion, two of his final three novels. Together, these two novels, combined with his ...
  • "Of my own accord" : Milton's Dialogue with the Rabbis in Samson Agonistes 

    Pittman, Joshua W. (East Carolina University, 2014)
    This thesis examines rabbinic commentaries on the Samson story and the ways in which Milton appropriates or differs from these interpretations. It considers the critical debate over whether Samson's character and violent ...
  • The relationship between religiosity and quality of life in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators 

    Wilson, Mary H. (East Carolina University, 2010)
    The implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is often used in treatment and prevention of lethal cardiac arrhythmias in at-risk patients. Despite its established effectiveness, ICD therapy is associated with ongoing ...
  • Tangible Emanations 

    Denton, Andrew William (East Carolina University, 2011)
    This is a report on my creative research. It is supplementary to my thesis exhibition of works of sculpture, images of which are included in this report. These sculptures explore the intangible emanations that emerge from ...
  • THEOLOGICAL DISCUSSION AND INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE AT A CHURCH-RELATED INSTITUTION 

    Daughety, R. Morgan (East Carolina University, 2012)
    This study explores the relationship between theological discussion and organizational change within a church-related institution. The qualitative case study examines the dialogue on a campus that received a Lilly Endowment ...