STM Majors, and Theses since 1993

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First
Name

Last
Name

Focus

Thesis/Project

Year

Fon W. T.

Wirsiy

   

1993

George A.

Engelhart, III

Historical/ Theological

"St. Augustine and the Sacraments: a Brief Study of His Theology of the Sacraments with Specific Reference to Baptism and the Lord's Supper"

1994

Florence S.

Ervin

Bible

"Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza's Treatment of the Book of Revelation with an Emphasis on Prophets and Prophecy"

1994

Martin G.

Fedler-Raupp

Theology

"Concerning the Art of Leadership in the Church: Schleiermacher's Practical Theology and Its Relation to His Thought"

1994

Rhonda J.

Hoehn

Reformation

"Martin Luther and Mission: the Relation of Luther's Church Postil and Confessional Writings to His Understanding of Mission"

1994

James N.

Mutayoba

New Testament

" 'Glory' in Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians"

1994

Yusufu R.

Ngaleni

Church and Society

"The Difference and Actual Conflict between a Christian and Traditional View of Marriage with Special Reference to Zarawo Tribe"

1994

Jann E.

Fullenwieder

Theology

"Against an Ontological Interpretation of the Name of God: An Examination of Robert Jenson's Trinitarian Proposals"

1995

Johnny

Joseph

Theology

"An Indian Christian Response to Religious Pluralism"

1995

Charles W.

Kampmeyer

New Testament

"Elements of Exorcism in the Healing of Bartimaeus? An examination of Mark 10:46-52"

1995

Emeline G.

Ndossi

Christian Education

"Teaching Christian Education for Preschoolers Three to Six Years of Age in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania - Northern Diocese"

1995

Linda M.

Backman

Theology

"The Doctrine of Predestination in the Doctrinal Tradition Represented by Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther and Karl Barth"

1996

Emmanuel

Chemengich

Spirituality/ New Testament

"Spiritual Gifts in 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 in African Christianity: The Case of African Indigenous Churches"

1996

Mark C.

Christy

   

1996

Fredi P.

Eckhardt

Urban/

Theology

"What a Friend We Have in Jesus: The Christology of One Urban Congregation"

1996

Mwanga

Ole-Ndoponoi

Mission

"The Resurgence of Islam in Tanzania: Implications for Christian Mission and Ministry Today"

1996

M. Henry

Pawluk

Systematic Theology

 

1996

Luis A.

Pereyra

Missions

 

1996

Esther

Rajashekar

Pastoral Care

"A Comparative Study of the Concept of Death, Funeral Practices and Bereavement Process among Hindus and Christians in India"

1996

Karina

Ramins

Liturgics

 

1996

Ariel Curet

Cuevas

New Testament

"A Prophet Mighty in Deed and Word: The Portrayal of Jesus as Prophet in the Gospel of Luke"

1997

David J.

Lose

Theology

 

1997

George Joji

Oshiba

Pastoral Care

"Ministry to the Shame-Bound Japanese"

1997

Davia Ann

Baldauf

Theology

"Broken on the Cross: The Theology of the Cross as a Mystical Paradigm"

1998

Michael

Market

Church and Society

 

1998

Yong Koong

Park

Church History

 

1998

Philip I.

Ponce

Theology

 

1998

Nelson

Rivera

Historical Theology/

Reformation

 

1998

Victor

Tinambunan

Theology

 

1998

David

Hicks

New Testament

"Born Again: Begetting and Persuasion in the Fourth Gospel"

1999

Janning

Hoenen

Urban

"Transformation in the City: The Ministry of the Center City Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in Philadelphia as an Example of American Urban Ministry"

1999

Robert

LaRiviere

New Testament

 

1999

Joseph

Scholtes, Jr.

Bible and Homiletics

 

1999

Janice

Vogt

Liturgics and Homiletics

 

1999

Ka Oi

Chan

Theology

 

2000

Paul M.

Ferrarone

Liturgics

 

2000

Francisco

Goitia

Homiletics & Theology

 

2000

Ludwig E.

Gooding

Homiletics

 

2000

Roxanne

Kringle

Liturgics

"Mystagogical Preaching and the Modern Catechumenate"

2000

Min Chan

Park

Christian Education

"The Korean-American Youth Ministry: Issues and Challenges"

2000

Jana

Strukova

Christian Education

 

2000

Karol Lynn

Van Wulfen

Lutheran Studies

 

2000

Andrew W.

Ballentine, Jr.

Church History

"Benedictine Monastic Spirituality Informing Congregational Practice and Mission"

2001

Dirk

Lange

Liturgics

"Liturgy Beyond Ethics: A Grammar for Living"

2001

Elizabeth

Langensiepen

Reformation

"Sola Scriptura and the Authority of Scripture: A Reformation Understanding"

2001

Cosmos K.

Moenga

Ethics

"The Evils of Capital Punishment: An Ethical Perspective"

2001

Keith R.

Anderson

Lutheran Studies

 

2002

Dean R.

Brown

Lutheran Studies

 

2002

Jeffrey J.

Butz

New Testament

"The Quest for James the Brother of Jesus: A Survey of the Literature and Analysis of its Implications"

2002

Mari Lynn

Dew

New Testament

 

2002

Krista L.

Henning-Ferkin

Pastoral Care

 

2002

Claus-Folkert

Hoppe

Theology

 

2002

Scott R.

Howard

New Testament

 

2002

Eric Paul

Lemonholm

Lutheran Studies

 

2002

James P.

O'Hanlon

Homiletics

 

2002

Amanda

Smoot

Liturgics

 

2002

Margaret

Tyson

Homiletics

 

2002

Priscilla Jane Hukki Lutheran Studies   2003
Scott M. Kershner Theology   2003
Anna Mercedes Liturgics Kenotic Tendencies: Self-Emptying in Trinity and Liturgy 2003
David Lee Russell Liturgics Orality and Literacy as Structures of Literacy 2003
Shelly Ann Satran Lutheran Studies   2003
Laurence C. Sibley, Jr. Liturgics Come Sunday: The Renewal of the Geneva Liturgy as a Means of Pastoral Care in the Twenty-first Century 2003
Arthur D. Steckel, II Pastoral Care Towards a New Paradigm of Pastoral Care for Lutheran Parishes Mired in Long-Term Conflict 2003
Nancy M. Stevens Pastoral Care   2003
Cecilie J. Strømmen Liturgics   2003
Kristine Suna Theology The Concept of Divine Revelation from Process Perspectives 2003
Athisayam Victor Missions   2003
Wayne W. Becker Ethics Neighbors in Time: Religious Perspectives on Issues of Science and Intergenerational Justice 2004
Erik C. Christensen Ethics Consumerism and the Self in Community: Trinitarian Practices of Resistance fo Consumer Anthropology 2004
Michael Church Liturgics A Modest Infallibility: John Donne Preaches the Liturgy 2004
Joseph Daniel Pastoral Care   2004
Florian Faul Reformation History Luthers Neue Theologische Sprache 2004
Hiroko Hiraoka Liturgics Liturgy: Reconciliation with the Holy Ground in Japan 2004
Brian R. Holben Theology   2004
Ryan D. Mills Lutheran Studies   2004
Benjamin Stewart Liturgics A Tree Planted by Water: Ecological Orientation at the Vigil of Easter 2004
Charles R. Vogeley Theology   2004
Lynnette White-Bowen Old Testament   2004
Shadrack Ndiema Pastoral Care   2005
Roldano Auguste Church History A Study of the Relationship between Justification by Faith and the Sacrament of Baptism in the Lutheran and Anabaptist Traditions during the Sixteenth Century 2005
Kathleen E. Brennan New Testament Typology or Borrowed Language? Galatians 4:21-5:1 2005
Eric S. Childers Lutheran Studies   2005
Sandra K. Cizek-Wood Lutheran Studies   2005
Divendra R. Etwaroo Lutheran Studies   2005
Edwin A. Fernando Lutheran Studies   2005
Julia L. Fraser Ethics Reinhold Niebuhr and Richard Niebuhr: The Continuing Relevance of Kindred Approaches to Social Ethics Developed Amidst Two World Wars 2005
Carver W. Israel Bible   2005
Jonathan Riches Theology   2005
Louis M. Bugno Lutheran Studies   2006
Michael A. Dubsky Homiletics   2006
Llewellyn M. Lantz Congregational Dynamics   2006
Walter H. Linchtenberger Homiletics The Prophetic Preaching of Desmond Tutu: "Water to Fill Our Stomachs" 2006
Marjorie J. Neal Pastoral Care   2006
Jennifer P. Ollikainen New Testament Rhetorical Pathos and Novelistic Emotion: The Influence of Greek Narrative and Rhetorical Strategies on the Acts of the Apostles 2006
Joel W. Pancoast Lutheran Studies   2006
Anna C.G. Sorenson Lutheran Studies   2006
Joan D. Sorenson Lutheran Studies   2006
Elna L. Stratton Lutheran Studies   2006
Kimberly M. van Driel Lutheran Studies   2006
Christopher A. Neilson Urban   2007
Nelson H. Rabell-González Bible   2007
Matthew J. Smith-Laubenstein Lutheran Studies   2007
Jennifer L. Baker-Trinity Liturgics Though Broken, Whole: Assembly Song in Accord with the Magnificat 2008
Patrick R. Basal Theology   2008
Timothy A. Cook Reformation Studies Living by Faith Alone: Martin Luther's Preaching on the Christian Life 2008
Marsha S. Garrett Liturgics   2008
Jeffrey H. Goodman Lutheran Studies   2008
Charles L.
 Howard Theology for Ministry
  2008
Michael L. Reist Theology   2008
Mark R. Rigg Reformation Studies   2008
Albert Tchato Lutheran Studies   2008
Theresa M. Youngblut Pastoral Care   2008
Lee A. Zandstra Church History Mary Markley: A Strenuous Lutheran Life 2008
Luka
Ilic Historical Theology
  2009
Stephen A Keiser Bible   2009
Karen
Madigan Theology Perspectives on the Doctrine of the Trinity in Dialog with Asian Christian Theologies 2009
James C.
McMullan Historical Theology
  2009
James
Nakirerio Theology   2009
Omar
Ortiz Theology   2009
Terra Schwerin Rowe
Theology Lutheran Feminist Aesthetics
2009
Eugene W.
Schneider Christian Education
  2009
A'Shellarien Smith   Finding Me: A Woman's Theology of Self Identification 2009
Kendall B.
Summers Lutheran Studies
  2009
Mary H.
Anderson Theology   2010
Kathleen J.
Baker Pastoral Care
A Pastoral Theology of the Parish Pastor's Role on the Hospice Team
2010
Joshua K.
Guyer Theology
The Fullness of Life: An Interreligious Reflection on Myth and Resurrection
2010
Mark A.G. Huffman
Theology
What Greater Honor: A Confessional Approach to Faith and Sexuality
2010
Esther L.
Seales
New Testament
  2010
Irene E.
Stroud
Church History
First Impressions: Baptismal Practice, Gender, and Social Identity in the Protestant Episcopal Church 1800-1922
2010
Humphrey AkoAkogyeramTheology and MissionConflict and Peacebuilding among African Independent Churches in Ghana: Theological Implications, Dynamics, and Results2011
John MarkAndersonChurch HistoryThe Independent and Faithful Life of Peter Miller (1710-1796) of the Ephrata Cloister, in the Context of Pennsylvania Pluralism2011
Angel-DavidAngladaHomiletics 2011
Mark StoreyAuxterCongregational Dynamics 2011
Thomas CungBikScriptural Theology 2011
Janet ElizabethBlairTheology 2011
Joseph DavidFaustTheology 2011
Noah DowningHeplerChurch HistoryAugustine and Authority in the Church2011
Kristine FrankeHillHomileticsTelling Stories: A Bridge from Biblical Narrative to Contextual Preaching2011
Daniel JayJohnsonTheology 2011
Joel CareyKletzingChurch History 2011
Robert DowhanMcCartyBiblical StudiesCommunity Building in First Corinthians: Paul's Use of Identity, Diversity, Purpose, and Authority to Craft Unity2011
Mary LouRobertsChristian EducationTeaching for the Two Kingdoms2011
Geoff T. SinibaldoTheology and MissionSuburban Congregations Awakening to Their Multireligious, Multicultural Contexts: An Exploration and Interrogation2011
San NoThuanContemporary Theology 2011
Mario L.ZippilliBiblical StudiesThe Necessity of a New Creation2011
AnneConferLutheran Studies2012
RomeoDabeeTheologyGreed: The Slayer of Community and Creation2012
EmilyHartnerLutheran Studies2012
MargaretHerz-LaneTheology2012
KyleKwakChurch HistoryFrom the Image to the Likeness: An Analysis of the Letter and Spirit in Origen and Its Adaptation in Martin Luther and Karl Barth for a Renewed Protestant Theology of Scripture2012
MarvaRiceChurch HistoryBeyond Opacity:  The African-American Roots of Pentecostalism2012
AndreáThomasPastoral Care2012
RachelZimmermanBiblical StudiesBridging the Gap Between the Secular and the Sacred: Finding Theological Themes and Moral Values Through an Exegesis of Science Fiction/Fantasy Film and Television2012
RodneyBrailsfordContemporary Theology2013
Lisa FarrellContemporary TheologyCultural Bias Against Homosexuality and Its Effect on Bible Translation2013
JewelHerderChurch HistoryBaptized and Betrayed: Three Case Studies of Charismatic Authority and Violence in American Religious History2013
KurtLindeChurch History2013
AbrahamLuChurch History2013
BlakeScaletLiturgy and Worship2013