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    • The Ghost Girl 

      Dodrill, Davin James (University of the South, 2018)
      Seven years ago, the dynamics of my life changed dramatically. My mother died, followed three months later by my wife, Rhonda, from ovarian cancer. My father who slipped into the sad journey of dementia was next. Because ...
    • Heaven Lee and Other Stories from Caney Hollow 

      Crane, David (University of the South, 2018)
    • Five Parties 

      Marks, Sam (University of the South, 2018)
      “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” --James Arthur Baldwin How is the past dealt with? Or perhaps more aptly not dealt with? In this novella, weighing the ...
    • Role Play and Other Stories 

      Ula, Emily Anderson (University of the South, 2017)
      Role Play and Other Stories navigates the displacement and bi-cultural identity of an Albanian immigrant family. Moments of surprising strength, defiance, and compassion redefine a history marked by despair, misunderstandings, ...
    • Whitman's Self-Prescribed Sounds 

      Ula, Fran (University of the South, 2017)
      Argues Whitman’s journey is a spiritual attempt at expanding the boundaries of self, particularly as illustrated in “Song of Myself” as it contrasts to “Song of Songs.” Further contends Whitman’s poetic experimentation is ...
    • Dorothy's Daughter 

      Bennett, Gloria Ludlam (University of the South, 2017)
      I was home alone on the evening of September 14, 2015. Clay, my husband, was out of town on business, and our youngest daughter, Rebecca, had gone out for dinner with friends. To pass the time, I was watching TV and snuggling ...
    • The Episcopal Church and the Hope of Communion 

      Wright, Carl Walter (University of the South, 2017-07)
      This thesis suggests that, by virtue of its history and polity, The Episcopal Church in the United States of America (TEC) is uniquely positioned to advance the role and reach of the worldwide Anglican Communion. While the ...
    • Preaching Baptism Year Round 

      Shumard, James Bradley (University of tthe South, 2018-04)
      This paper both advocates and provides impetus and resources for preaching Baptism and The Baptismal Covenant throughout the year. People need to hear sermons on baptisms more often than when baptisms occur because first ...
    • Music as a Tool for Spiritual Formation 

      Keyse, Andrew Carl (University of the South, 2018-04)
      This project is about music and, specifically, how singing music in the Episcopal Church can be a tool for spiritual formation. I set out to see if others had been formed by music in the church in the same way I had been ...
    • For all the Saints: The Funeral Homily as Revelation of God Embodied 

      Brown, Nathan C. (University of the South, 2018-04)
      The following project aims to address a prevailing homiletical problem in funeral preaching today. The endeavor of funeral preaching is practiced most commonly in one of two ways. The funeral sermon is completely doctrinal, ...
    • Deification as an Argument for the Consubstantiality of the Son with the Father in the Writings of Athanasius of Alexandria 

      Stepp, Jonathan Leon (University of the South, 2018-04)
      Athanasius of Alexandria defended the innovative “homoousion” language in the Nicene Creed by means of his understanding of deification as God’s telos for humanity and twenty-first century theology in the United States ...
    • Epistemology and Authority: The Problem of the Criterion and the Primacy of Scripture 

      Caccese, Nicholas Michael (University of the South, 2018-04)
      Determining the ultimate authority for Christian doctrine is both an issue of fundamental importance and can be seen as a particular manifestation, in the field of theological inquiry, of a more general epistemological ...
    • The Integration of the Episcopal Day School of Christ Church, Pensacola: A Local History of Race 

      Hoffman, Michael (University of the South, 2018-04)
      In 1966, the Episcopal Day School of Christ Church Parish accepted its first African American student, Robert Joseph, into kindergarten. This project surveys the history of race in Pensacola through the colonial era ...
    • CHARACTERIZATION OF HUMAN HUNTINGTIN 513 AGGREGATION AND PROTEOTOXICITY IN C. ELEGANS BODY WALL MUSCLE CELLS 

      Sands, Lester Paul III (University of the South, 2017-05)
      Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the insidious onset of choreiform movements (rapid, jerky involuntary movements), cognitive decline, and early death. Huntington’s ...
    • SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM: HOW THE BIBLICAL BOOK OF JOB ILLUMINATES THE WORK OF FLANNERY O’CONNOR 

      Stewart-Hassman, Corey (University of the South, 2017-05)
      American author Flannery O’Connor, a devout Roman Catholic, made no attempt to disguise the theological nature of her work. Her short stories and novels contained numerous lessons about faith, God, and human failing. Yet ...
    • “ Our Anglo-Saxon Blood”: How Belief in Anglo-Saxon Racial Supremacy Connected Men at the University of the South Architecturally and Ideologically to the Larger Nation from 1886-1912 

      Jetmundsen, Taylor (University of the South, 2016-04-26)
      In August 1890, the Board of Trustees for the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee met for their annual deliberations. When the Board left Sewanee several days later, they had accepted both the resignation of the ...
    • My Old Kentucky Home: A Maze in Grace 

      Beard, Charles Moorman (University of the South, 2016)
      My Old Kentucky Home: A Maze in Grace is a lengthy, whimsical circular definition of the life of the narrator who is constantly referred to as the old man upstairs. It is a story of the old man upstairs, a semi-paralyzed, ...
    • The Hollywood Mafia 

      Ciarella, Shanna (University of the South, 2016)
      The Hollywood Mafia is a novel-in-progress that focuses on one woman’s desire to redeem her family’s legacy by seeking revenge on a sect of the Italian Mafia, called The Six, who took out a hit on her father when she was ...
    • Components of Transformation: Exploring Memory, Humility, and Sacrament To Find Resolution in the Novels of Walker Percy 

      Anderson, William Case (University of the South, 2016-05)
      The aim of this study is to investigate the nature of protagonistic transformation in the six novels of Walker Percy. Because Percy’s works of fiction are so notedly open-ended, and because the final spiritual, emotional, ...
    • PERCY DEARMER REVISITED: DISCERNING AUTHENTICALLY ANGLICAN LITURGY IN A MULTICULTURAL, ECUMENCIAL, 21ST CENTURGY CONTEXT 

      Cramer, Jared C. (University of the South, 2017-05-11)
      As the worship of The Episcopal Church stands on the cusp of a new period of renewal and innovation, important questions must be explored about what constitutes Anglican liturgy in today’s multicultural and ecumenical ...