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BEYOND SACRED MARRIAGE: A PROPOSED NEW READING OF “BIRTH OF THE BEAUTIFUL AND GRACIOUS GODS” (KTU 1.23)
This thesis proposes a reading that establishes a coherent relationship between the sexual content and the other parts of the ritual and myth. Specifically, I argue KTU 1.23 is an invocation to avert death on two levels: ...
Towards an Ecumenical Understanding of the Eucharist: A Proposal for Pentecostals
Historically, most Pentecostals have tended to be wary of the concept of "sacraments," and accordingly have favored a purely memorialist understanding of the Lord's Supper or Eucharist. Yet the resources latent in Pentecostal ...
Football, Flags, and Flyovers: American Nationalism and the Violent Spectacle of the NFL
The goal of this paper is to explore the relationship between the National Football League (NFL) and American national identity, and to also examine professional American football’s profound impact on the country’s visual ...
Contested Space: Illegal Abortion in North Carolina
Elements of Okinawan Trauma in the Literature of Medoruma Shun
This thesis surveys a selection of fiction and non-fiction by Okinawan author and activist, Medoruma Shun. The attempt is to explore Medoruma's unique depiction of the continuous effects of the Battle of Okinawa on Okinawa ...
The New College Athletics Media Packages and the Effect on Title IX
In this paper I examine gender equity in collegiate athletics and specifically the impact of the recent explosion in the amount of money flowing to colleges and universities from new media contracts and the effect that money ...
Rethinking Library Instruction: A Complete Curriculum for Understanding, Navigating, and Using Libraries for Duke Freshmen
This final project is a curriculum for library instruction for first year students at Duke University. I have created a set of learning goals and outcomes that first year students should be able to achieve for academic success. ...
Filling the Gaps: Examining Reach, Engagement and Impact in North Carolina’s News Nonprofits
In an attempt to fill gaps in coverage caused by shrinking newsrooms in the traditional news industry, numerous nonprofit digital news organizations have been established around the United States in recent years. ...
Leadership in Brand Personalities
Through a case study approach, this paper explores the existence of leadership personality traits in what has come to be known as brand personalities. If leaders are acknowledged for possessing admirable characteristics ...