Basic Guide to Proposals
Proposals must be 500 words or less. Please email them to zygonrsss [at] gmail.com in one of the following file formats: Portable Document Format (*.pdf), Microsoft Word (*.doc or *.docx), Rich Text Format (*.rtf) or Open Document Text (*.odt).
Submitted proposals should include:
- Your name and institution
- A preliminary title for your paper,
- A Thesis statement,
- up to 15 key words or short phrases, in alphabetical order, and
- A broad summary,
- A preliminary bibliography
- and a word count.
Here is an example of a proposal that was accepted for one of our previous Student Symposia: Download Sample
The papers below are listed in alphabetical order by last name and some are available for download as PDF files.
Design, Evolution, and Sex: Intelligent Design Proponents Discuss Sexual Morality
Religion and Science Dichotomy: a Matter of Relational Epistemology
Carlson, David L.
Heidegger in an Age of Economism
Considine, Kevin P.
Ignoring the ‘Signs of the Times’? A Sociological Challenge to White Catholics Engaging Racism as Theological Problem
Brain-Based Biblical Exegesis with the Gospel of Matthew
IVF, Surrogacy, and Globalization: Is Surrogacy Liberative in the U.S.-India International Context?
Freud’s Personality Theory and Traditional Atonement Theology
Reinhold Niebuhr’s Anthropology and Evolution: The Double Edged Sword of Original Sin and Original Righteousness
Karl Rahner, Terrence Deacon, and the Emergence of the imago trinitatis
New Sciences of the Mind and the Limited Scope of Religious Conceptions of Human Nature
Insight and Learning Through Laughter: We Shall Call Every Truth False Which Was Not Accompanied By At Least One Laugh
Old Testament Ethics and Primates: Love Your Neighbor as Transcendent Command
Saints and Sinners All- But Not All the Same A Darwinian Third Wave Feminist Construction of Sin and Redemption
A Research Proposal from Theology to Science: An Awakening Love of the Divine and Neural Mechanisms for Changing Entrenched Life Habits