Papers

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

Papers

The papers below are listed in alphabetical order by last name and some are available for download as PDF files.

Ansted, Daniel
Design, Evolution, and Sex: Intelligent Design Proponents Discuss Sexual Morality
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Azmat, Tanveer
Religion and Science Dichotomy: a Matter of Relational Epistemology
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Carlson, David L.
Heidegger in an Age of Economism
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Considine, Kevin P.
Ignoring the ‘Signs of the Times’? A Sociological Challenge to White Catholics Engaging Racism as Theological Problem
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Illian, Bridget
Brain-Based Biblical Exegesis with the Gospel of Matthew
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Isaksson, Alyson
IVF, Surrogacy, and Globalization: Is Surrogacy Liberative in the U.S.-India International Context?
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Krasny, Eric
Freud’s Personality Theory and Traditional Atonement Theology
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Molhoek, Braden
Reinhold Niebuhr’s Anthropology and Evolution: The Double Edged Sword of Original Sin and Original Righteousness
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Roberts, Jason
Karl Rahner, Terrence Deacon, and the Emergence of the imago trinitatis
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Rohr, David
New Sciences of the Mind and the Limited Scope of Religious Conceptions of Human Nature
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Stroda, Una
Insight and Learning Through Laughter: We Shall Call Every Truth False Which Was Not Accompanied By At Least One Laugh
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Thompson, Brian
Old Testament Ethics and Primates: Love Your Neighbor as Transcendent Command
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Uca, Eda
Saints and Sinners All- But Not All the Same A Darwinian Third Wave Feminist Construction of Sin and Redemption
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Weissenbacher, Alan
A Research Proposal from Theology to Science: An Awakening Love of the Divine and Neural Mechanisms for Changing Entrenched Life Habits
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