Atlantic School of Theology

Atlantic School of Theology

Recent Submissions

  • Theriault, Deborah (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    This thesis describes the creative arts therapies being implemented throughout Canada and in two major areas in the United States. Creative art therapies include art, music, poetry, dance and movement therapy, improvisation ...

  • Hogan, Elizabeth A. (Atlantic School of Theology, 2016)
    This thesis traces the relationship of The United Church of Canada to the development of Canadian national identity in the years prior to Church Union, and in the first forty years of the denomination's history, with ...

  • Campbell, Rachel Anne (Atlantic School of Theology, 2016)
    This thesis explores faithful expressions of singleness for divorced United Church clergy as defined by those clergy members, and how these expressions are perceived by the church. Using the qualitative research method of ...

  • Robertson, Allen Barry (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    J. R. R. Tolkien in his writings both in fantasy literature and critical reflections clearly shows his passionate religious faith, deep knowledge of mythology and the significance of language in understanding cultural ...

  • Jones, Kate (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    “Who Am I? Bi-Vocational Ministers and Pastoral Identity” is a Hermeneutic Phenomenological study that examines the experience of bi-vocational ministers in the United Church of Canada as they navigate their vocational ...

  • Atwood, David William (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    Churches mosques and synagogues are under pressure in an increasing secularized world. Where do such communities find a sense of identity and hope, and does it have anything to do with prayer? This grounded theory study ...

  • McNulty, Falen (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    This ethnographic study looks at the links between non-attending Christians and their tattoos. Why did they get a religious tattoo? Does it have any connection to spirituality? What does it represent to them? This ...

  • Weaver, William (Atlantic School of Theology, 2016)
    This qualitative study seeks to explore the lived experience of parishioners, in United Church of Canada congregations, during the event of a clergy extramarital affair. Included is a review of relevant literature, a general ...

  • Ratcliffe, Caitlin Emma Louise (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    This qualitative research study examines the experience of young, single clergywomen in congregations across Canada. Because women have only been able to serve as ordained clergy in certain denominations in the last few ...

  • Carras, Shirley Lorraine (Atlantic School of Theology, 2017)
    This qualitative research study explores the experience of ordained clergy living out their vocational calling in a team ministry setting. Using a two-point case study methodology, and an ethnographic approach, the data ...

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