2020 Senior Theses

Allen, Bruce
The Beautiful and Damned Body:
A Study of Embodiment in Contemporary Interpretations of the Bodhicaryāvatāra
Advisor: Katie Javanaud
2nd Reader: Bryan Lowe

Coley, Emma
OPEN YOUR HEARTS AND YOUR BUILDINGS: Occupation, Urban Theology, and Faithful Responses to Portland’s Village Movement
Advisor: Eric Gregory and Judith Hamera
2nd Reader: Shaun Marmon

Diehl, Cole
“There is a God-Like Element in These Latrines”: Sade and Guilt in French Literature
Advisor: Gabriel Citron
2nd Reader: Seth Perrry

Fitzgerald, Shanon
IMAGINED FACTIONS AND THEIR NARRATIVES IN AMERICAN RELIGION AND POLITICS
Advisor: Seth Perry
2nd Reader: Stephen Teiser

Helgaas, Tait
Pragmatism, Principles, and the Calculus: Religion and Free-thinkers in Berkeley’s Analyst
Advisor: Qasim Zaman
2nd Reader: Andrew Chignell

Hergenrother, Emma
BEING AND BECOMING: CREATION EX NIHILO, DEEP INCARNATION, AND THE IMAGO DEI IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT
Advisor: Elaine Pagels
2nd Reader: Michael Thate

Igoe, Matthew
ST. THÉRÈSE AND HER READERS: A STUDY IN THE CATHOLIC THEOLOGY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Advisor: Denys Turner
2nd Reader: Eric Gregory

Pelts, Tali
ORNAMENT OF ALL SEPPHORIS? IMAGES AND MEANING-MAKING AT THE HOUSE OF DIONYSUS
Advisor: Martha Himmelfarb
2nd Reader: Elaine Pagels