Monthly Archives: August 2012

Satanism, Witchcraft & Spirit Possession – 1931: The American Abyss, Chapter Four in The Monster Show

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. William Harman Satanism, Witchcraft & Spirit Possession, 3/23/2011 1931: The American Abyss, Chapter Four in The Monster Show     There have been many deeply and profoundly challenging times in American History. According to David J. Skall, … Continue reading

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Satanism, Witchcraft, and Spirit Possession – Nondialectical Postcolonialism in Barstow’s Witchcraze; A Review

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. William Harman Satanism, Witchcraft, and Spirit Possession- REL3690, 2/9/2011 Nondialectical Postcolonialism in Barstow’s Witchcraze     The history of witchcraft and the corresponding witch hunting that have occurred throughout history are things that weigh heavy on the … Continue reading

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A Response to How about demons?: possession and exorcism in the modern world

A Response to How about demons?: possession and exorcism in the modern world I honestly found Goodman’s book both profoundly interesting and, at the same time, a bit unsettling. Because I am a 3rd generation Pentecostal – I found what … Continue reading

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Considerations Regarding M. Scott Peck’s Proposed Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Approach, as Described in The People of the Lie: A Defense for Peck’s Inclusivity of the Metaphysical, with reference to a proposed critical necessity for a self-reflectivity in the doubt of the materialist-atheist skeptic.

Considerations Regarding M. Scott Peck’s Proposed Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Approach, as Described in The People of the Lie: A Defense for Peck’s Inclusivity of the Metaphysical, with reference to a proposed critical necessity for a self-reflectivity in the doubt of the … Continue reading

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Modern Monasticism: Personal Journeys and Reflections into Monasticism with general reference to the Benedictine Rule.

Modern Monasticism: Personal Journeys and Reflections into Monasticism with general reference to the Benedictine Rule.   The purpose of monastic renewal and reform is to find ways in which monks and sisters can remain true to their vocation by deepening … Continue reading

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Circumnavigating ‘The Circuit of the Different;’ exploring Proclus’ assertions and contestations in relation to Iamblicus & Plotinus – with reference to The Will, Happiness of the Individual, and The Charioteer analogy.

Circumnavigating ‘The Circuit of the Different;’ exploring Proclus’ assertions and contestations in relation to Iamblicus & Plotinus – with reference to The Will, Happiness of the Individual, and The Charioteer analogy.   Submitted for Final Exam, Ancient Philosophy 351, Dr. … Continue reading

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‘This is Berlin Calling, Dear, Speaking to one American Boy;’ Consequences and Sexual Recontextualizations, subsequent to the Employment of the Feminine Essence in The Battle for the Soldier’s Masculine Mind: Women in Radio Propaganda in WWII

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 4/7/2011 ‘This is Berlin Calling, Dear, Speaking to one American Boy;’ Consequences and Sexual Recontextualizations, subsequent to the Employment of the Feminine Essence in The Battle for the Soldier’s Masculine Mind: Women … Continue reading

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Moving the Mountains – A post-Propagandized View of the Socio-political & Economic-ecological dialogues involving Mountain Top Removal Mining

(Please note, this includes a ‘supplemental resources’ section, along with footnotes and the bibliography) Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 3/10/2011 2nd Paper: Moving the Mountains – A post-Propagandized View of the Socio-political & Economic-ecological dialogues involving Mountain … Continue reading

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Propaganda & Persuasion – Final Essay Letter passively utilizing propaganda techniques

_______________________________ ***Author’s note – *** This is an essay which was written and submitted as a letter. The stated goal of the assignment was to write a letter describing my experience in the class and then to also subsequently employ … Continue reading

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Propaganda & Persuasion – Comments on an Interpretive Heuristic with Reference to George Bush’s Post-9/11 Speech

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 1/27/2011 Comments on an Interpretive Heuristic with Reference to George Bush’s Post-9/11 Speech       1) What is the main claim/thesis/idea? The main claim that is made is that there has … Continue reading

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