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    • The worship of the New Testament church: A grammatical and contextual analysis of first-century Christian devotion 

      Holmes, James Christopher (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003-12-03)
      This thesis examines the nature of New Testament church worship and seeks to understand the concept of worship among first-century Christians. Chapter 1 describes the misconceptions held by present-day worshipers and ...
    • The Worship-Discipleship Nexus: Integrating Worship Practice and a Discipleship Pathway 

      Vitarelli, Chad Michael (Southern Baptist Theological SeminarySchool of Missions and Evangelism, 2021-11-12)
      The intent of this study is to learn from exemplar church leaders who recognize significant convergence between the biblical aims of corporate worship and Christian discipleship. By observing the planning practices of these ...
    • The Year of the Lord's Favor: An Old Testament Theology of the Jubilee 

      Breland, Charles Randall (Southern Baptist Theological SeminarySchool of Theology, 2019-12-05)
      This dissertation argues that the Jubilee is (1) a law of ancient Israel that aimed to preserve Israel’s egalitarian system of land tenure, recalled the Sabbath rest of creation, and reenacted Yahweh’s liberation of Israel ...
    • “You Only Have I Known”: Social Identity and the Book of Amos 

      King, Andrew Michael (Southern Baptist Theological SeminarySchool of Theology, 2019-03-19)
      This dissertation assesses how the book of Amos shapes the social identity of its audience. Chapter 1 contextualizes this project in Amos scholarship and shows the relevance of this study. Chapter 2 introduces the ...
    • Zechariah: Select Problems and Allusive Solutions 

      Seufert, Matthew Thomas (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2018-01-02)
      This dissertation interprets four particularly perplexing Zecharian texts (1:3, 1:11, 5:5-11, and 11) in light of allusions to other texts in order to exhibit the usefulness of an allusive approach to the interpretation ...