MABTS Theses

A Girardian Reading of Violent Imagery in Revelation

Jeremy Duncan
Ambrose Seminary thesis
René Girard's theories on the mimetic relationship between violence and religion and the genesis and maintenance of culture have had a profound impact on many disciplines. The Colloquium on
René Girard's theories on the mimetic relationship between violence and religion and the genesis and maintenance of culture have had a profound impact on many disciplines. The Colloquium on Violence and Religion gathers scholars across a wide range of fields including theology and biblical studies to study Girard’s work. In the past, scholars have used Girard's ideas to interpret and reinterpret Old and New Testaments texts; however, the body of work using Girard as a critical lens to read Revelation is minimal.
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Rehearsing Mythic Memory: Cultural Memory, Intertextuality, and the Sitz im Leben of Habakkuk’s Prophecy

Chelsea Lamb Mak
Ambrose University Seminary thesis
Cultural memory theory as an interdisciplinary field of research is concerned with the usability of the past for the formation of identity in the present. Theorists argue that cultural memories are only re-appropriated and re-cast as they are found to be useful for contemporary communities facing new and complex circumstances. One medium through which a community’s memories may be reclaimed and reused is literature and, specifically, through the text forming work of intertextuality.
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