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Vanderbilt University

1. Christian, Mark Alan. Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation.

Degree: PhD, Religion, 2011, Vanderbilt University

This project offers comprehensive theory to explain the origin of certain Pentateuchal passages that though few in number contrast sharply with the dominant traditions regarding the divine revelation at Mt. Sinai/Horeb. In the exegetical analyses of the germane passages, literary-historical and redactional models have been brought to bear and situated within the current international Pentateuchal debate. The research has both confirmed problems with wide-ranging redactional models and affirmed their necessity in explaining complex interweaving of contrasting viewpoints. Traditional notions of Pentateuchal authorship have left unsolved literary and literary-historical problems, especially with respect to the developmental stages apparent in the book of Deuteronomy, a text of critical importance for this study. This dissertation has explored the connections between the prophetically linked tradition of the Plenary Reception of Revelation (PRR; Israelites received direct, unmediated revelation from God as a community) and non-elite levitical priest-prophets based outside of urban centers. The research has shown that they supported this tradition and negotiated with elite priestly supporters of the dominant tradition (the Israelite community did not receive direct but rather mediated divine revelation) in behalf of its survival among the received tradition. In addition to literary analyses, the application of social (including archaeological), political, and legal theories have revealed a close working relationship between these Levites and lay leaders. Through their involvement in the making of Israelite literature, Levites saw to the inclusion of marginalized, âpopularâ traditions in the Hebrew Bible, which otherwise comprises a repository of traditions that affirms âofficialâ perspectives. I have found the following âpopularâ traditions advocated by the Levites to be closely interconnected: the PRR, positive and perhaps repeated experiences of direct encounter with the divine, an expansive notion of Israelite sanctification, and a pronounced openness to alien integration. My research has provided a window through which both the scholars and general readers of the Hebrew Bible can better view the contributions of local, non-elite priests and their lay constituents to the culture and religion of ancient Israel. Advisors/Committee Members: Douglas A. Knight (chair), Jack M. Sasson (committee member), Annalisa Azzoni (committee member), Robert Drews (committee member).

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APA (6th Edition):

Christian, M. A. (2011). Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation. (Doctoral Dissertation). Vanderbilt University. Retrieved from http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/available/etd-12012011-135559/ ;

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Christian, Mark Alan. “Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation.” 2011. Doctoral Dissertation, Vanderbilt University. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/available/etd-12012011-135559/ ;.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Christian, Mark Alan. “Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation.” 2011. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Christian MA. Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Vanderbilt University; 2011. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/available/etd-12012011-135559/ ;.

Council of Science Editors:

Christian MA. Levites and the Plenary Reception of Revelation. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Vanderbilt University; 2011. Available from: http://etd.library.vanderbilt.edu/available/etd-12012011-135559/ ;


Australian National University

2. Micklethwait, Guy Roland. Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films .

Degree: 2012, Australian National University

This research identifies the way the science of time travel is presented to the public through the medium of feature films, and discovers if this can be used to construct a comprehensive set of models about time travel and its consequences. There is no universally accepted understanding of what constitutes the nature of time. Even though the fundamental laws of physics do not prohibit time travel, scientists and philosophers do not agree about what would happen if backwards time travel ever became a reality. I identified models that scientists and philosophers have produced about the nature of time, time travel and other temporal phenomena. I then determined the model of time used in each of the 100 time travel films that I reviewed. I also used a verbal survey to elicit the personal models of time travel for each participant of three focus groups I conducted with members of the movie-going public. I compared these models of time with the personal models used by members of the movie-going public and synthesised them to develop a comprehensive set of 21 models of time. The "guyline" diagrams that I devised proved to be a very useful tool for analysing how the timelines of the time travellers behaved in each film. My research has shown that an investigation of time travel in films can indeed be used to construct useful models of time based on the evidence of the 21 models that I developed. Furthermore, I showed that both my models of time travel and my guyline diagrams helped to structure conversations about time with members of the movie-going public. The findings of this thesis can be used by scientists, philosophers, filmmakers and the public to help them clarify our thinking about time travel, the nature of time, how it is communicated, and also in future research.

Subjects/Keywords: time travel; models of time travel; models of time; films; feature films; movies; philosophy of time; physics of time; psychology of time; guyline diagram; timeline; time-line; scientists; philosophers; filmmakers; the public; Forwards Time Travel; Backwards time travel; temporal paradoxes; chaos theory; parallel worlds; wormholes; time dilation; relativity; special relativity; general relativity; arrow of time; free will; determinism; block universe; growing block universe; nature of time

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APA (6th Edition):

Micklethwait, G. R. (2012). Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films . (Thesis). Australian National University. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9486

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Micklethwait, Guy Roland. “Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films .” 2012. Thesis, Australian National University. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9486.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Micklethwait, Guy Roland. “Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films .” 2012. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Vancouver:

Micklethwait GR. Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films . [Internet] [Thesis]. Australian National University; 2012. [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9486.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Micklethwait GR. Models of Time Travel: a comparative study using films . [Thesis]. Australian National University; 2012. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9486

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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