Posts in category Grad School Papers Catalog

These are a collection of papers I wrote in pursuit of my Masters in Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Ohio Dominican University.


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Grad School Papers Catalog

The History of the Catholic Idea of the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony and a Series of Propositions on how Two Become One Flesh

Using sacred Scripture, writings from the fathers, councils, popes, doctors, Catholic theologians and those who are opposed to the Catholic teaching on the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony, I intend to communicate the history of the Catholic idea of marriage and then offer a series of propositions on the role that grace and sacrificial love plays in husband and wife becoming one flesh through the Sacrament made specifically for it.

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Grad School Papers Catalog

The First and Last in the Genre of ‘Lost Brother’ Reconcilement Narratives

This narrative is rich in theological meaning and real life praxis of the faith. There is a great deal to say here about the trustworthiness of God, the silliness of fear, and the benefits of showing humility before God and man.  There is also a great deal to consider about Esau and the father in Luke’s narrative being like an image of the Church.

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