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Making the Frontier’s Anatomical Engineers: Osteopathy, A. T. Still (1828–1917), his Acolytes and Patients
explain the appeal of osteopathic medicine. Using patient testimonials from osteopathic journals, I examine the practicality, optimism, and patient-centered evaluation in osteopathic medicine. Still and the early osteopaths defended their drugless medicine...
The Victorian Preacher’s Malady: The Metaphorical Usage of Gout in the Life of Charles Haddon Spurgeon
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2017)
This dissertation examines the use of the gout metaphor in the life and writings of one of Victorian England’s most eminent preachers and gout sufferers, the Baptist Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892). Careful scrutiny ...
Three Paths To Religious Integration In Ernest Hemingway’s War Fiction
(University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2018)
My dissertation studies religiosity in Ernest Hemingway’s war fiction in terms of how his soldier characters connect to the divine. The means to understanding this connection is in refining how the characters express ...