Center for Religious Studies Electronic Dissertations (UMKC)
The items in this collection are the dissertations written by students of the Center for Religious Studies. Some items may be viewed only by members of the University of Missouri System and/or University of Missouri-Kansas City. Click on one of the browse buttons above for a complete listing of the works.
(2014-02-26)This study traces the assimilation process of more than six hundred Saxon Lutherans who migrated to Perry County, Missouri, in 1839. As one of the few groups in the nineteenth century who chose to move to the United ...
Blasphemous bodies: Transgressive morality as cultural interrogation in romance fiction of the long nineteenth century (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-05-13)The long nineteenth century was characterized by advances in medical, biological and technological knowledge that often complicated definitions of human life and blurred the lines between life and death. These changes ...