• Inequality in the rhetoric of Buddhist-kami relations 

    Waters, Diamante (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    Buddhism has long been praised and viewed as religion that embraces other faiths without compromising itself or the other religion. In history, Buddhism has been thought to meld with the indigenous traditions it encountered ...
  • "Until God shall visit the Earth": the role of covenant theology in the Qumran movement 

    Tallent, Daniel (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    Since their discovery, the Qumran community and the texts of the Dead Sea Scrolls have often been viewed through the lens of contemporary and later religious groups, such as the Pharisees, Sadducees, or Christians. In this ...