Religious Studies

In its Honors Program the Religious Studies program awards Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors to student research projects. The projects listed below have been defended successfully, and a copy of the thesis deposited in Swem Library.

Key:
  • Student, "Thesis" (Honors level)
    Committee Chair + Other Committee Members
2016-17
2015-16
  • No Honors students this year
2014-15
2013-14
2011-12
2009-10
2008-09
2007-08
2006-07
  • Nadim Bawalsa, "Palestinian Christians: Emigration, the Occupation, and Political Islam" (Highest Honors)
    Tamara Sonn + Michael Daise, Abdul-Karim Rafeq
  • Kerry Casey, "Typology in the Letter to the Hebrews and Melito of Sardis' On Pascha" (Highest Honors)
    Michael Daise + Tamara Sonn, Naama Zahava-Ely
  • Joanna Greer, "'For Christ's Sake': The Re-Invention of Paul's Fool in Thirteenth-Century Latin Christianity" (Highest Honors)
    Alison Beach + John Morreal, Jennifer Taylor
  • Christopher Heaney, "What to Make of a Fair: The Minjar Mela of Chamba, India" (High Honors)
    Kevin Vose + Suzanne Bessinger, Chitrakehka Zutshi
2005-06
  • Megan Vail, "Music of the Gods: The Intersection of Music and Religion in the Indian Tradition" (Honors)
    Richard Mann + Kevin Vose, Anne Rasmussen
2004-05
  • Patrick Comstock
    Hans Tiefel + John Morreall, Alan Fuchs
  • Megan Castellan
    Tamara Sonn + Marc Raphael, Abdul-Karim Rafeq
  • Christopher Gegenheimer
    John Morreall + Alison Beach, Brad Weiss
  • Katherine Ketcham
    Tamara Sonn + Marc Raphael, Christy Warren
  • Justin McIntosh
    Marc Raphael + John Morreall, Ron Schechter
  • David Smith
    Maureen Fitzgerald + Marc Raphael, Charles McGovern