Honors Work in Religion

2009

Joshua Bohannon
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Philosophy & Religion):
Berkeley and Christology: Or, What Immaterialism Can Do For Orthodox Faith

2008

Philip Miskovic
Summer Honors Project in Religion
To Form Good Men and Good Citizens': The Hampden-Sydney Religion

2006

Philip Miskovic
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Mapping and Photograpically Documenting the Religious Communities of Blacksburg

Patrick Johnson
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Pre-Creation Discourse: An Interpretive Methodology for Studying Ancient Rhetoric


2005

Jonathan R. Foote
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Biology & Religion):
"Science and Christianity: A Necessary Tension?" 
 
James Steelman
Departmental Honors in Religion
"An Analysis of the Cherubim in Genesis the Chapter 3"

Justin Hill
Summer Honors Project in Religion
The Nature of Sin


2004

R. Michael Birch
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Political Science & Religion):
Catholicism in the Public Square: A New Model for Political Involvement

Mark C. McKnight
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in English & Religion):
Sex, Sports, and Sin in Frederick Barthelme's 'Shopgirls' and Barry Hannah's 'Yonder Stands Your Orphan'

Patrick Brannon
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Ethnographical study of snake-handling Christians in Alabama


2003

Adam Bowling
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Biology & Religion):
Ethical and Theological Issues Raised by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer 

Kerr Ramsay
Departmental Honors in Religion
Complex Continuity: Changes in Stability in the Christian Identity of Hampden-Sydney College

Michael Conrad
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Religious Mapping of Chowan County, North Carolina

Charles McCants
Summer Honors Project in Religion
A Textual and Critical Inquiry into the Ascension of Isaiah


2002

Robert Luther
Summer Honors Project in Religion
An Introspective Look at the Mind and Theology of Martin Luther

Mark McKnight
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Behold the Continuous Stutter: Sacramental Retrospective in the Work of Howard Finstiner


2001

Daniel Larison
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Religion & History):
Images of Identity: Byzantine Universalism, Orthodox Reformation, and the Growth of the State

Matthew V. Cochrane-Logan
Departmental Honors in Religion
A Forgotten Conquest: A Study of the Spanish Theologian and Missionary, Bartolome de Las Casas, His Relationship to Early Missionary Efforts in Sixteenth Century Latin America, and the Continuing Effects of His Thought on Contemporary Liberation Theology

J. Bennett White
Departmental Honors in Religion
Jolo and Jesus: Snake-Handling Christians in Jolo, West Virginia

James Fraser
Summer Honors Project in Religion
The Trajectory of 'Common Prayer' into the Third Millennium

Mark McKnight
Summer Honors Project in Religion
Faith Reason, and Mystery: A Critical Examination of Expression in a Post-Babel World


2000

Christopher K. Gross
Departmental Honors in Religion
A Picture Painted without God: Alasdair MacIntyre, Stanley Hauerwas, and the Predicament of Religion in the Modern Era

Thornton Bradley Henry
Departmental Honors in Religion and English
Flannery O'Connor: The Eucharistic Mystery of the Incarnation

Robert A. Young III
Departmental Honors in Religion
Sunyata and Ethics: A Critical Study of Chapters XXIII and XXIV of Nagarjuna's 'Mulamadhyamakakarika'

Daniel Larison
Summer Honors in Religion
The Theology of Dissent: Orthodox traditionalism Confronts Modernity


1999

Jason A. Weis
Departmental Honors in Philosophy and Religion
The Intellectual's Flight of the Soul in Augustine's Earliest Writings

Thornton Bradley Henry
Summer Honors in Religion
Flannery O'Connor: The Prayer of the Pharisee

Robert Young
Summer Honors in Religion
The Practice of Engaging Realization: An Investigation into the Relationship between Meditation and Social Engagement.


1998

Thomas I. Johnson, Jr.
Senior Fellowship (Interdisciplinary Honors in Religion & Philosophy):
Christianity's 'Being-in-the-World': the Post-Modern Question

Shaun P. Bourgeois
Departmental Honors in Philosophy and Religion
Occasionalism: Philosophy in the Service of Religion


1997

David W. Cias
Departmental Honors in English & Religion
John Donne's Passionate God

Richard Bakewell
Summer Honors in Biology and Religion
Sin in Society: A Scientific and Religious Examination

T. I. Johnson
Summer Honors in Religion
Defining Theology's Change of Epistemology: The Ideals of Modern Christianity

Tay Moss
Summer Honors in Religion
The Religious Patterns of Nepal


1995

Logan H. Brown
Departmental Honors in Religion
The Earth Goddess and the Rediscovery of the Prescription for Living the Good Life: Reflections on Gaia, Environmentalism, and the Judeo-Christian Tradition