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Medieval fasting and anorexia nervosa as goal-oriented ascetic practices (thesis)
This paper analyzes various theories of asceticism and the body and assesses those theories in the context of two behaviors typically considered to have ascetic components: medieval female fasting and modem anorexia nervosa ...
Ain't no drownin' the spirit : the New Orleans civil religion and its role in Hurricane Katrina (thesis)
Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in the early hours of August 29, 2005, causing the levees surrounding the city of New Orleans to rupture. As flood water rushed into the city, many people questioned the justice of God. ...