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This integrative study paper explores three documents from the Second Vatican Council (Lumen Gentium Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Gaudium et Spes Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World and Dei Verbum Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation) from the perspective of a...
Union and Communion: A Heuristic Inquiry into the Practice of Presence and the Experience of the HolyDownload
This thesis explored how the practice of presence has impacted the experience of the Holy. As a heuristic process, the scope of the research was limited to the person of the researcher. This included all aspects of life for the researcher as all dimensions of human experience are available to...
Understanding Growth: The Roles of Evangelism and a Church's Identity in Determining whether Newcomers are Invited to BelongDownload
The admission of children to communion on baptism without confirmation introduced a debate about how to define membership in the Anglican Church of Canada. Declining membership raised concerns around attracting new members. Using a Grounded Theory approach the researcher interviewed individuals...
This research is a narrative inquiry into the immediate and long-term effects of soul loss retrieval as a way of recovering rom long-term trauma and dissociation. Particular interest is placed on the ability of soul retrieval to restore wholeness and power balance to a person’s life. In inquired...
This study is an in-depth exploration of one woman's experience of coming into relation with such functions as authenticity, personal and professional agency, and creative expression. As interpreted through a Jungian lens, these functions are associated with masculine energy. The mythical...
Toward an Illustrated Understanding of Art Therapy for ADHD: A Creative Inquiry Using Scoping Review, Autoethnography, and Visual MethodsDownload
Affecting at least 5% of youth and 2.5% of adults worldwide, ADHD is associated with considerable suffering. Art therapists must therefore know how best to support clients of all ages who live with this neurodevelopmental disorder. Unfortunately, literature describing or evaluating art therapy...
To See Who I Am: An Arts-Based Research Project on the Identity Formation of a Spiritual Care PractitionerDownload
Research on the identity formation of spiritual care practitioners has been based primarily in the field of Christian theology, using Biblical models and sources. In our increasingly secular-humanist, multi-faith society, alternate approaches to research in this area are needed. The aim of this...
To Be Redemptorist: The Emerging Vocation of the Lay Missionary of the Most Holy Redeemer Within the Redemptorist FamilyDownload
“Lay Missionaries of the Most Holy Redeemer (LMMHR) are those lay people engaged in the closest form of partnership in mission with Redemptorists. The category of LMMHR was created by the 1991 General Chapter of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer. My dissertation addresses the question,...
The following study addresses the experience of climate grief in young organizers in Edmonton, Alberta / amiswaciwâskahikan, Treaty 6. Grounded in an art-based research methodology and using a theological lens, I examined the ways climate organizers give meaning to their grief and the ways shared...
Through My Looking Glass: A Woman's Experience of Living Long-Term with Invisible Undiagnosed Chronic Physical Illness and Pain and its Impact Upon Her Sense of SelfDownload
This heuristic thesis explores the experience of a woman living for decades with invisible, undiagnosed, chronic physical illness and pain. With ethical care and respect for confidentiality, the researcher recalls incidents of trauma in her early life that informed the development of her self....