12. Unpublished Doctoral Theses

Aspan, P. F. "Toward a New Reading of Paul's Letter to the Philippians in Light of Kuhnian Analysis of New Testament Criticism". PhD dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1990.

Aymer, B. C. P. "A Socioreligious Revolution: A Sociological Exegesis of 'Poor' and 'Rich' in Luke-Acts". PhD dissertation, Boston University, 1987.

Barnes, J. A. “Honor and Shame: A Sociological Model for Understanding Acts 16:11-40”. ThD dissertation, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995.

Cleveland, R. E. "Colossians: Polemic or Parenesis?". PhD dissertation, Fordham University, 2000.

Collins, M. S. "Rhetoric, Household, and Cosmos: A Rhetorical and Sociological Analysis of the Letter to the Colossians with Particular Focus on Col 3:18-4:1". PhD dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1995.

Craffert, P. F. "A Social-Scientific Key to Paul's Letter to the Galatians: An Alternative to Opponent Hypotheses as a Cypher Key". DTh thesis, University of South Africa, 1992.

Delbridge, M. L. "'Family' as a Problem for New Religious Movements: The Pastoral Epistles' Collaboration with the Greco-Roman Household". PhD dissertation, Union Theological Seminary, 2001.

Dreyer, Y. "Instititutionalization of Authority and Titles Used for Jesus". PhD dissertation, University of Pretoria, 2000.

Duff, P. B. "Honor or Shame: The Language of Processions and Perception in 2 Cor 2:14-6:13, 7:2-4". PhD dissertation, University of Chicago, 1988.

Eddy, G. E. G. "Contributing out of Her Poverty: A Study of the Widow in Luke-Acts". PhD dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1999.

Elsdon, R. "Converts or Adherents? Paul and the Early Christians in Corinth according to Berger and Luckamnn's Sociology of Knowledge". PhD thesis, Milltown Institute of Theology & Philosophy (Dublin), 2000.

Faulkener, A. "The Emergence of Gentile Leadership and the Jerusalem Conference: A Socio-Psychological Approach to the Group Dynamics of the Participation of Gentile Believers in the Early Church". PhD thesis, University of Durham, 2009.

Finger, L. H. "An Investigation of Communal Meals in Acts 2:42-47 and 6:1-6: A Socio-Historical and Gender Analysis of Commensality in the Jerusalem Church". PhD dissertation, Northwestern University, 1997.

Finney, M. T. "Conflict in Corinth: The Appropriateness of Honour-Shame as the Primary Context". PhD thesis, University of St.Andrew's, 2004.

Futral, J. R. JR. "The Rhetorical Value of City as a Sociological Symbol in the Book of Revelation". PhD dissertation, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002.

Gil Arbiol, C. J. "Autostigmatization in the Jesus Movement: Essay on Socio-Scientific Exegesis". PhD dissertation, Universidad de Deutso, 2001.

Gonzalez, R. D. "Laying-on of Hands in Luke and Acts: Theology, Ritual, and Interpretation". PhD dissertation, Baylor University, 1999.

Hawkins, F. K. "1 Corinthians 8:1-11:1: The Making and Meaning of Difference". PhD dissertation, Emory University, 2001.

Heen, E. M. "Saturnalicius Princeps: The Enthronement of Jesus in Early Christian Discourse". PhD dissertation, Columbia University, 1997.

Henderson, J. L. "A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Glossolalia in Corinth". PhD dissertation, Northwestern University, 1997. 

Hendricks, O. M. JR. "A Discourse of Domination: A Socio-Rhetorical Study of the Meaning of 'Ioudaios' in the Fourth Gospel". PhD dissertation, Princeton University, 1995.

Hill, C. S. "The Sociology of the New Testament Church to A.D. 62: An Examination of the Early New Testament Church in Relation to Its Contemporary Social Setting". PhD thesis, University of Nottingham, 1972.

Hong, S. "Paul's Efforts at Consolidation of Conversion: A Sociological Study of First Thessalonians and Philippians". PhD dissertation, Boston University, 1994. 

Hood, R. V. "A Socio-Anthropological Analysis of Gentile-Jew Relationships in Rome and Antioch". PhD dissertation, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2002.

Huie-Jolly, M. R. "The Son Enthroned in Conflict: A Socio-Rhetorical Analysis of John 5.17-23". PhD thesis, University of Otago, 1994.

Johnson-Hodge, C. E. "'If Sons, then Heirs': A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in Paul's Letters". PhD dissertation, Brown University, 2002.

Keay, R. D. "Paul the Spiritual Guide: A Social Identity Perspective on Paul's Apostolic Self-Identification". PhD dissertation, University of St.Andrews, 2004.

LaHurd, C. S. "The Author's Call to the Audience in the Acts of the Apostles: A Literary-Critical-Anthropological Reading". PhD dissertation, University of Pittsburgh, 1987.

Lee, J. W. "Paul and the Politics of Difference: A Contextual Study of Jewish-Gentile Difference in Galatians and Romans". PhD dissertation, Union Theological Seminary, 2002.

Logsdon, M. A. "Suffering and Abandonment in the Gospel of Mark: Socio-Textual Clues Pointing toward a Shared Roman Community". PhD dissertation, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003.

Macalinao, F. L. JR. "The 'New' Socio-Historical Method for New Testament Interpretation". STD dissertation, Gregorian University, 1994.

Mahlangu, E. "The Family (reality and imagery) as a Hermeneutical Procedure for Interpreting the Gospels within the Socio-Cultural Context of the Ancient Mediterranean World: An African Social-Description Approach". PhD dissertation, University of Pretoria, 2000.

May, D. M. "The Role of House and Household Language in the Markan Social World". PhD dissertation, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987.

McCabe, D. R. "How to Kill Things with Words: Ananias and Sapphira under the Apostolic-Prophetic Speech-Act of Divine Judgment (Acts 4:32-5:11)". PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2008.

McDermott, J. S. "The Quest for Community Stabilization: A Social-Science Interpretation of the Pastoral Epistles". PhD dissertation, Drew University, 1991. 

McKeener, M. C. "Sacred Space and Discursive Field: The Narrative Function of the Temple in Luke-Acts". PhD dissertation, Graduate Theological Union, 1999.

Megbelayin, I. O. J. "A Socio-Rhetorical Analysis of the Lukan Narrative of the Last Supper". PhD dissertation, University of Ottawa, 2002.

Muir, S. C. "Healing, Initiation and Community in Luke-Acts: A Comparative Analysis". PhD dissertation, University of Ottawa, 1999.

O'Hara, R. P. "Economics and the basileia tou theou in Mark". PhD dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 2003.

O'Keefe, A. "The House as Key to Understanding Acts (the Micro-Text) within Its Roman Imperial Context (the Macro-Text)". PhD dissertation, Trinity College Dublin, 2002.

Perkins, W. J. JR. "A Sociological Exegesis of Pauline Parenesis Pertaining to the Formation of the Community of Believers in Romans, 1 & 2 Corinthians, Galatians and 1 & 2 Thessalonians". PhD dissertation, Baylor University, 1992.

Poetker, K. M. "'You are my mother, my brothers, and my sisters': A Literary-Anthropological Investigation of Family in the Gospel of Mark". PhD dissertation, Emory University, 2001.

Rand, T. A. "The Rhetoric of Ritual: Galatians as Mystagogy". PhD dissertation, Northwestern University, 2000.

Reeve, T. L. "Luke 3:1-4:5 and the Rite of Passage in Ancient Literature: Liminality and Transformation". PhD dissertation, University of Notre Dame, 2007.

Renner, G. L. "The Life-World of the Johannine Community: An Investigation of the Social Dynamics which Resulted in the Composition of the Fourth Gospel". PhD dissertation, Boston University, 1982.

Rincon, L. Y. "The Story Parables as Windows to Jesus' Vision of Community". PhD dissertation, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003.

Røsaeg, N. A. "Jesus from Galilee and Political Power: A Socio-Historical Investigation". TheolD thesis, University of Oslo, 1990.

Serrao, C. J. O. "Holiness and Sexual Ethics in Paul: An Analysis of the Use of Social Sciences in the Study of the New Testament". PhD dissertation, Claremont Graduate University, 1996.

Sisson, R. B. "The Apostle as Athlete: A Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation of 1 Corinthians 9". PhD dissertation, Emory University, 1994. 

Stanley, J. E. "The Use of the Symbol of Four World Empires to Inspire Resistance to or Acceptance of Hellenism in Daniel 2, Daniel 7, 4 Ezra 11-12, Revelation 13, and Antiquities of the Jews: Insights from the Sociology of Knowledge and Sect Analysis". PhD dissertation, University of Denver, 1986.

Stansbury, H. A. III "Corinthian Honor, Corinthian Conflict: A Social History of Early Roman Corinth and Its Pauline Community". PhD dissertation, University of California, 1990.

Steer, S. M. "Eating Bread in the Kingdom of God: The Foodways of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke". PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary, 2002.

Stott, T. L. "Symbolic Healing and the Body at Corinth: An Anthropological Analysis of Paul's Rhetoric". PhD dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1998.

Thomas, S. K. "A Sociological Analysis of Guilds in First-Century Asia Minor as Background for Revelation 2:19-29". PhD dissertation, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994.

van Broekhoven, H. JR. "Wisdom and the World: The Functions of Wisdom Imagery in Sirach, Pseudo-Solomon and Colossians". PhD dissertation, Boston University, 1988.

Wallace, G. L. "Social Stratification in the New Testament and Early Christianity through 125CE". PhD dissertation, Temple University, 2000.

Watson, D. F. III. "Honor among Christians: A Reassessment of the 'Messianic Secret'". PhD dissertation, Southern Methodist University, 2006.

Webber, R. C. "An Analysis of Power in the Jerusalem Church in Acts". PhD dissertation, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989.

Williams, R. H. "Charismatic Patronage and Brokerage: Episcopal Leadership in the Letters of Ignatius of Antioch". PhD dissertation, University of Ottawa, 1997.