2014 Senior Integrative Essay (“Comps”) Titles

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Vision for the Beloved Community:  A Close Examination of the Shift from "Phase One" to "Phase Two"
  • Jewish Identities in Motion:  New Holocaust Remembrance Rituals in the United States
  • Will the Revolution be "Spiritual?" Occupy, Spirituality, and Social Change
  • Vine Deloria on Indigenous Notions of Space and a Relational Universe
  • Beliefs and Culture:  Clashing Definitions of Religion on the Supreme Court
  • Theology of the Mad Farmer:  Stewardship in the Work and Life of Wendell Berry
  • "God is Not a God of Confusion":  Language Comprehension and Experience of God at a Haitian Immigrant Baptist Church
  • You Are What You Eat:  Exploring the Construction of a Black Social Body through Elijah Muhammad's Prescribed Rituals of Consumption
  • Summoning Sango:  The Moving Body in Sango Spirit Possession
  • Mothers in Sin and Salvation:  Examining Agency in Mizuko Kuyo and Women's Use of Blood Bowl Sutra
  • Heirs of the Prophets:  Knowledge and Authority in "Al-Jumuah" Magazine
  • An Ideal Order:  Understanding Sayyid Qutb's Definitions of the "Social" and "Social Justice" in Islam
  • Signs of Boundary, Signs of Change:  Examining the Westhampton Beach Eruv
  • Prescribing Pranayama:  The Integration of an Indic Breath Practice into American Biomedicine
  • Choosing Not to Be Chosen:  Reconceptualizing Jewish Chosenness in Modernity