This online database contains the full-text of PhD dissertations and Masters’ theses of Wilfrid Laurier University students from 1982 forward. These documents are made available for personal study and research purposes only, in accordance with the Canadian Copyright Act and the Creative Commons license—CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution, Non-Commercial, No Derivative Works). Under this license, works must always be attributed to the copyright holder (original author), cannot be used for any commercial purposes, and may not be altered. Any other use would require the permission of the copyright holder. Students can choose to withdraw their dissertation and/or thesis from this database. For additional inquiries, please contact the repository administrator via e-mail or by telephone at 519-884-0710 ext. 2073.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Not Sinking with the Titanic: Personal Agency as a Key Factor in Transforming Trauma into Posttraumatic Growth, Alida C. vanDijk

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Benefit Of A Clergy Union To The United Church of Canada, Margaret J. Perry

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Partnerships between Hospitals and Community: A Qualitative Study on Collaboration for Spiritual Care in Healthcare, Angela E. Schmidt

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Effective Islamic Spiritual Care: Foundations and Practices of Imams and Other Muslim Spiritual Caregivers, Nazila Isgandarova

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Living on Breath and Spirit: Spiritual Intelligence and Spiritual Journey in the Christian Faith Tradition, Maria Zinsstag

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Using Scripture in Counselling Evangelicals, A. Tim Span

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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The Impact of the Blackberry on Couple Relationships, Jurgen Dieter Czechowsky

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Impact of Diagnostic Labels, Janice E. Dinsmore Czechowsky

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Computer Mediated Communication: Providing Pastoral Care to Youth in “A High Tech” World, Tanya L. Ramer

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Preaching as Spirit-Directed Witness, Klaus Sonnenberg

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Dying and Behold We Live, Steele Lazerte

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The Notion of Healing in the Therapeutic Work of Georeg Freemesser and Steve De Shazer: A Comparison, Mary Marrocco

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Community pastoral care in Faith and Light: A qualitative study of perpetual parenthood from a pastoral care and counselling perspective, Timothy William Dobbin

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Moral agency and faith: A construal of Luther, Donald F. Irvine

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Client satisfaction and goal achievement: From a client's view at Cambridge Interfaith Family Counselling Centre, Dawn Diane Yarker

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Models of pastoral counselling: An ethnographic study, Peter William McIntyre

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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The Welcoming Congregation Movement and the experiences of lesbian women in the Christian church, Kathryn Lynn Dykeman

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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How does a female clergy's personal experience of divorce affect her religious faith?, Darlene Verna Gidge

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Is tolerance enough? One Christian's perspective, Mario Daniel Sassi

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Pastoral visitation of the sick: Reflections of a Japanese pastor, Kazuhito Yamada

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Christian counselling: Toward a transformation model, Robert W. Babcock

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The Passover of Christ: 'Do [you] this in remembrance of me.' A systematic description of Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Anabaptist, and Lutheran theology and ethics, Oscar Carvajal Romero

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'Queerscapes': Lesbian women's experience of bias in Supervised Pastoral Education (SPE) in the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE), Margaret Arlene Eby

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A homiletical hermeneutic for the re-writing of hymn texts, J. Daniel Gibson

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A qualitative study of the experience of God by palliative care patients in the context of innocent suffering, Colleen Patricia Lashmar

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Toward an alternate mode of discourse for the pastoral counselling relationship in light of the process pastoral theology of Larry Kent Graham and the narrative therapy of Michael White, William Lorne Mitchell

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A survey of feeling as motivation in volunteerism and ethics, Sung Taek Shim

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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A healing story: A family systems view of the intertwining of family stories with the biblical narrative, John Frederick Nunns

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One chaplain's exploration of a spiritual healing model for the grief experience of aging women, H. Lorene Joy Schmidt

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The odd couple: A developmental perspective in pastoral relationship dynamics, Paul Donald Scuse

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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What is the unique and direct effect of an uninvolved father on his son's self-concept as an adult man? A dialogue between Samuel Osherson's 'finding our fathers,' social scientists and Christian theology, Christopher Stephen Beausoleil

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Never call them 'jerks': An approach to responsible pastoral leadership in the face of difficult behaviour in the congregation, Arthur Paul Boers

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A question of integrity: A theological exercise in relating process thought with object relations psychology in pastoral counselling, Cindy Schnasa Jacobsen

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Humour as a narrative of difference in responding to crisis events in marital relationships, George Paul Stemp

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Chinese congregations of Ontario in the context of the history of pastoral care practice, Chun-An Wang

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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The search for meaning in grief: A comparison of Victor Frankl's Search for Meaning with Douglas Hall's Theology of the Cross, and their implications for grief ministry, Byron Ross Gilmore

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A study of Biblical families from the perspective of family systems therapy, Gunar John Kravalis

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Being there: A qualitative study of how fathers overcome obstacles to intimacy with their children, Bradley Thomas Morrison

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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In mom and dad's shadows: An exploration of family of origin influence on parenting styles, Gregory Allan Bassett

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The family system grief process as a communicated process: Understanding grief through Virginia Satir's growth model, Glenn Vincent Breen

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The impact of early Presbyterian missionary preaching (1884-1920) on the preaching of the Korean church, Sang-Hwan Kim

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Motivations and the manner in which residents of Trinity Village Care Centre help one another (Ontario), Martin Siganda Chitente Mugala

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The emotional appeal of television and its implications for preaching, Michael John Rattee

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Toward developing a model of responsive pastoral care for adult children of divorce, Betty Joanne Scott

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Women's experience of CAPPE review committees: Lions' den or circle dance, Elizabeth Jean Bower

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Resources for the church in the prevention of suicide, Robert Ian Cuthbertson

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Some motivations and expectations of rural men regarding professional counselling services: 'You can't just go to town and get counselling', Neil Stanley Lackey

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Rituals of engagement and disclosure: The assessment of male batterers in clinical and pastoral perspective, Kelvin Frederick Mutter

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Families and job loss in rural Newfoundland and urban Ontario: A systems approach to identifying stress and coping strategies for pastoral care, Christina Marguerite Emmaus Edwards

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Engaging denial through spirituality: An ethnographic study of caregivers of the elderly and implications for pastoral care, Ian Elliott Gartshore

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Mirror of guilt or window of opportunity? Reflections of a ministry to street children in Kitchener-Waterloo, 1988-1991, Roland David Lowe

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Potentials and problems unique to clergy couples in ministry, William Lorne Mitchell

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Quest for balm in Gilead: Disclosure patterns of church-affiliated family members with relatives who have 'come out' as lesbian or gay, Margaret Elizabeth Myers

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Pastoral counselling as relational process: The significance of interrelational dynamics for pastoral counseling, Arthur Clarence Scott

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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The moral character formation of John Lennon and Thomas Merton: Their lives interpreted using insights from Stanley Hauerwas, Jennifer Mary Davis

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The American social gospel and Korean Minjung theology look at labor: A comparison, Kee Hyang Ro

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The passionate eye: A Christian social political ethic of resistance to tyranny, Eliakim N. -K. Shaanika

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Stoical sanctity: The ethics of virtue and the theology of Robertson Davies, Eric Richard Griffin

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Jesus the healer, Jesus the saviour: Toward a holistic understanding of salvation, Imre Istvan

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Hearing the voices of the good news, George Edward Mayer

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The principle of hou: A source for Chinese Christian ethics, Ambrose Pui Ho Tsui

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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Support for non-therapeutic research with incompetent children an argument from an ethical perspective, Jim Izawa

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Quality of life for persons with disabilities, Akiie H. Ninomiya

Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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The Relationship of the Human Organism with its Environment, Robert James Shantz

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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The Christology of Mark, Gregory L. Jackson

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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Abortion Law: A Theological Perspective, David Burns

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Some Disparities Between the Mackay Report on “Religion in the Schools” and the Conerns of Today’s Youth, John McMurray

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Some Characteristics of an Effective Communicator in the Light of the New Testament Parable as a Symbol, Willis L. Ott

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The Story of the Emerging Visibility of the Community of Black People, North Preston, Nova Scotia, Robert E. Rock

Theses/Dissertations from 1951

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A Comparative Study of John Wesley’s Doctrine of Christian Perfection, Ward M. Shantz