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  • Will Bishop Oral History 

    Bishop, Will; Guerrero, Diego A. (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-03-22)
    A 37 year old KU graduate, college instructor and Idaho native, Will Bishop was born and raised in a Mormon family from pioneer stock. He has had the experience of living in various parts of the U.S., all with varying ...
  • Susan Christensen Oral History 

    Christensen, Susan; Guerrero, Diego A. (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-03-13)
    A 29 year old private school teacher, Susan Christensen is a lifelong Mormon and Kansas native. Her perspective is that of a white, old stock (polygamist pioneer descent), orthodox Mormon, but also that of a political ...
  • Skylar and Jacob Oral History 

    Guerrero, Diego A. (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-04-08)
    A young, recently married couple. Skylar is a special education teacher at a private school and Jacob works as a state employee. Skylar has experience growing up in the Southwest, where a particularly interesting type of ...
  • Dr. Paul Markham Oral History 

    Markham, Paul; Guerrero, Diego A. (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-04-08)
    A 64 year old Associate Professor of Education at the University of Kansas, Dr. Markham is originally from the American west but has lived for two decades in Kansas. A lifelong member of the church, Dr. Markham is incredibly ...
  • Dave Buhler Oral History 

    Buhler, Dave; Guerrero, Diego A. (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-03-24)
    A convert to the Mormon religion, Dave Buhler is a man in his early 70’s who had experience working various jobs and living all throughout the continental USA. He’s been atraveling salesman, a realtor and a commercial ...
  • Beth Buhler Oral History 

    Buhler, Beth; Guerrero, Digeo (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2017-03-30)
    A native of New Mexico and Mormon convert from Roman Catholicism, Mrs. Buhler is a school teacher at a local school and has also had the opportunity to experience many of the various changes that have occurred in the history ...
  • Peggy Beatty Oral History 

    Beatty, Peggy; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-02-22)
    Oral history interview with Peggy Beatty conducted by Aspen Grender in Lawrence, Kansas, on February 22, 2016. This interview features Peggy Beatty, who offers mindfulness and contemplative meditation workshops at the ...
  • Paul Porter Oral History 

    Porter, Paul; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-05-11)
    Oral history interview with Reverend Paul Porter conducted by Aspen Grender by phone on May 11, 2016. This interview features Reverend Paul Porter, a minster in the Disciples of Christ Church in Independence, Kansas. Porter ...
  • Kimberly Hunter Oral History 

    Hunter, Kimberly; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-10-28)
    Oral history interview with Kimberly Hunter conducted by Aspen Grender in Rosedale, Kansas on October 18, 2016. This interview features Kimberly Hunter, a resident of Rosedale, who is involved in the Rainbow Mennonite ...
  • Peeter Saarna Oral History 

    Saarna, Peeter; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-12-08)
    Oral history interview with Pastor Peeter Saarna conducted by Aspen Grender in Kansas City, Kansas, on December 8, 2016. This interview features Peeter Saarna, a member of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification ...
  • Kitty Degler Oral History 

    Degler, Kitty; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-11-19)
    Oral history interview with Kitty Degler conducted by Aspen Grender in Lawrence, Kansas, on November 19, 2016. This interview features Kitty Degler, a resident of Olathe and co-founder of Gaia Community Unitarian Universalist ...
  • Rosemary Williams Oral History 

    Williams, Rosemary; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-11-08)
    Oral history interview with Rosemary Williams conducted by Aspen Grender in Olathe, Kansas, on November 8, 2016. This interview features Rosemary Williams, a resident of Olathe and member of the Gaia Community Unitarian ...
  • Ken Roper & Mika Roper Oral History 

    Roper, Ken; Roper, Mika; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-12-06)
    Oral history interview with Ken and Mika Roper conducted by Aspen Grender in Lawrence, Kansas, on December 6, 2016. This interview features Ken and Mika Roper (husband and wife), who are members of Soka Gakkai International ...
  • Joy Smith Oral History 

    Smith, Joy; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-04-21)
    Oral history interview with Joy Smith conducted by Aspen Grender in Lawrence, Kansas, on April 21, 2016. This interview features Joy Smith, a Sunday school teacher, “bus captain”, and church pianist at the Heritage Baptist ...
  • Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan Oral History 

    Oglesby-Dunegan, Sarah; Grender, Aspen (Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas, 2016-03-29)
    Oral history interview with Reverend Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan conducted by Aspen Grender in Topeka, Kansas, on March 29, 2016. This interview features Sarah Oglesby-Dunegan, the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship ...
  • Girls' Puberty Ceremonies: A critical appraisal of scholarly work 

    Hobson, Katie Nicole (University of Kansas, 2016-05-31)
    This thesis is the first critical appraisal of two foundational and influential scholarly sources in the study of girls’ coming-of-age ceremonies in the United States: Bruce Lincoln’s Emerging from the Chrysalis: Studies ...
  • Genre and Rewritten Scripture: A Reassessment 

    Zahn, Molly M. (Society of Biblical Literature, 2012)
  • The Problem of Characterizing the 4QReworked Pentateuch Manuscripts: Bible, Rewritten Bible, or None of the Above? 

    Zahn, Molly M. (Brill Academic Publishers, 2008)
    This article engages the problem of whether the five manuscripts classified as 4QReworked Pentateuch (4Q158, 4Q364–367) should be considered extrabiblical compositions or simply expansive copies of the Pentateuch. Since ...
  • 4QReworked Pentateuch C and the Literary Sources of the Temple Scroll: A New (Old) Proposal 

    Zahn, Molly M. (Brill Academic Publishers, 2012)
    This essay proposes a new understanding of the literary history of the Temple Scroll in light of its relationship with 4QReworked Pentateuch C (4Q365 + 365a). It begins from the argument that 4QRP C includes the five ...
  • Torah for ‘The Age of Wickedness’: The Authority of the Damascus and Serekh Texts in Light of Biblical and Rewritten Traditions 

    Zahn, Molly M. (Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)
    Considerable attention has been paid recently to the similarities between the composition and development of biblical texts, rewritten scripture-type texts, and the major Qumran rule scrolls. This study adds a new dimension ...

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