DALIT THEOLOGY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see also INDIA)

 

DALMATIC  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

Damasus, St.  (see POPES)

 

DAMNATION (400 words) (see DEMONIZATION, HELL,  JUDGEMENT) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DANIEL, BOOK OF  (300 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

===DANCE OF DEATH (Lexical Definition === 40 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DANCE, LITURGICAL (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

=== DANTE ALIGHIERI  (400 words) (see also ITALIAN LITERATURE AND THE BIBLE) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG or better Rationale & Template Entry  #  9   INTER   

 

DAOIST CANON AND THE BIBLE (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIPT

 

DARKNESS as symbol (200 words) (see also LIGHT) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DARWINISM  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

DAVID  (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DAY, DOROTHY (200 words)  Template #  7  P  FIG 

 

DEACON  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DEACONESS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DEAD, PRAYERS FOR THE (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

===DEADLY SINS (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DEAD SEA SCROLLS (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

===DEAN (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DEATH, views of (in the Bible, and History of theology) (400 words) (includes rites) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept #  3  in Cluster

 

DEATH, VIEWS OF, IN CONTEMPORARY CONTEXTS and MARGINAL GROUPS

AFRICA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3   in  Cluster  including

 African Instituted  Churches)

ASIA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster 

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

EASTERN EUROPE (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

LATIN AMERICA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

PACIFIC ISLANDS and AUSTRALIA (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

NORTH AMERICA   (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

WESTERN EUROPE (200 words)Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

AFRICAN-AMERICAN (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

FEMINIST (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

HISPANIC (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

OTHER MARGINAL GROUPS?  (400 words to be sub-divided) Rationale & Template Entry #  3  in  Cluster

 

DEATH OF GOD THEOLOGY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEATH PENALTY (see also ETHICS) (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEBORAH  as symbolic figure in Christian thought (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEBT CRISIS (400 words) (see also ECONOMICS) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Decalogue (see COMMANDMENTS, TEN)

 

 

=== DECIUS  (100 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG  

 

DECOLONIZING THEOLOGY (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

=== DECRETALS, AND FALSE DECRETALS, (Pseudo-Isidorean)  91 words  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP (see also DONATION OF CONSTANTINE) 

 

DEDICATION OF CHURCHES (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DE FOUCAULT, CHARLES EUGÈNE  (100 words) :  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG 

 

=== DEIFICATION (58 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

=== DEISM (40 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  4 MOV

 

DELEE, VICTORIA WAY (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DE MAISTRE, JOSEPH  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DEMONIZATION (400 words)  (SEE ALSO WITCHCRAFT, HERESY)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

=== DEMONS (25 word lexical definition) (see DEVIL) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

=== DEMIURGE (38 word lexical definition) (see GNOSTICISM) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEMOCRACY (and Christian Theology)  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEMOCRACY AND THE CHURCH IN NIGERIA (THE 1990s MOVEMENT) (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP  

 

DEMOCRACY AND THE CHURCH IN USA  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP  

 

DEMYTHOLOGIZATION (definition === 100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

=== DENMARK 4.8M  400 words Sub-Entries 300 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

DENOMINATIONALISM (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept or Entry # 5 CP  

 

DENTIÈRE, MARIE  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DEONTOLOGY (Definition === 100 words) see also ETHICS Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEPENDENCE (and Third World Theology) (100 word definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept  (see also COLONIZATION, POSTCOLONIAL THEOLOGIES, ECONOMICS)

 

DESCARTES, RENÉ  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG  

 

DESERT (as symbol) (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DESIGN, Argument from (Definition === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DESIRE   (different understanding of role of desire)  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEUS ABSCONDITUS, (20 word lexical definition) (see GOD) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEUS REVELATUS (20 word lexical definition) (see GOD) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Deuterocanonical (see APOCRYPHA)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DEUTERONOMISTIC HISTORY  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DEUTERONOMY, BOOK OF  (600 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP 

 

Development (see ECONOMICS)

 

DEVOTIO MODERNA  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV 

 

DEVOTION (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DEVOTIONAL (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

DEVIL, SATAN AND DEMONS, DEMONIC POWERS  (800 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

Dewey, John  (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DIACONATE (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DIAKONIA (OF THE CHURCH; WCC) (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DIALECTIC (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DIALECTICAL THEOLOGY (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

DIALOGUE, INTERFAITH (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

DIALOGUE, INTRAFAITH (Ecumenical dialogue) (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  5  CP 

 

DIASPORA  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DIATESSARON  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DIDACHE  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DIDASCALIA APOSTOLORUM  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DIDYMUS THE BLIND  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DIES IRAE  (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DIETARY LAWS (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DIOCESE  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DIOCLETIAN  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DIODORE OF TARSUS (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DIOGNETUS, EPISTLE TO  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DIONYSIUS OF ALEXANDRIA (or THE GREAT)  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DIONYSIUS THE PSEUDO-AREOPAGITE (c. 500)  (100 words)Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DIPTYCHS (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DISCALCED (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

Disciples of Christ (see CHRISTIAN CHURCH)

 

DISCIPLESHIP (600 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DISCIPLINA ARCANI (lexical definition 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DISCIPLINE  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DISPENSATIONALISM  (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

Dispersion (see DIASPORA)

 

DISRUPTION OF 1843  (ID === 50 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

DISSENTERS  (Def: 20 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see also NONCONFORMITY) 

 

DISSOLUTION OF THE MONASTERIES  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT

 

DIVINATION (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP 

 

DIVINE COMMAND ETHICS  (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see ETHICS)

 

DIVINE OFFICE (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DIVORCE  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP  (see also POLYGAMY) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DOCETISM (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

 

DOCTORS OF THE CHURCH  (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DOCTRINE (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept (see also TRADITION, INCULTURATION, CONTEXTUAL THEOLOGY)   Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH

 

DOGMA (20 word lexical definition)  (see DOCTRINE) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DÖLLINGER, JOHANN JOSEPH IGNAZ VON  (100 words)  P &Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DOME OF THE ROCK (50 words)   Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT    

 

DOMINICAN (50 word identification) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV (see CATHOLIC ORDERS)

 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 8M  500 words Sub-Entries 500 words Rationale & Template Entry #  1  N or R 

 

DOMINUS VOBISCUM (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DOMITIAN  (50 words)  and Persecutions Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

DOMITILLA, FLAVIA   (50 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DONATION OF CONSTANTINE  (100 words) (see also DECRETALS, AND FALSE DECRETALS)

Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DONATISM (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV

 

DONNE, JOHN  (400 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  9   INTER

 

DORT, DORDRECHT, SYNOD OF  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT

 

DOSITHEUS, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM  (200 words)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DOSTOEVSKY, FEDOR MIKHAILOVITCH (300 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG (See also RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND THE BIBLE)

 

DOUAI-RHEIMS BIBLE (50 words, ID)  Rationale & Template Entry # 6 SCRIP

 

DOUBLE MONASTERY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DOUBLING MOVEMENT (20 word lexical definition) Rationale & Template Entry #  4  MOV  (see TAIWAN)

 

DOUBT (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DOUGLASS, FREDERICK  (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DOXOLOGY (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DOWRY (see also MARRIAGE) (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DREAMS (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DUALISM (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  2  T Concept

 

DUBOIS, W.E.B. (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  T  FIG  also emphasize his use of Scripture

 

DULIA (see also VENERATION AND WORSHIP) (Lexical Definition === 20 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP

 

DUNS SCOTUS, JOHANNES   (400 words)Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DU PLESSIS-MORNAY,  PHILIPPE  (200 words) (see also HUGUENOT)  Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DURA EUROPOS  (50 words, ID) Rationale & Template Entry #  8  EVENT 

 

DURAN, MARIE (see also HUGUENOT) (100 words) Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DÜRER, ALBRECHT (100 words)  Rationale & Template Entry #  7  P  FIG

 

DURKHEIM, ÉMILE  (400 words)   Rationale & Template Entry # 10 METH  

 

DWIGHT, TIMOTHY (200 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 7 T FIG

 

DYING, CARE OF THE  (400 words) Rationale & Template Entry # 5 CP