Date of Award

2010

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Christian Studies

First Advisor

Dr. Ray Franklin

Second Advisor

Dr. Barbara Pemberton

Third Advisor

Dr. Guyla Davis

Abstract

As a Christian, one might wonder, "What happens to those who have never heard the gospel?'" Answers and speculations abound, espoused in theories like exclusivism, inclusivism, and postmortem evangelism. But what if these are not the only possible answers? Although dreams and visions could potentially be the answer to a much broader category of questions than the one above, this is the discussion that gave birth to my thesis. I would posit that dreams and visions represent to the Christian community one valid means of receiving divine revelation.

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