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Christian Studies

First Reader

Dr. Raymond E. "Ray" Franklin

Second Reader

Dr. Barbara Pemberton

Third Reader

Dr. Guyla Davis


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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