Best Student Research Projects
from courses taught at Loyola Marymount University by Prof. Felix Just, S.J.
NOTE: The following websites are not being updated,
so many links to external websites may be broken.
These sites are no longer online, but we still want to honor these students for their good work.
APOCALYPSE and REVELATION:
398 / SOCL 398 / ENGL 598 - The Millennium Cometh: Apocalypse and Utopia
in Bible, Sociology and Literature
(award-winning upper-division undergraduate course, team-taught with Prof. John Coleman, SJ, and Prof. Holli Levitsky - Spring 2000)
- Children of the Covenant: An Examination of the Salem Witchtrials in Light of the Covenant of Grace - by Barbara Murphy
- Apocalyptic and Millennial Themes in Music - by Erick Cifuentes
- The Armenian Genocide through the Eyes of the Artists - by Tareq Hishmeh & Nareg Kitsinian
- Apocalyptic Images and Beliefs in Eastern Religions - by Sarah Ali & Tefi Ma'ake
- Apocalyptic Films of the 1990's - by Cosbie Cates, Juan Carlos Ortiz, Kyle Smalakis
- Utopian Photography - by Megan Kisow
THST 398A - The Book of Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature (upper-division undergraduate course)
- Prophecies & Predictions of Rev. John Hagee - by Brent C. Galindo & Carlos Canjura (Spring 1999)
- The Branch Davidians / David Koresh - by Trevor Berens, Jonas Bognar, and Angela Child (Fall 1998)
- Aum Shinri Kyo - by Kristy Shigemoto, David Muñoz, and Andre'a Millon (Spring 1999)
- Children of God / Family of God - by Jim Baynes, Tracy Driscoll, and Brian Sabolich (Fall 1998)
- Year 1000 Apocalypticism - by Dominic Bruzzese, Ryan Desmond, and Brandon Miles (Spring 1999)
- Chen Tao - by Linda Glines and Bernhard Punzet (Spring 1999)
- The Y2K Problem - by Ryan Burke, Chris Dalland, and Matthew Mitchell (Spring 1999)
FOUR GOSPELS and NEW TESTAMENT INTRO
THST 698 - Topics in the Gospels: John (graduate-level seminar, Fall 1999)
Please see all the students' excellent contributions on "The Johannine Literature Web"
THST 305 - The Four Gospels and Jesus (upper-division undergraduate course, Fall 1999)
- Renaissance Art in the Gospel of John - by Veronica Frausto and Suzanne Quinn
- The Motivating Force: A Study of Holy Scripture & Respect for Life - by Joe Walker
Note: Other students or student groups also gave excellent in-class presentations, but some of those did not transfer well into HTML format. The projects listed above resulted in the best web pages, both in terms of content and of design.