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 some links to external websites may be broken.
These sites remain online so that the students' work remains available to the public.
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
- Voices in Evangelical Christianity - by Kristin Firestone & Jessica Hayes
- Utopian Art from Ethnic Perspectives - by Maria Pulido & Kai Tramiel
- Apocalyptic Imagination in Cinema through the Decades - by Mandy Gibson & Matt Jillson
- The Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Millenarian Groups - by Chris Jahnke, Matthew Quinlan, Jared Woods
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)
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)
Note: Other students or student groups also gave excellent in-class presentations, but some of these 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.