Search for dissertations about: "apocalypticism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word apocalypticism.

  1. 1. On the Edge The Concept of Progress in Bukhara during the Rule of the Later Manghits

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Franz Wennberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bukhara; Manghits; Islam; Jadidism; Qadimism; Conceptual History; Progress; Apocalypticism; Eschatology; Iranska språk; Iranian Languages;

    Abstract : This work is a study of the concept of progress in Bukhara between approximately 1860 and 1920. It is based on unpublished and published sources from this period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Taming the Prophets : : Astrology, Orthodoxy and the Word of God in Early Modern Sweden

    University dissertation from Sekel Bokförlag

    Author : Martin Kjellgren; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Apocalypticism; Astrology; Confessionalization; Heterodoxy; Knowledge; Lutheranism; Magic; Orthodoxy; Politics; Power; Prophecy; Reformation; Religion; Science; Social Discipline; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; Epistemology;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English In May 1619, the Finnish astrologer Sigfridus Aronus Forsius (d. 1624) was examined by clerical authorities. In the verdict, astrology was rejected as a pagan craft, forbidden for any Christian. Yet still astrology was inseparable from the scholarly conception of the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Mahdi Wears Armani An Analysis of the Harun Yahya Enterprise

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Anne Ross Solberg; Anne Ross Solberg; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Harun Yahya; Adnan Oktar; Said Nursi; Turkish Islam; creationism; da‘wa; Mahdi; Islamic messianism; apocalypticism; neo-Ottomanism; conspiracy theories; anti-Semitism; market Islam; social movement theory; rhetorical analysis;

    Abstract : The prolific Turkish author Harun Yahya attracted international attention after thousands of unsolicited copies of his large-format and lavishly illustrated book Atlas of Creation were sent free of charge from Istanbul, Turkey, to schools, universities and state leaders worldwide in 2007. This book stunt drew attention to Islamic creationism as a growing phenomenon, and to Harun Yahya as its most prominent proponent globally. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rethinking the Judaism-Hellenism dichotomy : A historiographical case study of Second Peter and Jude

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Anders Gerdmar; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; New testament; 2 Peter; Jude; Judaism; Hellenism; Hellenistic Judaism; Hegelianism; historiography; dichotomy; Semitisms; rhetorical criticism; midrash; aggadah; Jewish Pseudepigrapha; apocalypticism; cosmology; ethos; soteriology; 1 Enoch; 4 Ezra; Qumran; angelomorphic christology; 2 Peter 1:4; Jewish mysticism; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of modern New Testament exegesis, the Judaism-Hellenism dichotomy has been influential as a heuristic tool. However, the concept of Hellenism is ambiguous and its historiographical foundation needs rethinking, having been formed out of Hegelian idealism with a Christian bias. READ MORE

  5. 5. Margaret Atwood's Environmentalism Apocalypse and Satire in the MaddAddam Trilogy

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Marinette Grimbeek; Karlstads universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Margaret Atwood; MaddAddam Trilogy; environmentalism; apocalypse; satire; celebrity activism; metalepsis; commodity aesthetics; storytelling; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This study considers the way in which Margaret Atwood’s post-apocalyptic MaddAddam Trilogy functions as an environmental project. The main focus is on how the three novels, Oryx and Crake (2003), The Year of the Flood (2009), and MaddAddam (2013), simultaneously draw on and destabilise the apocalypticism inherent in so much environmental discourse, primarily through the use of satire. READ MORE