Search for dissertations about: "HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1126 swedish dissertations containing the words HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Varieties of Supernatural Experience the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Södertörns högskola.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition;

    Abstract : Denna avhandling tar avstamp i den hypotes inom kognitionsvetenskaplig religionsforskning som föreslår att människors förmåga till mentalisering också ligger till grund för upplevelser av kommunikation med övernaturliga väsen, som exempelvis gudar, änglar och spöken. Då autistiska personer ofta har svårt att just läsa av andra människors avsikter har forskare utgått från att autistiska individer inte borde intressera sig för, eller förstå sig på, trosföreställningar kring andeväsen med osynliga sinnen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; religious eclecticism.;

    Abstract : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living Simultaneity On religion among semi-secular Swedes

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ann af Burén; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; simultaneity; semi-secular; liminal; secularity; religious incongruence; fuzzy fidelity; the subjective turn; lived religion; the inadequacy approach; religious and secular; Stockholm; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to a critical discussion on the supposedly far-reaching secularity of Sweden on the one hand, and on the incongruence and inconsistency of lived religion on the other. At the center are people referred to as semi-secular Swedes – a group that is often neglected in the study of religion. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Good Faith A Fourfold Discursive Construction of Zoroastrianism in Contemporary Russia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Tessmann; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Zoroastrianism; Russia; new religious movement; mass culture; esotericism; discourse; science; new mass media; literature;

    Abstract : Zoroastrianism is ascribed to the teachings of the legendary prophet Zarathustra and originated in ancient times. It was developed within the area populated by the Iranian peoples, and following the Arab conquest, it formed into a diaspora. In modern Russia it has evolved since the endof the Soviet era. READ MORE