Search for dissertations about: "HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1130 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. Performing Perfectly : Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Dissolution of the Congregation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Sanja Nilsson; Högskolan Dalarna.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Interkulturella studier; Intercultural Studies; Childhood; Knutby Filadelfia; High-Demand New Religious Communes; Charisma; Presentations; Stigma; Total Institution; High-Demand New Religious Commune;

    Abstract : The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congregation. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. 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