Search for dissertations about: "History of Religions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 swedish dissertations containing the words History of Religions.

  1. 1. Creating Holy People and Places on the Periphery. A Study of the Emergence of Cults of Native Saints in the Ecclesiastical Provinces of Lund and Uppsala from the Eleventh to the Thirteenth Centuries Att skapa heliga personer och platser i periferin: en studie om uppkomsten av inhemska helgonkulter i de lundensiska och uppsaliensiska kyrkoprovinserna, ca 1000–1300

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Sara Ellis Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; cults of saints; native saints; hagiography; liturgy; parchment fragments; conversion; Christianization; loca sanctorum; Middle Ages; Scandinavia; Micro-Christendom; unilocal; multilocal;

    Abstract : Holy people have been venerated in various forms by all religions and ideologies throughout history. Christianity is no exception with the development of the cults of saints beginning shortly after its formation. By the time Christianity reached Scandinavia, saints’ cults had been fully integrated into the Roman administrative structure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's Human Rights and Islam : a Study of Three Attempts at Accommodation

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Jonas Svensson; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamology; History of Religions; Islam; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; gender; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; Riffat Hassan; Fatima Mernissi; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : The dissertation focuses on interpretations of Islam that claim compatibility with international human rights norms in the context of women’s rights. These interpretations are seen as parts of an on-going contemporary international debate on women’s human rights and Islam that engages Muslims as well as non-Muslims. READ MORE

  3. 3. Crocodiles, Masks and Madonnas Catholic Mission Museums in German-Speaking Europe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Theology

    Author : Rebecca Loder-Neuhold; Magnus Lundberg; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Hermann Mückler; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Mission museums; mission collections; mission exhibitions; mission history; Catholic mission; mission congregations; missionary networks; history of anthropology; anthropological objects; exhibits; history of collecting; Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver SSPC ; Society of the Divine Word SVD ; Sacred Heart Missionaries MSC ; Missionsmuseen; Missionssammlungen; Missionsausstellungen; Missionsgeschichte; Katholische Mission; Missionskongregationen; missionarische Netzwerke; Anthropologiegeschichte; anthropologische Objekte; Ausstellungsstücke; Geschichte des Sammelns; Missionsschwestern vom heiligen Petrus Claver SSPC ; Gesellschaft des göttlichen Wortes SVD ; Herz-Jesu-Missionare MSC ; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines mission museums established by Catholic mission congregations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland from the 1890s onwards. The aim is to provide the first extensive study on these museums in a way that contributes to current blind spots in mission history, and the history of anthropology and museology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rethinking the Gospel of Truth A Study of its Eastern Valentinian Setting

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Jörgen Magnusson; Gabriella Gustafsson; Anders Hultgård; Birger Pearson; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gospel of Truth; Nag Hammadi; Valentinianism; Gnostic; Gnosticism; early Christianity; Coptic; history of religions; text linguistics; late Antiquity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Already in the second century, the Church Father Irenaeus warned against reading the Gospel of Truth that was used among the so-called Valentinians. For more than one and a half millennium GospTruth was lost until in the 1950s a Coptic text was discovered that could be a translation of that work both loved and hated. READ MORE

  5. 5. "God Wants It!" : The Ideology of Martyrdom of the Hebrew Crusade Chronicles and Its Jewish and Christian Background

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Religionshistoria

    Author : Lena Roos; Anders Hultgård; Katrin Almbladh; Stefan Schreiner; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Martyrdom; First Crusade; Judaism; religious change; inter-religious relations; persecutions of Jews; suicide; infanticide; forced conversion; Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the ideology of martyrdom of the Hebrew Chronicles which were written in response to the persecutions of the Rhineland Jews during the First Crusade in 1096. The Chronicles describe how thousands of Jews died, some of whom were killed by the crusaders, others killed each other or committed suicide rather than being forcibly bap­tized or killed by the crusaders. READ MORE