Search for dissertations about: "Islamic history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Islamic history.

  1. 1. Your Cradle Is Green : The Islamic Foundation and the Call to Islam in Children's Literature

    Author : Torsten Janson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse; genealogy; Manzir Ahsan; Khurshid Ahmad; Khurram Murad; Jama‘at-i-Islami; Islamisation; dialogue; inter-faith; minority; revivalism; migration; R.E.; religious education; publication; Britain; children’s literature; Islamic; Islamic Foundation; Islam; da‘wa; creolisation; modernity; critique; Islamism; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the conceptualisation of da‘wa, ‘the call to Islam’, of the British organisation the Islamic Foundation, and focuses its 25 years of publication of Islamic-English children’s literature. In order to analyse the implications of the new modalities of da‘wa in the late modern Muslim minority context, the present study applies a genealogical perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. The making of the Mariam Mosque : Serendipities and structures in the production of female authority in Denmark

    Author : Jesper Petersen; Religionshistoria och religionsbeteendevetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; pop-up mosque; Female imams; SoMe adhan; non-Muslim Islam; non-Muslim Islamic authority; Islamic studies; History of Religions; Islam in Denmark; Islamic feminism; Sherin Khankan; Anthropology of Islam;

    Abstract : This dissertation defines a number of new concepts, such as pop-up mosque, social media adhan, non-Muslim Islam, and warping, to give a detailed description how the Mariam Mosque (with female imams) was established and the kind of phenomenon it is. The latter concept (warping) plays an important role as the dissertation argues that, while Islams may be presented in a certain way, obeying rules such as scriptural accountability and claims of continuity with tradition, these are merely the form Islams take in spaces structured by power. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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

  4. 4. The True New Testament : Sealing the Heart’s Covenant in al-Tabarî’s Ta’rîkh al-Rusul wa’l-Mulûk

    Author : Ulrika Mårtensson; Claude Gilliot; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; al-Tabarî; Islamic history; Islamic historiography; Islamic Bible exegesis; Orientalism; comparative religious studies; covenant; promised land; testament; redistributive justice; Abbasid caliphate; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study is an interpretation of the Muslim jurist Abû Ja‘far Muhammad b. Jarîr al-Tabarî’s (d. 923 C.E. READ MORE

  5. 5. Teaching Islam : Islamic Religious Education at Three Muslim Schools in Sweden

    Author : Jenny Berglund; Ron Geaves; Caroline Liberg; Göran Larsson; Carl-Anders Säfström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; islam; muslimska friskolor; islamundervisning; religionsundervisning; didaktik; islamic religious education; IRE; religious education; Muslim school; ethnography; teaching; educational choices; Islam; Quran; Islamic history; singing;

    Abstract : This study concerns the formulation of Islamic religious education (IRE) at three Swedish Muslim schools which offered IRE as an extra curricular subject, one to three hours per week. The study contributes to the understanding of how IRE is formed as a confessional school subject within the framework and under the jurisdiction of the Swedish school system. READ MORE