Search for dissertations about: "J. Peter Södergård"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words J. Peter Södergård.

  1. 1. The Hermetic Piety of the Mind : A Semiotic and Cognitive Study of the Discourse of Hermes Trismegistos

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : J. Peter Södergård; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Religionshistoria; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : The present work explores how the concept mind is used in the discourse of Hermes Trismegistos for the bringing forth of a Hermetic piety of mind, which culminates in mystical vision and in the divinization of the initiand. In focus are some constitutive elements of a religious discourse stemming from Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, and which has survived largely in the form of spiritually instructive dialogues, written in the name of Hermes Trismegistos or in the names of those associated with him. READ MORE