Search for dissertations about: "Judges"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 swedish dissertations containing the word Judges.

  1. 1. Aram as the enemy friend : The ideological role of Aram in the composition of Genesis - 2 Kings

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Carl-Johan Axskjöld; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Aram; Aram-Damascus; Aram-Zobah; Balaam; Ben-hadad; composition; Cushan-rishathaim; Davidic Empire; deuteronomistic history; Deuteronomy; double redaction hypothesis; Genesis; Hadadezer; Hazael; ideology; ideological; instrument; Judges; 1 and 2 Kings; kinship; Laban; Naaman; Numbers; redaction criticism; Rezin; Rezon; 1 and 2 Samuel; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the ideological role of Aram according to their representation in Genesis-2 Kings. This investigation shows that the functions and picture of Aram are more often positive than not. Genesis establishes the kinship between Aram and Israel, the patriarchs being obviously Arameans. READ MORE

  2. 2. Legitimized Refugees : A Critical Investigation of Legitimacy Claims within the Precedents of Swedish Asylum Law

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Martin Joormann; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-03-25]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugee law; legitimacy; power and uncertainty; Sweden; Migration Court of Appeal; judges; precedents; critical discourse analysis; collective case study; institutionalized power imbalance;

    Abstract : This study focuses on asylum cases decided at Sweden’s migration courts. More precisely, it analyses how the highest legal instance, the Migration Court of Appeal (hereafter MCA), legitimizes decisions that concern asylum seekers. Using critical discourse analysis (CDA), the study makes power relations visible. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wrestling with Textual Violence : A Case Study of the Jephthah Narrative in Antiquity and Modernity with Special Regard to Gender

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Bibelvetenskap

    Author : Mikael Sjöberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Humanities and religion; feminism; feminist exegesis; feminist biblical interpretation; gender; classic; canon; ethics of interpretation; narratology; Jephthah; Judges; Pseudo-Philo; Josephus; Handel; Grant Watson; Amos Oz; HUMANIORA OCH RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : How may readers handle the encounter with violence in a “classical text”? The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the debate on the ethics of biblical interpretation with special regard to feminism. To fulfil that aim, a case study of the narrative of Jephthah is made and its implications are discussed at a more general level. READ MORE

  4. 4. The book and its narratives a critical examination of some synchronic studies of the book of Judges

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Greger Andersson; Örebro universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Domarboken; narratologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Abstract : During recent decades, there has been a trend among biblical scholars towards applying methods borrowed from literary studies to the familiar texts of the Old and New Testaments. A major reason for this reorientation is the search for a meaningful and interpretable text; hence, it can be seen as a protest against the historical-critical school and its ambition to reconstruct an authentic text by means of a diachronic analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gloss : measurement, characterization and visualization - in the light of visual evaluation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Mikael Lindstrand; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2002]

    Abstract : Gloss is one essential characteristic of print quality but it is, as has long been known, a far more complex visual concept than the present methods of instrumental gloss evaluation are able to characterize.A measurement tool, aimed to characterize the visually most important gloss features, has been developed. READ MORE