Search for dissertations about: "Mattias Gardell"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Mattias Gardell.

  1. 1. Countdown to Armageddon : minister Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam in the latter days

    Author : Mattias Gardell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Afro-amerikaner; Islam-- Förenta staterna; Islam och politik-- Förenta staterna; Black nationalism-- Förenta staterna; Black muslim-rörelsen; Religion;

    Abstract : Being both black and Islamic, the main subject of this study represents a combined opposition to "Americanity", i.e., the civil religion of the United States. READ MORE

  2. 2. Theologies Speak of Justice : A Study of Islamic and Christian Social Ethics

    Author : Teresa Callewaert; Elena Namli; Mattias Gardell; Ola Sigurdson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamic social ethics; Christian social ethics; comparative religious ethics; interpretative method; identity; authenticity; political theology; secularity; religious arguments; public discourse; justice; sociality; Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im; Duncan B. Forrester; Ali Shariati; Gustavo Gutierrez; Tariq Ramadan; John Milbank; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate how religious ethics, while retaining its identity, can contribute to political debate and to the understanding of justice. The inquiry addresses these issues by focusing on theological perspectives which challenge the solutions offered to these questions by the liberal paradigm. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Mattias Gardell; Lena Roos; Francesca Declich; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Islamology; Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Eloquent Blood : The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism

    Author : Manon Hedenborg White; Mattias Gardell; Henrik Bogdan; Ulrika Dahl; Egil Asprem; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Western esotericism; occultism; magic; gender; sexuality; queer; queer theory; femininity; femininities; Thelema; Aleister Crowley; Ordo Templi Orientis; Babalon; Scarlet Woman; Luce Irigaray; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The study analyses the changing construction of femininities and feminine sexuality in interpretations of the goddess Babalon, a central deity in Aleister Crowley’s (1875–1947) esoteric religion Thelema. Femininity has occupied a problematic position in feminist theory, frequently associated with lack, artifice, and restriction. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Stick and the Calabash : Building gods in Bahian Candomblé

    Author : Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen; Mattias Gardell; Inger Sjørslev; Diana Espírito Santo; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Afro-Brazilian religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : Practitioners of the Brazilian religion Candomblé frequently explain syncretism with a myth about how slaves camouflaged the cult of their embodied African gods behind the worship of icons of Catholic saints. The myth is multivalent and here I try to see it as a mapping of how Candomblistas operate hybridity in their construction of deities. READ MORE