Search for dissertations about: "Missionsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word Missionsvetenskap.

  1. 1. Crafting Lutheran Pastors in Tanzania : Perceptions of Theological Education and Formation in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

    Author : Johannes Habib Zeiler; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Magnus Lundberg; Knut Holter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theological education; Ministerial formation; Higher education; Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania; ELCT; Lutheran; Pastor; Governmentality; Tumaini University Makumira; Tanzania; Sub-Saharan Africa; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The quest for theological education is embedded in the history of the churches in sub-Saharan Africa and is, at the same time, inherently linked to how the churches continue to evolve and shift in character over time. It relates to the self-understanding of the churches and their role in society, including their academic and pastoral obligations to adequately educate and train leaders to work in the localities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Culture Confrontation in the Lower Congo : From the Old Congo Kingdom to the Congo Independent State with Special Reference to the Swedish Missionaries in the 1880's and 1890's

    Author : Sigbert Axelson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; culture confrontation; culture conflict; Congo; Portuguese; missionary roles; Congo Kingdom; Congo Independent State; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The culture confrontation remains the central theme throughout this book, with special emphasis given to points of conflict. My approach to each particular era has been guided by the question: What were the areas of incompatibility or conflict between African and European culture in the Lower Congo? By focusing my analysis on the dynamics of this confrontation, the point of contact between Congolese and Europeans, I have marked that the purpose of this study is not to present a characterization of Congolese or African culture as separate entities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Bambatha Watershed : Swedish Missionaries, African Christians and an Evolving Zulu Church in Rural Natal and Zululand 1902-1910

    Author : Lars Berge; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; South Africa--church history--1902-1910; Zulus African people ; Church and State-South Africa; nationalism and religion; Church of SwedenMission; evangelists; missionaries; Swedish; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines the Church of Sweden Mission and the encounter between Swedish missionaries, African Christians and evangelists in Natal and Zululand in the early twentieth century. The ambition with the present study is to demonstrate that the mission enterprise was dependent on and an integral part of developments in society at large. READ MORE

  4. 4. Refugees or Returnees : European Jews, Palestinian Arabs and the Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem around 1948

    Author : Ulf Carmesund; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Oddbjörn Birger Leirvik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Lutheran; Jerusalem; Jew; Arab; Muslim; Christian; Israel; Israeli; Apocalyptic; Superstition; Fundamentalism; Republican and Romantic nationalism; Bible; history; Poetic and power.; HUMANITIES and RELIGION; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In this study five individuals who worked in Svenska Israelsmissionen and at the Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem are focused. These are Greta Andrén, deaconess in Svenska Israelsmissionen from 1934 and matron at the Swedish Theological Institute from 1946 to 1971, Birger Pernow, director of Svenska Israelsmissionen from 1930 to 1961, Harald Sahlin director of the Swedish Theological Institute in 1947, Hans Kosmala director of the Swedish Theological Institute from 1951 to 1971, and finally H. READ MORE

  5. 5. Christianity, Generation and Narrative : Religious Conversion and Change in Sidama, Ethiopia, 1974–2012

    Author : Erik Egeland; Magnus Lundberg; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Dena Freeman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christianity in Ethiopia; Conversion Narratives; Religious Change; Modernity; Social Generation; Sidama; SNNPRS; Southern Ethiopia; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study presents narratives concerning religious conversion and change in Evangelical-Pentecostal Christian communities in the Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia. The study is based on narrative data collected through field research, which mainly focuses on the period 1974–2012. READ MORE