Search for dissertations about: "Non-Christian religions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Non-Christian religions.

  1. 1. Portrait of a Villain: Laban the Aramean in Rabbinic Literature

    University dissertation from Peeters Publishers

    Author : Karin Zetterholm; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Bibelvetenskap; Bible; Jacob; literary theory; deceiver; Aramean; Laban; narrative analysis; narrative expansion; targum; midrash; ideology; intertextuality; interpretation; hermeneutics; literature criticism; General and comparative literature; Non-Christian religions; Allmän och jämförande litteratur; litteraturkritik; litteraturteori;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Syftet med denna studie är att försöka förklara varför araméen Laban, vilken i Bibeln (Genesis) framstår som en ganska harmlös bifigur, i rabbinsk litteratur i allmänhet betraktas som en av Jakobs och därmed Israels stora fiender. Avhandlingen hävdar att bilden av Laban som en skurk utvecklats som ett resultat av rabbinsk hermeneutik och att de egenskaper som tillskrivs honom i rabbinsk litteratur inte valts p. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patterns of Destiny : Hindu Nāḍī Astrology

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Martin Gansten; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Candrakalanadi; Devakerala; Gurunadi; Dhruvanadi; Amsanadi; karman; karma; predestination; free will; fate; purusakara; daiva; divination; astrology; jyotihsastra; jyotisa; Nadi; Hindu astrology; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : Like all divination, Hindu astrology (jyotisa) is concerned with central religious issues such as man’s relation to the world, moral responsibility, and the revelation of a coherent divine order underlying human experience. Comprising a descriptive as well as a prescriptive aspect, jyotisa allows for both prediction and the exercise of free will. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; Human rights; gender; Islam; Fatima Mernissi; Riffat Hassan; A.A. an-Na‘im; History of Religions; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen tar avstamp i en pågående internationell diskussion om kvinnors mänskliga rättigheter och islam. I denna diskussion kan olika muslimska ståndpunkter identifieras. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Torsten Janson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Piety and Politics : Nurcholish Madjid and His Interpretation of Islam in Modern Indonesia

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Ann Kull; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nurcholish Madjid; Indonesia; takwa; Islam; context; ijtihad; Paramadina; tolerance; pluralism; gender; Sufism; spirituality; democracy; human rights; Pancasila; Ibn Taymiyya; education; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : This dissertation in the field of Islamic studies offers a critical analysis of Nurcholish Madjid's attempt to interpret Islam within the framework of modern Indonesia. Nurcholish, who recently passed away at the age of sixty-six, had been active in the reform of Islamic thought for over thirty years, and while remaining deeply coloured by the local Indonesian context, was also part of a global and century-old tradition of reform. READ MORE