Search for dissertations about: "Persian ancient religions"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Persian ancient religions.

  1. 1. Sufism and the Quest for Spiritual Fulfilment in D. H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow"

    Author : Fereshteh Zangenehpour; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; D. H. Lawrence; The Rainbow; Sufism; Persian poetry; spiritualism; mysticism; transcendentalism; immanence; Persian ancient religions; Phoenix;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study of Lawrence's religious concerns and focuses on how they took shape in his writing. Attention is primarily given to Lawrence as a mystical writer and the degree to which this distinction becomes evident in his novel, The Rainbow. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Origins of the Synagogue : A Socio-Historical Study

    Author : Anders Runesson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual; archaeology; city gate; secondary state; Nehemiah; Ezra; Deuteronomy; ideology; Babylonia; Egypt; Palestine; cult centralisation; Artaxerxes I; Darius; Cyrus; administration; Persian imperial politics; origin; church; temple; Synagogue; proseuche; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : In the first century CE, synagogues existed not only in the land of Israel but in all parts of the Roman Empire where Jews lived. Although incorporating a number of activities, the most characteristic features of this institution were the public reading and teaching of torah, making the synagogue an unparalleled institution in the ancient world. READ MORE