Search for dissertations about: "Quran"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word Quran.

  1. 1. Teaching Islam : Islamic Religious Education at Three Muslim Schools in Sweden

    Author : Jenny Berglund; Göran Larsson; Ron Geaves; Caroline Liberg; Carl-Anders Säfström; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; islam; muslimska friskolor; islamundervisning; religionsundervisning; didaktik; islamic religious education; IRE; religious education; Muslim school; ethnography; teaching; educational choices; Islam; Quran; Islamic history; singing;

    Abstract : This study concerns the formulation of Islamic religious education (IRE) at three Swedish Muslim schools which offered IRE as an extra curricular subject, one to three hours per week. The study contributes to the understanding of how IRE is formed as a confessional school subject within the framework and under the jurisdiction of the Swedish school system. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamology; History of Religions; Islam; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; gender; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; Riffat Hassan; Fatima Mernissi; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : The dissertation focuses on interpretations of Islam that claim compatibility with international human rights norms in the context of women’s rights. These interpretations are seen as parts of an on-going contemporary international debate on women’s human rights and Islam that engages Muslims as well as non-Muslims. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Islamization of Science: Four Muslim Positions Developing an Islamic Modernity

    Author : Leif Stenberg; Centrum för Mellanösternstudier; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Non-Christian religions; tradition; Quran; Religion; Ziauddin Sardar; Seyyed Hossein Nasr; Maurice Bucaille; Ismail al-Faruqi; modernity; discourse; Islam; Islamization of science;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses a contemporary debate on the Islamization of science. The four persons discussed here are individuals belonging to a Muslim intellectual elite: the French convert and physician Maurice Bucaille, the Persian-American scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr, the British-Pakistani author Ziauddin Sardar and the Arab-American scholar Ismail Raji al-Faruqi. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Sufi for a Secular Age: Reflecting on Muslim Modernity through the Life and Times of Shaykh Fadhlalla Haeri

    Author : Muslim Eneborg Yusuf; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []

    Abstract : Fadhlalla Haeri (b. 1937) is a contemporary Muslim figure best known for his spiritual commentaries on the Qur’an and his influential role as a ‘post-madhhab’ and ‘post-tariqa’ Sufi teacher. READ MORE