Search for dissertations about: "Religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 865 swedish dissertations containing the word Religion.

  1. 1. Från ritualiserad tradition till institutionaliserad religion : Strategier för maktlegitimering på Gotland under järnålder och medeltid

    Author : Torsten Blomkvist; Britt-Mari Näsström; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Gotland; religion; ritualised tradition; ancestor worship; oral tradition; power; genealogies; legitimacy of power; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two principal aims. The first is to critically discuss the concept of an ancient Scandinavian religion. The second one is to create, from the terms ritualised tradition and (institutionalised) religion a theory of social change on Gotland during the Late Iron Age and the Middle Ages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion, rock och pluralism : En religionssociologisk studie av kristen diskurs om rockmusik

    Author : Andreas Häger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; discourse; institutional Christianity; legitimation; pluralism; popular culture; popular music; qualitative analysis; religion; religious symbols; rock music; symbolic universe; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; The Sociology of Religion;

    Abstract : Rock music has during all of its almost 50 years of existence been the subject of criticism and debate. Much of this criticism has risen from religious circles. But also in these circles, rock music has its advocates. This thesis studies the reactions to rock music by spokespersons for institutional Christianity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion : An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988–2012

    Author : Jonas Lindberg; Mia Lövheim; Magnus Hagevi; Pål Repstad; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; politics; Nordic; Scandinavia; church; diversity; secularisation; globalisation; politicisation; cleavage; civil religion; human rights; nationalism; right-wing populist; privatised religion; content analysis; mixed methods; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : In this study, I address the relationship between religion and politics in the Nordic countries, 1988–2012, against a background of increasing religious diversity alongside more or less continuous relationships between church and state. My aim is to analyse possible changes in the way religion is referred to by Nordic parliamentary parties, and in the way these parties use religion as a means to societal cohesion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zvinorwadza : Being a patient in the religious and medical plurality of the Mberengwa district, Zimbabwe

    Author : Olov Dahlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Religion; Patient; life-worlds; Mberengwa; Karanga; Zimbabwe; religious plurality; traditional religion; Christianity; African-initiated churches; medical plurality; traditional medicine; faith healing; modern health care; biomedicine; sickness; healing; placebo; nocebo; cooperation; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; religionssociologi; Patients - Zimbabwe; Medical plurality - Zimbabwe; Religious plurality - Zimbabwe; Patienter – Zimbabwe; Sjukdomsbegreppet – Zimbabwe; Mångkulturella samhällen – Zimbabwe; Mångreligiösa samhällen - Zimbabwe; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with patients in a rural area of southern Africa and poses these basic questions: What does it mean to be ill in this part of the world and what do patients' life-worlds look like? In order to find answers to these questions, an in-depth fieldwork was carried out through which I was able to study how patients reacted to illness. I followed twenty patients in their search of ease, of which ten were members of Chief Mataga's family, with whom I was staying. READ MORE

  5. 5. The extended voice : Instances of myth in the Indo-European corpus

    Author : Peter Jackson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Indo-European poetics; Vedic religion; Greek religion; pre-Christian Scandinavian religion; myth; oral tradition; oral literature; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Proceeding from the presence of recurrent, poetic phrases and verbal collocations in early texts composed in Indo-European languages, this study is an attempt to elucidate some fundamental problems of myth, tradition and culture. The scholarly study of Indo-European religions and mythology-initiated during the 19th century and proceeding up to modem times with varying success-has often been devoted to the task of restoring a homogeneous system of Indo-European religious beliefs by searching for deep-seated reflexes of such a system in the historically attainable cultures. READ MORE