Search for dissertations about: "Religionshistoria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 swedish dissertations containing the word Religionshistoria.

  1. 1. Tradition as Resource : Transnational Somali Women Traders Facing the Realities of Civil War

    Author : Rannveig Jetne Haga; Mattias Gardell; Lena Roos; Francesca Declich; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dubai; Somaliland; Somali women; civil war; tradition; agency; security; autonomy; negotiations; piety; postcolonial; feminism.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Islamology; Islamologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an analysis of interviews with and observations among transnational Somali women traders, located in Somaliland (northwest Somalia) and Dubai. Since the outbreak of the Somali civil war an increasing number of women have become the sole providers of their families. READ MORE

  2. 2. "God Wants It!" : The Ideology of Martyrdom of the Hebrew Crusade Chronicles and Its Jewish and Christian Background

    Author : Lena Roos; Anders Hultgård; Katrin Almbladh; Stefan Schreiner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Martyrdom; First Crusade; Judaism; religious change; inter-religious relations; persecutions of Jews; suicide; infanticide; forced conversion; Religionshistoria; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the ideology of martyrdom of the Hebrew Chronicles which were written in response to the persecutions of the Rhineland Jews during the First Crusade in 1096. The Chronicles describe how thousands of Jews died, some of whom were killed by the crusaders, others killed each other or committed suicide rather than being forcibly bap­tized or killed by the crusaders. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Author : Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Birth of a Heruka : How Sangs rgyas rgyal mtshan became gTsang smyon Heruka: A Study of a Mad Yogin

    Author : Stefan Larsson; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Hanna Havnevik; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Tibetan Buddhism; Tantric Buddhism; bKa’ brgyud tradition; gTsang smyon Heruka 1452–1507 ; mad yogin rnal ’byor smyon pa ; hagiography rnam thar ; “disciplined conduct” brtul zhugs spyod pa ; History of religion; Religionshistoria; religionshistoria; History of Religion;

    Abstract : gTsang smyon Heruka (1452–1507) is one of Tibet’s most famous mad yogins. The mad yogins represent a relatively unknown aspect of Tibetan Buddhism that flourished in the 15th and 16th centuries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Localising Salafism : Religious Change among Oromo Muslims in Bale, Ethiopia

    Author : Terje Østebø; David Westerlund; David Thurfjell; Anne Kubai; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethiopia; Bale; Islam; Salafism; Religious Change; Locality; Ethnicity; Identity; History of religion; Religionshistoria; religionshistoria; History of Religion;

    Abstract : The political transition in 1991 and the new regime’s policy towards the ethnic and religious diversity in Ethiopia have contributed to increased activities from various Islamic reform movements. Among these, we find the Salafi movement which expanded rapidly throughout the 1990s, particularly in the Oromo-speaking south-eastern parts of the country such as Hararge, Arsi and Bale. READ MORE