Search for dissertations about: "Rikard Roitto"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Rikard Roitto.

  1. 1. Behaving as a Christ‐Believer : A Cognitive Perspective on Identity and Behavior Norms in Ephesians

    Author : Rikard Roitto; Håkan Ulfgard; Bengt Holmberg; Petri Luomanen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Ephesians; norms; behavior norms; morality; social identity; social identity theory; social cognition; attribution; cognitive science; New Testament exegesis; Efesierbrevet; normer; beteendenormer; moral; social identitet; social identitetsteori; social kognition; attribution; kognitionsvetenskap; Nya testamentets exegetik; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the understanding of how first century Christ-believers, particularly those who shared the imagination of Ephesians, experienced the relation between their social identity as Christ-believers and behavior norms. In order to understand this, a number of theories from the cognitive sciences are used in combination with historical-critical methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peter's Legacy in Early Christianity : The Appropriation and Use of Peter's Authority in the First Three Centuries

    Author : John-Christian Eurell; Rikard Roitto; James A. Kelhoffer; Outi Lehtipuu; Avdelningen för religionsvetenskap och teologi Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Peter; Weber; Bourdieu; New Testament; Early Christianity; Authority; Legitimacy; Petrus; Weber; Bourdieu; Nya testamentet; Tidig kristendom; auktoritet; legitimitet; Bibelvetenskap; Nt; Biblical Studies; New testament;

    Abstract : This study combines traditional historical-critical methods with the sociological theories of Max Weber and Pierre Bourdieu in order to discuss how Peter’s authority is portrayed and used to create legitimacy in Christian texts from the first three centuries. The New Testament texts that mention Peter are discussed together with other early Christian writings that in one way or another relate to Peter as an authoritative figure. READ MORE