Search for dissertations about: "Torah"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Torah.

  1. 1. Jesus and Purity Halakhah : Was Jesus Indifferent to Impurity?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Thomas Kazen; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik; Religion; Bible; New Testament; Jesus; Judaism; Second Temple; purity; impurity; purification; ritual; halakhah; historical reconstruction; quest; authenticity; criteria; gospels; narrative traditions; redaction; law; Torah; conflict stories; Pharisees; expansionist current; miqveh; immersion; stone vessels; food; leper; leprosy; discharge; corpse; rabbinic texts; Tannaim; Dead Sea Scrolls; moral trajectory; John the Baptizer; diversity; am ha-arets; great tradition; little tradition; Galilee; demonology; exorcism; eschatology; kingdom.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : At the end of the Second Temple period, ritual purity came to play an increasing role in Jewish society. Purity laws were interpreted and expanded, and sources of impurity were generally avoided by many. READ MORE

  2. 2. A War of Words: defining Terrorism in Arab and Israeli Press 1972-1996 (2001) : a Study in Propaganda, Semantics and Pragmatics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2003]
    Keywords : Arabic; Hebrew; Media; Torah; Koran; Semantics; Terrorism; Propaganda; Pragmatics;

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  3. 3. What's in a name? : A study of sobriquets in the Pesharim

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Håkan Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Qumran; sobriquets; code-names; nicknames; pesharim; the Yahad; 1QpHab; 4QpNah. 4QpPsa; 4QpIsaa-e; 1QpMic; 4QpHosb; CD; 1QHa; king of the South; king of the North; Pompey; Babylon; the synagogue of Satan; the woman Jezebel; the Wicked Priest; the Man of the Lie; the Spreader of the Lie; the Seekers of Smooth Things; Ephraim; Manasseh; the House of Peleg; the House of Absalom; the traitors; the Teacher of Righteousness; the Doers of the Torah; the Kittim; the Angry Lion; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The present study addresses the problem of a simplistic historical interpretation of the sobriquetsin the pesharim. An alternative approach is advocated taking its beginning in perceiving themessage in the pesharim as primarily an ideological vindication of the Qumran community, theYahad. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Anders Runesson; [2001]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Paul between Synagogue and State : Christians, Jews, and Civic Authorities in 1 Thessalonians, Romans, and Philippians

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Mikael Tellbe; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Christian church; hono; honor discourse; parting of the ways; imperial cult; imperial ideology; Rome; civic authorities; synagogue; Josephus; Jewish rights; Diaspora Judaism; Jews; Christians; early church; Philippians; Romans; 1 Thessalonians; Paul; Bible; New Testament; Kristna kyrkans historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Bibelvetenskap;

    Abstract : When first-century gentile Christians withdrew from the traditional and civic Graeco-Roman cults and increasingly began to be identified by the Romans as not belonging to mainstream or common Judaism, they soon found themselves pressed "between synagogue and state." On the one side, the fact that they did not observe the Torah elicited hostility from Jews who did not want to be identified with a movement that in Roman eyes could be interpreted as seditious and thus jeopardize their own political and religious privileges. READ MORE