Search for dissertations about: "Witchcraft"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Witchcraft.

  1. 1. The Birth of Religion among the Balanta of Guinea-Bissau

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Inger Callewaert; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Herbal medicine 3.Modernisation; Divination; Ritual songs; Witchcraft; Ritual; Prophetic movement; Ancestor cult; Anthropology of Religion; Balanta 2.History of Religions; 1.West Africa; Guinea-Bissau; Gender; Theology; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with a recent event within the history of religions, the rise and development of a non-Christian prophetic movement named Kiyang-yang within the oral, kinship and ancestor based society of the Balanta in Guinea-Bissau. Kiyang-yang is headed by young women and men under the leadership of a woman prophet. READ MORE

  2. 2. Scepticism and Belief in Witchcraft Drama, 1538-1681

    University dissertation from Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Eric Pudney; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]

    Abstract : .... READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender-Related Terms in English Depositions, Examinations and Journals, 1670–1720

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sara Lilja; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : English language; adjectives; corpus linguistics; A Corpus of English Dialogues 1560–1760; demonstratives; depositions; Early Modern English; examinations; female; gender; gender-related terms; historical sociolinguistics; journals; male; Salem Witchcraft Papers; Engelska; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on gender-related terms as well as adjectives and demonstratives in connection with these terms used in texts from the period 1670–1720. The material in the study has been drawn from both English and American sources and comes from three text categories: depositions, examinations and journals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Profiles and outcome of traditional healing practices for severe mental illnesses in two districts of Eastern Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Catherine Abbo; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Mental illness; traditional healers; outcome; Western Medicine;

    Abstract : Background: The WHO estimates that more than 80% of African populations attend traditional healers for health reasons. However, little is known about the profiles and outcome of this traditional approach to treatment of mental illnesses. READ MORE