Search for dissertations about: "critical religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 swedish dissertations containing the words critical religion.

  1. 1. Critical Thinking in Scholarship: : Meanings, Conditions and Development

    Author : Eva Brodin; Lennart Svensson; Åsa Lindberg-Sand; Pedagogik; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; critical thinking; scholarship; higher education; hermeneutic phenomenology; epistemology; educational philosophy; history of philosophy; Education; Pedagogik; Theory of science; Vetenskapsteori; Pedagogik; Pedagogics; Pedagogy and didactics; Fenomenologi; Phenomenology; Hermeneutic Phenomenology; Higher Education; Critical Thinking; Scholarship; didaktik;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore the phenomenon of critical thinking in scholarship as regards its meanings, conditions, and development using a hermeneutic phenomenological approach. This exploration takes its departure in ancient Greece, following a historical movement of the phenomenon up to present day perspectives on critical thinking, revealing a range of different meanings and conditions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond an instrumental approach to religion and development : Challenges for church-based healthcare in Tanzania

    Author : Josephine Sundqvist; Per Pettersson; Lennart Wohlgemuth; Anders Sjöborg; Ignatius Swart; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; development; church organisations; public private partnerships; healthcare; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation serves as a contribution to the larger ongoing debate on the role of religion in development in an effort to move beyond an instrumental approach. The aim is to study the role of religious agents in development through the prism of contractual partnerships between church organisations and the Tanzanian state in healthcare delivery. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women and economic justice : Ethics in feminist liberation theology and feminist economics

    Author : Ann-Cathrin Jarl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Basic human needs; critical theory; economic justice; equality; feminist economics; feminist ethics; feminist hermeneutics; feminist theology; feminist theory; gender; justice; liberation; liberation theology; oppression; poverty; right relations; women s rights; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : This work focus on women, justice and economics. The work of feminist economists and feminist ethicists is analyzed with regard to economic justice. READ MORE

  4. 4. God as Problem and Possibility : A Critical Study of Gordon Kaufman's Thought toward a Spacious Theology

    Author : Kenneth Nordgren; Carl Reinhold Bråkenhielm; Jan-Olav Henriksen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; the concept of God; constructive theology; Gordon Kaufman; theological method; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : The study investigates the American theologian Gordon D. Kaufman’s (born 1925) work, and focuses on the concept of God reflected in his theological method and construction. The examination of Kaufman’s thought implies an inquiry of methodological issues in contemporary academic theology and leads into discussion of central Christian ideas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rituals of a Secular Nation : Shinto Normativity and the Separation of Religion and State in Postwar Japan

    Author : Ernils Larsson; Mattias Gardell; Mark Teeuwen; Levi McLaughlin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Shinto; Japanese religion; Critical religion theory; religion and law; Shin Buddhism; Nippon Kaigi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the concept of “religion” has been interpreted and negotiated in postwar Japanese courts of law, with a particular focus on its relationship to the adjacent concept “Shinto.” Particular attention is given to the landmark rulings by the Supreme Court on the Tsu Groundbreaking Ceremony case in 1977 and the Ehime Tamagushiryō case in 1997. READ MORE