Search for dissertations about: "demons"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word demons.

  1. 1. Liber iuratus Honorii : a critical edition of the Latin version of the Sworn book of Honorius

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Gösta Hedegård; William Newman; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; the Sworn Book of Honorius; Liber iuratus Honorii; Liber sacer; Liber sacratus; Solomon; pseudo-Solomonic texts; Ars Notoria; the Notory Art; Flores aurei Apollonii; ritual magic; ceremonial magic; mediaeval magic; theurgy; magic seals; the Seal of Solomon; Christian Kabbalah; divine names; angels; spirits; demons; Latin; latin;

    Abstract : The Liber iuratus Honorii, or the Sworn Book of Honorius, as it is often called, has been the focus of a steadily growing interest ever since the occult revival in the late 19th century. This exponent of pseudo-Solomonic magic has been mentioned from time to time in the literature on magic up to the present day. READ MORE

  2. 2. UAMSHO: A Theological Study of the Proclamation of the Revival Movement within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Anneth Nyagawa Munga; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; making; grace; authority; ability; charismata; morality; church discipline; the church; the Bible; holiness; salvation; over-pessimism; over-optimism; realization of sin; relapsing; demons; sin; crisis; the world; Satan; God; the Holy Spirit; Jesus Christ; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a theological study of the revival (Uamsho) movement within the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT). This movement is part of the East African Revival Movement that began during the late 1920's within the Protestant churches in Rwanda, after which it spread to Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. READ MORE

  3. 3. John Rufus and the World Vision of Anti-Chalcedonian Culture

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Jan-Eric Steppa; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of the Christian church; here; visions; holy man; propaganda; hagiography; Anastasius I; Zeno; Peter the Iberian; Severus of Antioch; John Rufus; Gaza; Palestine; asceticism; monasticism; monophysitism; anti-Chalcedonianism; Chalcedon; Patristics; Byzantine Empire; Late Antiquity; Kristna kyrkans historia; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the works of John Rufus, disciple of Peter the Iberian at Gaza. There are three works preserved from him, composed in Greek at the turn of the sixth century, and preserved in Syriac: the Life of Peter the Iberian, the Commemoration of the Death of Theodosius, and the Plerophories. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Message of a Mitsvah: The Mezuzah in Rabbinic Literature

    University dissertation from Arken

    Author : Eva-Maria Jansson; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Non-Christian religions; Rabbinic literature; addition; notion; mezuzah; mitsvah; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : The present study deals with different aspects of the mitsvat mezuzah in Rabbinic literature from the first to the sixteenth centuries, with some emphasis on the medieval sources. Through a charting of statements regarding the mezuzah as an object, and the mitsvat mezuzah and its fulfilment, an overview is given of the development of the mezuzah and the perception of it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Elites and their children. A study in the historical anthropology of medieval China, 500-1000 A.D

    University dissertation from Leiden University

    Author : Annika Pissin; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates elite children’s lives in China between 500 and 1000 ACE within the framework of historical anthropology. Based on ‘anomaly accounts’ (collected in the Taiping guangji), medical manuscripts, family instructions, ‘children’s books’, tomb inscriptions, official histories, law and tax code, and poetry, this thesis provides a general definition of childhood and children in medieval China. READ MORE