Search for dissertations about: "ideology religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words ideology religion.

  1. 1. Freyr's offspring : Rulers and religion in ancient Svea society

    Author : Olof Sundqvist; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; rulership ideology; ancient Scandinavian religion; Svear; genealogies; legitimacy of power; redistribution system; sacral kingship; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This study attempts to elucidate the relationship between rulers and religion among the Svear of the Late Iron Age. Previous research has to a large extent followed the paradigm of sacral kingship when interpreting the Scandinavian sources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aram as the enemy friend : The ideological role of Aram in the composition of Genesis - 2 Kings

    Author : Carl-Johan Axskjöld; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Aram; Aram-Damascus; Aram-Zobah; Balaam; Ben-hadad; composition; Cushan-rishathaim; Davidic Empire; deuteronomistic history; Deuteronomy; double redaction hypothesis; Genesis; Hadadezer; Hazael; ideology; ideological; instrument; Judges; 1 and 2 Kings; kinship; Laban; Naaman; Numbers; redaction criticism; Rezin; Rezon; 1 and 2 Samuel; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The present study deals with the ideological role of Aram according to their representation in Genesis-2 Kings. This investigation shows that the functions and picture of Aram are more often positive than not. Genesis establishes the kinship between Aram and Israel, the patriarchs being obviously Arameans. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ideology, Rationality, and Revolution : An Essay on the Persistence of Oppression

    Author : Nicolas Olsson-Yaouzis; Gustaf Arrhenius; Torbjörn Tännsjö; Geoffrey Brennan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Oppression; ideology; revolution; rational choice theory; analytical Marxism; functional explanations; Gerald Cohen; Gordon Tullock; Practical Philosophy; praktisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This essay is concerned with two explanations of why oppressive social orders persist. According to the first, the so-called gunman theory of oppression (GT), these social orders persist because the oppressed are afraid being punished if they participated in a revolt. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Outsider in Our Midst : A Study of Language and Norms Concerning the “Outsider” in Persian Period Yehud

    Author : Karin Tillberg; Göran Eidevall; Mikael Larsson; Katherine Southwood; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Persian period; Nehemiah; Deuteronomy; Pentateuch; Isaiah; Trito-Isaiah; Bourdieu; doxa; capital; agents; fields; Derrida; hospitality; eunuchs; exile.; Gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : The topic for the present study concerns how values and norms are conveyed through language. I explore two texts set in the Persian period—Isaiah 56:1–8 and Nehemiah 13:1–3, 23–31—and how these texts discuss those literary figures described as not belonging to the community. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perseverance without doctrine : Adorno, self-critique, and the ends of academic theology

    Author : Mattias Martinson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; academic theology; academy; Adorno Th. W.; aesthetics; critical theory; dialectics; dogmatism; fundamental theology; ideology; materialism; negativity; philosophy of music; self-critique; Tracy D; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Systematic theology; Systematisk teologi; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies;

    Abstract : The study approaches the question of the role and legitimacy of academic theology given a certain theoretical conception of the intellectual situation. From the perspective of a critical interpretation of some contemporary problems of theology, on the one hand, and some problematic aspects of secular thought, on the other, the study inquires into the notion of theology for a self-critical theoretical potential of general academic value. READ MORE