Search for dissertations about: "laity"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word laity.

  1. 1. Prayer in Peasant Communities : Ideals and Practices of Prayer in the Late Medieval Ecclesiastical Province of Uppsala, Sweden

    Author : Viktor Aldrin; Bertil Nilsson; Martin Berntson; Brian Patrick McGuire; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; prayer; devotion; peasantry; medieval; Middle Ages; laity; Practical Theology; Church History; theology; Sweden; Finland; prayer; prayer devotion peasantry medieval Middle Ages laity Practical Theology Church History theology Sweden Finland;

    Abstract : The aim of this study has been to identify, explain and delineate praying among peasant communities in the ecclesiastical province of Uppsala, Sweden. Four aspects have been examined through the perspectives of ideals and practices, namely the standards of prayer, devotional prayer, prayer in times of need and prayer cultures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clergy Existence Challenged : An Existential Psychological Exploration of Meaning-Making and Burnout Related to the Church of Sweden

    Author : Lennart Belfrage; Valerie DeMarinis; Owe Wikström; James W. Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Psychology of religion; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion; Religionspsykologi;

    Abstract : This study explores the prevalence of stress-related burnout among clergy in the Church of Sweden in the current postmodern context. The study focuses on the seriousness of the problem and the role of burnout’s existential dimension. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making fields of merit: Buddhist nuns challenge gendered orders in Thailand

    Author : Monica Lindberg Falk; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anthropology; Thailand; sex; gender; Buddhism; nuns; rituals; gifts; education;

    Abstract : This anthropological study addresses the interaction and interconncectedness between religion and gender relations in Thailand, analysing this through the lens of the Buddhist nuns' (mae chiis') lives, actions and role in Thai society. The mae chiis have a long hstory in Thailand. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anneth Nyagawa Munga; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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