Search for dissertations about: "prayer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word prayer.

  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. MRI Studies of the Fetal Brain and Cranium

    Author : Nuno Canto Moreira; Johan Wikström; Raii Raininko; Daniela Prayer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fetal MRI; Brain; Cranium; Development; Normal; Ear; Lip; Palate; Biometry; Hippocampus; Measurements; Radiologi; Radiology;

    Abstract : Ultrasound is the primary modality for fetal imaging, but Magnetic Resonance Imaging nowadays has a valuable complementary role as it often reveals findings that alter pregnancy management. Knowledge on some clinically relevant areas of the normal fetal development is still lacking, and this was the aim of this project. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vindicating Vengeance and Violence? : Exegetical Approaches to Imprecatory Psalms and their Relevance for Liturgy

    Author : Elisabet Nord; Bibelvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Förbannelsepsalmer; Psaltaren; Liturgi; tolkningsstrategier; Hermeneutik; exegetik; generisk tolkningsstrategi; tidegärden; kommentarlitteratur; reception; imprecatory psalms; cursing psalms; vengeance; violence; generic interpretative strategy; generic hermeneutical approach; liturgy; Liturgy of the Hours; prayer; hermeneutics; commentary; exegesis; ethics; philosophy; performativity; logic of self-involvement ; Ps 58; Ps 109; Ps 137; Ps 139; prayer books;

    Abstract : Due to their calls for vengeance and violence the so called imprecatory psalms are generally considered ethically difficult and subsequently omitted from liturgy. This becomes particularly evident in breviaries, such as the Roman Catholic Church’s Liturgy of the Hours, where both entire psalms and individual verses have been omitted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Piety, Intimacy and Mobility : A Case Study of Charismatic Christianity in Present-day Stockholm

    Author : Jessica Moberg; Tuija Hovi; Södertörns högskola; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ; Charismatic Christianity; Pentecostalism; habituation; learning religion; mobility; ritualization; ritual appropriation; religious consumption; commodification; materiality; embodiment; narrative; late modernity; globalization; inward turn; subjective turn; authenticity; intimacy; prayer; worship; music; testimony; urban religion; religious eclecticism; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Charismatic Christianity; religious eclecticism.;

    Abstract : Stockholm County is a post-industrial Swedish region characterized by high levels of mobility and technologization as well as ethnic and religious diversity. Among its religious minorities exist various strands of charismatic Christianity, some of which originate from the Pentecostal revival of the early 20th century and some of which belong to more recent movements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reading the Dream Text: A Nexus between Dreams and Texts in the Rabbinic Literature of Late Antiquity

    Author : Erik Alvstad; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dreams; rabbinic Judaism; Late Antiquity; Babylonian Talmud; Palestinian Talmud; Midrash; Talmudic Dreambook Bavli Berakhot 55a-57b ; text-centred community; oneiric discourse; dream-text nexus; dream interpretation; dream narrative; oneiric reading; catalogue of dream omina; dream ritual; dream prayer;

    Abstract : This study deals with conceptions and practices related to dreams in early rabbinic Judaism. One aspect of the Jewish dream culture in particular is considered, viz. the tendency evinced in the rabbinic literature of Late Antiquity to associate dreams and texts with each other. READ MORE