Search for dissertations about: "public religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words public religion.

  1. 1. Public Religions in Swedish Media : A Study of Religious Actors on Three Newspaper Debate Pages 2001-2011

    Author : Marta Axner; Mia Lövheim; Anders Sjöborg; Knut Lundby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; religion; media; public sphere; public religion; content analysis; mixed-methods; media logic; public debate; secularization; post-secular; mediatization; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study addresses issues concerning religion in the public sphere, brought about by the debates over the perceived resurgence of religion and the post-secular. The aim is to analyze the participation of religious actors in the public, using three newspaper debate pages as the empirical material. 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. 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

  4. 4. The Persistence of Christian Realism : A Study of the Social Ethics of Ronald H. Preston

    Author : Normunds Kamergrauzis; Alan Suggate; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Christian ethics; social ethics; Christian Realism; R. Niebuhr; J. Bennett; Anglican ethics; moral theology; W. Temple; R. Preston; love; justice; solidarity; middle axioms; economic theory; economic practice; social responsibility; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : The persistence of the tradition of Christian Realism in England is exemplified by the lifelong contribution of Anglican moral theologian Ronald H. Preston. READ MORE

  5. 5. The art of love : A study of Dag Hammarskjöld's mystical theology

    Author : Andrew Thomas Kania; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Dag Hammarskjöld; Mystical Theology; Meister Eckhart; Juan de la Cruz; Friedrich Schiller; Thomas Aquinas; Gustaf Aulén Nathan Söderblom; William James; Thomas à Kempis; Brian Urquhart; Van Dusen; Goethe; Dante; Hägerström; Maritain; Gerson; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the roots of Hammarskjöld's interest in Mystical Theology bytracing both Vägmärken and the Public Papers of the Secretaries-General (1953-1961)back to the original text material found in Hammarskjöld's private libraries, at theKungliga Biblioteket in Stockholm, and at his Cottage in Backåkra, Skåne. The first partof the thesis seeks to illustrate the principle concepts of Mystical Theology by recourseto the Mystical theologian Jean Gerson, and those writers on Mystical Theology whowere available to Hammarskjöld during his formative years. READ MORE