Search for dissertations about: "religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1509 swedish dissertations containing the word religion.

  1. 1. Zvinorwadza : Being a patient in the religious and medical plurality of the Mberengwa district, Zimbabwe

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Olov Dahlin; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria; Patients - Zimbabwe; Medical plurality - Zimbabwe; Religious plurality - Zimbabwe; Patienter – Zimbabwe; Sjukdomsbegreppet – Zimbabwe; Mångkulturella samhällen – Zimbabwe; Mångreligiösa samhällen - Zimbabwe; religionssociologi; religionssociologi; Religion; Patient; life-worlds; Mberengwa; Karanga; Zimbabwe; religious plurality; traditional religion; Christianity; African-initiated churches; medical plurality; traditional medicine; faith healing; modern health care; biomedicine; sickness; healing; placebo; nocebo; cooperation;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with patients in a rural area of southern Africa and poses these basic questions: What does it mean to be ill in this part of the world and what do patients' life-worlds look like? In order to find answers to these questions, an in-depth fieldwork was carried out through which I was able to study how patients reacted to illness. I followed twenty patients in their search of ease, of which ten were members of Chief Mataga's family, with whom I was staying. READ MORE

  2. 2. Religion, rock och pluralism En religionssociologisk studie av kristen diskurs om rockmusik

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andreas Häger; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; discourse; institutional Christianity; legitimation; pluralism; popular culture; popular music; qualitative analysis; religion; religious symbols; rock music; symbolic universe; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; religionssociologi; The Sociology of Religion;

    Abstract : Rock music has during all of its almost 50 years of existence been the subject of criticism and debate. Much of this criticism has risen from religious circles. But also in these circles, rock music has its advocates. This thesis studies the reactions to rock music by spokespersons for institutional Christianity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Living Simultaneity On religion among semi-secular Swedes

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Ann af Burén; Södertörns högskola.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; simultaneity; semi-secular; liminal; secularity; religious incongruence; fuzzy fidelity; the subjective turn; lived religion; the inadequacy approach; religious and secular; Stockholm; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at contributing to a critical discussion on the supposedly far-reaching secularity of Sweden on the one hand, and on the incongruence and inconsistency of lived religion on the other. At the center are people referred to as semi-secular Swedes – a group that is often neglected in the study of religion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Från ritualiserad tradition till institutionaliserad religion : Strategier för maktlegitimering på Gotland under järnålder och medeltid

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Torsten Blomkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Gotland; religion; ritualised tradition; ancestor worship; oral tradition; power; genealogies; legitimacy of power; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : This dissertation has two principal aims. The first is to critically discuss the concept of an ancient Scandinavian religion. The second one is to create, from the terms ritualised tradition and (institutionalised) religion a theory of social change on Gotland during the Late Iron Age and the Middle Ages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Religion in Nordic Politics as a Means to Societal Cohesion An Empirical Study on Party Platforms and Parliamentary Debates 1988–2012

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jonas Lindberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; politics; Nordic; Scandinavia; church; diversity; secularisation; globalisation; politicisation; cleavage; civil religion; human rights; nationalism; right-wing populist; privatised religion; content analysis; mixed methods; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : In this study, I address the relationship between religion and politics in the Nordic countries, 1988–2012, against a background of increasing religious diversity alongside more or less continuous relationships between church and state. My aim is to analyse possible changes in the way religion is referred to by Nordic parliamentary parties, and in the way these parties use religion as a means to societal cohesion. READ MORE