Search for dissertations about: "religious freedom"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words religious freedom.

  1. 1. Christianity, Generation and Narrative : Religious Conversion and Change in Sidama, Ethiopia, 1974–2012

    Author : Erik Egeland; Magnus Lundberg; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Dena Freeman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Christianity in Ethiopia; Conversion Narratives; Religious Change; Modernity; Social Generation; Sidama; SNNPRS; Southern Ethiopia; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study presents narratives concerning religious conversion and change in Evangelical-Pentecostal Christian communities in the Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia. The study is based on narrative data collected through field research, which mainly focuses on the period 1974–2012. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pentecostalism, Globalisation and Society in Contemporary Argentina

    Author : Hans Geir Aasmundsen; Olle Kristenson; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Argentina; globalisation; Pentecostalism; society; politics; evangelisation; religious freedom; equality; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Abstract : In Argentina, Pentecostalism had a breakthrough in the early 1980s, and today more than 10 per cent of the population are Pentecostals. The revival coincided with a socio-political transformation of Argentinean society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructivism, Essentialism, and the Between : Human Being and Vulnerability in Judith Butler, Steven Pinker and Colin Gunton

    Author : Joseph Sverker; Mattias Martinson; Katarina Westerlund; Stephen R. Holmes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Judith Butler; Steven Pinker; Colin Gunton; theological anthropology; social constructivism; social constructionism; biologism; essentialism; biologist essentialism; evolution; school; differentiation; christology; doctrine of the Trinity; interpellation; evolutionary psychology; nature nurture; vulnerability; body; individual; person; individualism; personalism; kenosis; self-giving; recognition; feminism; relational ontology; weak ontology; relations; relationality; time; freedom; performativity; culture; environment; dependence; independence; Systematisk teologi med livsåskådningsforskning; Systematic Theology and Studies in Worldviews;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the division between biology and the social by means of Christian theology. The question is approached by reading and interacting critical theorist Judith Butler, psycholinguist Steven Pinker and theologian Colin Gunton.With Gunton the author argues that a relational, but ‘weak’, ontology is needed. READ MORE

  4. 4. The politics of Islam, non-violence, and peace : the thought of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan in context

    Author : Mattias Dahlkvist; Tomas Lindgren; Jan Hjärpe; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islam; Islam in India; Islamic modernism; global Islam; Religious minorities; Nonviolence; Pacifism; Political theology; Hindu Nationalism; Islamophobia;

    Abstract : This is a study of the multifaceted thought of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan (b.1925–), Indian writer, public intellectual, and Muslim religious leader. Khan has been a prolific writer since at least the 1970s and is also an ālim, a Muslim scholar learned in religion. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Everybody Welcome to France” : Secularism, Governmentality & Fantasy in the French Republic 2003-2011

    Author : Per-Erik Nilsson; Mattias Gardell; Joan W. Scott; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; France; republic; nation; integration; assimilation; nationalism; secularism; secularist; secularization; laïcité; Islam; other; veil; identity; tolerance; freedom of conscience; gender equality; citizenship; critical religion; discourse; discourse analysis; illiberalism; republicanism; Religionshistoria; History of Religions; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : What does it mean to be “secular”? How are “secular” identities constructed and negotiated? How can one understand that “secularism” has become an important marker of identity for nationalistic forces in Europe?In the dissertation “Everybody, Welcome to France” the author sets out to inquire into the topic of secularism and national identity in contemporary France. The specific research question is how France has been articulated as a “secular” republic in political speech and legislative text in 2003-2011 and how this articulation relates to conceptions of “nation”, “integration”, and “citizenship”. READ MORE