Search for dissertations about: "religious practice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words religious practice.

  1. 1. According to whose will : The entanglements of gender & religion in the lives of transgender Jews with an Orthodox background

    Author : Oriol Poveda Guillén; Mia Lövheim; Lena Roos; Peter Nynäs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; agential realism; entanglement; feminism; FTM; gender; intra-action; Jewish; Judaism; LGBTQ; MTF; non-binary; Orthodox; posthumanism; queer; religion; religiosity; religious change; religious practice; social constructionism; transgender; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : This study, the first in its scope on transgender religiosity, is based on in-depth biographical interviews with 13 transgender participants with a Jewish Orthodox background (currently and formerly Orthodox). The primary aim of the study has been to elucidate the entanglements of gender and religion in three periods of the participants’ lives: pre-transition, transition and post-transition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indian Protestants and their Religious Others : Views of Religious Diversity among Christians in Bangalore

    Author : Anita Yadala Suneson; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Magnus Lundberg; Chad Bauman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Hindu-Christian Studies; Christian-Muslim Studies; Protestantism; Pentecostalism; Church of South India; Christianity in India; Bangalore; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study gives an in-depth insight into ways that ordinary Christians in a multireligious context think about religious plurality. It examines how Indian Protestants reflect upon other religions and upon the situation of religious diversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Morality as Practice : The Santo Daime, an Eco-Religious Movement in the Amazonian Rainforest

    Author : Titti Kristina Schmidt; Ing-Britt Trankell; Michael Lambek; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Brazil; Amazonia; Santo Daime; caboclos; environmentalism; religion; religious movements; social movements; morality; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study deals with Santo Daime, a religious and environmental movement in the Brazilian Amazon. It is based on 15 months of anthropological fieldwork in the foundational centre of the Santo Daime movement, Céu do Mapiá, Heaven of Mapiá, located deep inside the Brazilian State of Amazonas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Religious Education in Contemporary Pluralistic Sweden

    Author : Karin Kittelmann Flensner; Kerstin von Brömssen; Signild Risenfors; Judith Everington; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religious Education; secularism; spirituality; nationalism; Swedishness; education; ethnography; classroom observation; discourse analysis; Utbildningsvetenskap; Educational science;

    Abstract : In the mandatory, integrative and non-confessional school subject of Religious Education in Sweden, all students are taught together regardless of religious or secular affiliation. The overall aim of this thesis is to explore and analyse how Religious Education (RE) can be socially constructed in the upper secondary school classroom practice in the pluralistic context of contemporary Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Counts as Religion in Sociology? : The Problem of Religiosity in Sociological Methodology

    Author : Erika Willander; Sandra Torres; Jørgen Straarup; Sverker Sikström; James A Beckford; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sociology of religion; theory and method; religious affiliation; religious beliefs; religious practice; religious mainstream; sacred; religiosity; spirituality; secularization; Sweden; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the ongoing critical discussion within the sociology of religion by focusing on the seldom considered perspective of methodology. As such, it consists of a theoretical part that problematizes the ways in which religion has been analyzed, and an empirical part that develops how religiosity can be approached in sociological studies. READ MORE