Search for dissertations about: "religious symbols"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words religious symbols.

  1. 1. Symbols of law : a contextual analysis of legal symbolic acts in the Old Testament

    Author : Åke Viberg; Teologiska institutionen Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sedvanerätt Judisk rätt Symboler Gester – juridik och lagstiftning;

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

    Author : Andreas Häger; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; discourse; institutional Christianity; legitimation; pluralism; popular culture; popular music; qualitative analysis; religion; religious symbols; rock music; symbolic universe; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; 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. Artifacts and Supraphysical Worlds : A Conceptual Analysis of Religion

    Author : Johan Modée; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of special sciences; Two-dimensionality; Supraphysical worlds; Possible worlds; Global supervenience; Physicalism; Tools; Symbols; Rituals; Representations; Proper funtion; Artifacts; Definition of religion; Conceptual analysis; Särskilda vetenskapers filosofi; religion; concept; artifact; physicalism; global supervenience; representations; a priori;

    Abstract : It is a contested question in contemporary theories of religion whether the concept of religion can be defined in a sound way or not. Many theorists maintain that a universal but delimiting definition is impossible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sacrifice and Symbol : Biblical Shelamim in a Ritual Perspective

    Author : Martin Modéus; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; slmm; Blood; Legitimacy of ritual; Centralization of cult; Glossation; Todah; Neder; Nedabah; Milluim; Zebah; Zebah shelamim; Shelamim; Sacrifice; marking and defining symbols; Legitimizing; Interpretation of ritual; focusing and defining; Causa; Ugarit; the Jerusalem temple; Bible; Bibelvetenskap;

    Abstract : For the sacrifice shelamim in the Hebrew Bible, scholars have suggested a number of different interpretations and uses. This sacrifice also had an ambiguous role in Israelite culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Existential meaning-making in the midst of meaninglessness and suffering : Studying the function of religion and religious organizations in the reconstruction and development of existential meaning and psychosocial well-being after the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami

    Author : Yukako Nahlbom; Valerie DeMarinis; Önver A. Cetrez; Fumie Inatani; Lars Danbolt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; natural disaster; the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami; trau-ma; mental health; well-being; existential meaning; meaning-making; religion; the Japanese religiosity; the ADAPT model; psychosocial re-sources; kokoro no kea; rituals; interfaith chaplain; volunteer workers; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this qualitative study was to explore the function of religion and volunteer workers in religious organizations in contributing to the reconstruction and development of existential meaning and psychosocial well-being regarding the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. This study was undertaken from the psychology of religion and approached by focusing on experiences of volunteer workers in different religious organizations who worked in the disaster-affected areas. READ MORE