Search for dissertations about: "revelation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the word revelation.

  1. 1. Revelation as Divine Testimony : A Philosophical-Theological Inquiry

    University dissertation from Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University

    Author : Mats Wahlberg; Dirkie Smit; Gerrit Brand; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Revelation; Studies In Faiths and Ideologies; tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation examines, on the basis of insights from contemporary analytic philosophy of testimony, the intellectual viability of the traditional Christian conception of revelation as divine testimony. This conception entails that God reveals by speaking, and that people can acquire knowledge of God and divine things by believing what God says. READ MORE

  2. 2. Must divine revelation produce understanding? : Philosophical reflections on revelation and its realization

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mark Sluys; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; divine revelation; speech act theory; illocutionary act; uptake; expressing; communicative role; edifying discourse; divine will; F. G. Downing; J. R. Searle; W. P; Alston; N. Wolterstorff; T. Penelhum; T. Wetterström; G. Mavrodes; R. M. Adams; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Philosophy of Religion; religionsfilosofi;

    Abstract : This study addresses the problem of whether or not a concept of revelationin which revelation does not include the production of understanding insome recipient can be a suitable way of conceiving of divine revelation.The thesis is that it can be. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Book of Revelation : A vision of the ultimate liberation or the ultimate backlash? : a study in 20th century interpretations of Rev 14:1-5, with special emphasis on feminist exegesis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Stenström; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; The Book of Revelation; Revelation 14:1-5; purity language in Rev; female sexual imagery in Rev; female sexualimagery in the Bible; Bible and sexual violence; ethics of biblical interpretation; feminist biblical interpretation; feminist exegesis; feminist hermeneutics; feminist theology; liberation theology; Pablo Richard; Adela Yarbro Collins; Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza; Tina Pippin; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik;

    Abstract : The study takes exegetical interpretations of Rev 14: 1-5 as the point of departure for a discussion of how biblical scholars have understood their tasks and responsibilities. The study describes and participates in the discussion of the ethical and political dimensions of biblical scholarship. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Scriptures and the LORD : Formation and Significance of the Christian Biblical Canon. A Study in Text, Ritual and Interpretation

    University dissertation from Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

    Author : Tomas Bokedal; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion och teologi; Religious Studies and Theology; Kristendom; Christianity; history of doctrines; Irenaeus; Marcion; tradition; historical criticism; Hans-Georg Gadamer; 20th century theology; early church; Apostles Creed; revelation; christology; Word of God; inspiration; authority; narrative; interpretation; New Testament; Rule of Faith; ritual; liturgy; worship; oral tradition; codex format; nomina sacra; canonical criticism; textuality; text; semiotics; reception; Wirkungsgeschichte; hermeneutics; methodology; canon; Bible; theology; Paleography; bibliology; epigraphy; papyrology; Paleografi; epigrafik; papyrologi; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ; Bibelvetenskap; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia;

    Abstract : This study explores the emergence of the Christian biblical canon and its significance for the early as well as for the contemporary church. Some major challenges to previous research on the biblical canon are presented. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Unsought, presented so easily" : A Phenomenological Study of Awe in the Poetical Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of English, Stockholm University

    Author : Elisabet Dellming; Paul Schreiber; Kevin Hart; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gerard Manley Hopkins; poetry; awe; experience; phenomenol-ogy; the sensuous; metaphor; époche; invisible life; revelation; eschatology; English; engelska;

    Abstract : As a phenomenon, awe is not reducible to any combination of distinct elements such as wonder, fear or reverence, but combines all of these together with surprise or even anguish. The metaphors with which awe can be described therefore never fully define what it feels like to be affected by awe: awe is motion, elevation, lightness, and flight. READ MORE