Search for dissertations about: "rites of passage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words rites of passage.

  1. 1. Inside the Guru's Gate : : Ritual Uses of Texts among the Sikhs in Varanasi

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

    Author : Kristina Myrvold; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropomorfism; personification; liturgies; ritual practices; religious worship; sacred places; gurdwara; migration; counter-narrative; emic historiography; speech act theory; ritual studies; oral tradition; performance studies; guru; holy scriptures; Adi Granth; Guru Granth; Benares; Varanasi; Punjab; Sikhism; Sikhs; Religious Studies and Theology; Religion och teologi; social agency; Övriga religioner; Humanities; Humaniora; rites of passage; festivals; rites of affliction; Other Religions; religious education;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Sammanfattning: För religiösa sikher är Guru Granth Sahib en helig skrift som manifester ontologiskt gudomliga och förkroppsligar de historiska guruernas lära och uppenbarelseerfarenheter. Samtidigt har sikherna tagit uppfattningen om en helig skrift längre än någon annan religiös tradition genom att behandla Guru Granth Sahib som en levande guru med både andlig auktoritet och agens att vägleda människor och upprätta förbindelser till det gudomliga. READ MORE

  2. 2. Where Scholars are Made Gendered Arenas of Persona Formation in Finnish Folkloristics, 1918–1932

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Svanfeldt-Winter; Kirsti Niskanen; Marja-Liisa Keinänen; Annika Berg; Elise Garritzen; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Scholarly persona; gender; Finnish history; history of folklore; history of humanities; history of knowledge; students; historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how two Finnish folklorists, Elsa Enäjärvi (1901–1951) and Martti Haavio (1899–1973), obtained information about perceptions of what constituted good and acknowledged scholars and how they responded to these implicit and explicit expectations and requirements. The dissertation uses the concept of scholarly persona as an analytical tool to identify notions of good scholars as well as Enäjärvi’s and Haavio’s processes to form themselves as such. READ MORE

  3. 3. Passage to a new wor(l)d : Exile and restoration in Mahmoud Darwish's writings 1960-1995

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anette Månsson; Bo Isaksson; Witold Witakowski; Tetz Rooke; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arabic language; Mahmoud Darwish; Palestinian literature; Exile and literature; Biblical motives in literature; Rite of passage; Arabiska; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Arabic language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk Arabiska; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : This study focuses on developments of the exile motive in the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish’s writings 1960-1995. The sources consist primarily of Darwish’s diwans of poetry and articles published in literary magazines. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crossing the Bridge An Interpretation of the Archaeological Remains in the Etruscan Bridge Complex at San Giovenale, Etruria

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Yvonne Backe-Forsberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Classical archaeology and ancient history; Etruscan; San Giovenale; bridge; chthonic; Vesuna; Lurs Larunita; gens; Urcena; Larth; Fasthi Alsi; sacellum; Orientalizing; Protovillanovan; Archaic; Hellenistic; pottery; Greek imports; inscriptions; ritual; liminal; rites of passage; sacrifices; banqueting; transit road; multiple functions; continuity; change; Antikens kultur och samhällsliv; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Historical cultures Classical archaeology and ancient history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historiska kulturer Antikens kultur och samhälle; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the archaeological remains in the Etruscan bridge complex, found during the excavations at San Giovenale in 1959–1963, and 1999. The aim has been to reach a holistic perspective of the bridge complex with the bridge seen as a link between topography, economy, social relationships, politics, symbols and ritual, reflecting its importance for the whole community at San Giovenale and its surroundings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identity through the other Canadian adventure romance for adolescents

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Clarence Larsson; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Adventure romance; quest for identity; unit of the monomyth; Canadian North; polarized worlds; myths; first and second-order system; psychological discourse; cultural critique; vicarious rite of passage; Hughes; Monica Hughes; Houston; James Houston; Markoosie; Kanadensisk barn- och ungdomslitteratur; Kanadensiska äventyrsromaner; historia;

    Abstract : This study of Canadian adventure romance for adolescents seeks to demonstrate the cultural significance of the genre through close readings of James Houston's Frozen Fire and The White Archer, Monica Hughes's Hunter in the Dark and Ring-Rise, Ring-Set, as well as Markoosie's Harpoon of the Hunter. By means of a semiotic-structuralist approach I examine the texts as a signifying system conveying discourses that constitute a code of connection to the social context of contemporary young-adult readers. READ MORE