Search for dissertations about: "ritual theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words ritual theory.

  1. 1. Embodied Rituals and Ritualized Bodies : : Tracing Ritual Practices in Late Mesolithic Burials

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Liv Nilsson Stutz; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropologie de terrain; mortuary practices; ritual; Mesolithic; practice theory; Archaeology; Arkeologi; Archaeology; Arkeologi; archaeothantology; mortuary archaeology; ritual theory; body theory; mesolithic;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the ritual dimensions of the mortuary practices in the late Mesolithic cemeteries at Skateholm in Southern Sweden and Vedbæk-Bøgebakken in Eastern Denmark. With a combination of methods and theories that all focus on the ritual practices as action, a new approach to burials in archaeology is proposed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ritual Invention : A Play Perspective on Existential Ritual and Mental Health in Late Modern Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Diakonivetenskapliga institutet

    Author : Maria Liljas Stålhandske; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Psychology of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi;

    Abstract : Is it possible to create rituals for meaning and belonging in a late modern context? Can the existential ritual become a place in which people today can develop a sense of being alive and real? In this thesis, four ritual contexts are identified in late modern Sweden, representing different ritual needs and possibilities. The two ritual contexts of change are focused, and thus people that are characterized as “ritually homeless”. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; 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; 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

  4. 4. And Through Flows the River Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Anna Källén; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ritualization - Hybridization - Fragmentation : The Mutability of Roman Vessels in Germania Magna AD 1–400

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Fredrik Ekengren; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual destruction; obolus; imports; Roman Iron Age; Roman vessels; Germania Magna; transformation; appropriation; practice theory; ritual practice; princely graves; fürstengräber; identity construction; silver vessels; Germanic pottery; hybridity; Roman glass; Charon s coin; fragmentation; enchainment;

    Abstract : This PhD thesis deals with the transformation of imported vessels of Roman origin in Germania Magna during the Roman Iron Age, 1-400 AD. The concept of transformation in this context refers to the various ways these objects were interpreted, physically altered and consequently changed with regard to their function and meaning. READ MORE