Search for dissertations about: "sacrifice"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 swedish dissertations containing the word sacrifice.

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

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Martin Modéus; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Många tolkningar och användningsområden har av olika forskare föreslagits för det gammaltestamentliga offret shelamin. Detta offer hade också en oklar plats i den israelitiska kulturen. READ MORE

  2. 2. The efficacy of sacrifice : correspondences in the Ŗgvedic Brāhmaņas

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Clemens Cavallin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2002]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sacrifice; Veda; brahmana; efficacy; ritual; ontology; metaphysics; breath; correspondence; nominal sentence; identification;

    Abstract : Sacrifice is a major topic in the study of religious rituals, and one of the issues debated is its possible efficacy. In this study, the need for multiple approaches is acknowledged, but the focus is on the world-view in which a sacrificial practice is embedded, and more specifically on the basic ontological questions that are of importance for it. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Legacy of the Jaguar Prophet : An Exploration of Yucatec Maya Religion and Historiography

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Bodil Liljefors Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theology; Ballgame; Sacrifice; Mythology; Rituals; Books of Chilam Balam; Historiography; History; Prophecy; Maya; Religion; Teologi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Många har fascinerats av det mystiska Mayafolket som byggde fantastiska städer med tempelpyramider, astronomiska observatorier och bollplaner djupt inne i djungeln i Guatemala och Mexiko. Vilka var de som utvecklade denna högkultur med hieroglyfer och avancerade kalendrar? Denna avhandling presenterar Mayaindianernas religion och historia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Grappling with Patriarchies Narrative Strategies of Resistance in Miriam Tlali's Writings

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Cullhed; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Literature; South African literature; narrative strategies; patriarchy; the black literary tradition; novelization; dialogism; fragmentation; gendered violence; sacrifice; rape; discursive taboo; whispering; distancing; Miriam Tlali; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study is the first one devoted solely to the writings of the South African black novelist Miriam Tlali. It argues that her works constitute literary resistance not only to apartheid, noted by previous scholars, but also to South African patriarchies. READ MORE

  5. 5. The sacrificial rituals of Greek hero-cults in the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Gunnel Ekroth; Stockholms universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Greek religion; hero-cults; Archiac; Classical; animal sacrifice; libation; theoxenia; blood; holocaust; altar; cult of the dead; cult of the gods; ritual dining; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : This study questions the traditional view of sacrifices in hero-cults during the Archaic to the early Hellenistic periods (c. 700-300 BC) as consisting mainly in holocausts, rituals focusing on the blood of the animal victim and the presentation of meals, and rarely in thysia sacrifices followed by collective dining. READ MORE