Search for dissertations about: "spirituality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the word spirituality.

  1. 1. Religion in Dialogue with Late Modern Society: A Constructive Contribution to a Christian Spirituality Informed by Buddhist-Christian Encounters

    University dissertation from The library at Centre for Theology and Religious Studies

    Author : Ann Aldén; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Thich Nhat Hanh; Aloysius Pieris; Constructive Theology; Buddhist-Christian; Christian; Buddhism; Spirituality; Christian Spirituality; Society; Religion and Modernity; Modernity; Religion; Late Modern; Dialogue; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I make a constructive contribution to a Christian spirituality for late modern religiously plural society. The words ‘a constructive contribution’ designate the methodological approach of the study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding spirituality and religiosity among very old people measurements and experiences

    University dissertation from The library at Centre for Theology and Religious Studies

    Author : Catharina Norberg; Kristina Lämås; Regina Santamäki Fisher; Ulf Isaksson; Lisbeth Fagerström; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aged 80 and older; Sweden; spirituality; self-transcendence; Self-transcendence Scale; Religious Orientation Scale; religiosity; psychometrics; experiences; Umeå 85 GERDA; caring sciences in social sciences; omvårdnadsforskning med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning;

    Abstract : Background:Spirituality is a multifaceted concept. In this thesis, spirituality is understood as an overarching term and a core of a person´s being. Religiosity is seen as one of many expressions of spirituality. Very old people are a vulnerable population, with an increased risk to be exposed to negative life events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultivating the Sacred : Ritual Creativity and Practice among Women in Contemporary Europe

    University dissertation from Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap, Lunds universitet

    Author : Åsa Trulsson; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dance; sacred places; authority; pilgrimage; power; intersubjectivity; somatic modes of attention; the body; embodiment; habitus; goddess spirituality; new age; paganism; practice; ritual criticism; multi-sited fieldwork; ritual; anthropology of religion; performance; music; healing; gender; sacralisation; everyday spirituality;

    Abstract : Ritual creativity may seem like a contradiction in terms, yet the religious landscape in contemporary Euro-America is permeate with experimentation of ritual forms, different modalities of action, imagination and play as routes to authenticity. The present study examines different settings in Europe involved in such ritual creativity, which would commonly be classified as postmodern spirituality, new age or Paganism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attachment and the Development of Personality and Social Functioning

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mari Fransson; Pehr Granqvist; Carin Tillman; Rolf Holmqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social anxiety; loneliness; social competence; Adult Attachment Interview; Separation Anxiety Test; Five Factor Model; absorption; spirituality; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : According to attachment theory, the establishment of an attachment bond to a caregiver not only provides the infant with protection from danger, but also many other resources presumably beneficial to the child’s general psychological development. Although there is substantial empirical support for a link between attachment security and social functioning in childhood and adolescence, less is known about whether childhood attachment contributes to social functioning beyond adolescence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Over the Threshold, Into the World Experiences of Transcendence in the Context of Staged Events

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stiftelsen för utgivning av teatervetenskapliga studier (STUTS)

    Author : Kim Skjoldager-Nielsen; Willmar Sauter; Anita Synnøve Hammer; Keld Hyldig; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; performance analysis; model; staged event; aesthetics of the performative; metaphysics of experience; immanent transcendence; theatre; ritual; installation; religion; spirituality; Erika Fischer-Lichte; Dorthe Jørgensen; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to develop an apparatus of theory and method for performance analysis, the purpose of which is to analyse potentials for experiences of transcendence. These experiences are contextualised in terms of the metaphysical, the religious, and the spiritual. READ MORE