Search for dissertations about: "study of religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 482 swedish dissertations containing the words study of religion.

  1. 1. Exploring the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents in Sweden : A mixed-methods study within the discipline of Psychology of Religion and the research field of Identity Development

    Author : Victor Dudas; Önver A. Cetrez; Valerie DeMarinis; Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; identity development; religion; education; best friends; Assyrians Syriacs; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study was to explore the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents (N=74; age: 9-15 yrs.) at two schools in Södertälje, Sweden. Being a sequential mixed-methods study, a quantitative phase preceded a qualitative phase. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tools of the Trade : Medical Devices and Practice in Sweden and Denmark, 1855-1897

    Author : Kristin Halverson; Peter Josephson; Leif Runefelt; Thomas Kaiserfeld; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of medicine; medical devices; nineteenth century medicine; medical technologies; Swedish history of medicine; Danish history of medicine; medicinhistoria; medicinska instrument; 1800tals medicinhistoria; medicinska teknologier; svensk medicinhistoria; dansk medicinhistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Nineteenth-century medicine is characterised by rapid technological change, new methods of diagnostics and treatments of disease, far-reaching developments in medical science, and professionalisation. This has led to great interest in the period and a large body of scholarly and popular research. READ MORE

  3. 3. What's in a name? : A study of sobriquets in the Pesharim

    Author : Håkan Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Qumran; sobriquets; code-names; nicknames; pesharim; the Yahad; 1QpHab; 4QpNah. 4QpPsa; 4QpIsaa-e; 1QpMic; 4QpHosb; CD; 1QHa; king of the South; king of the North; Pompey; Babylon; the synagogue of Satan; the woman Jezebel; the Wicked Priest; the Man of the Lie; the Spreader of the Lie; the Seekers of Smooth Things; Ephraim; Manasseh; the House of Peleg; the House of Absalom; the traitors; the Teacher of Righteousness; the Doers of the Torah; the Kittim; the Angry Lion; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Abstract : The present study addresses the problem of a simplistic historical interpretation of the sobriquetsin the pesharim. An alternative approach is advocated taking its beginning in perceiving themessage in the pesharim as primarily an ideological vindication of the Qumran community, theYahad. READ MORE

  4. 4. Of Affliction : The Experience of Thought in Gilles Deleuze by way of Marcel Proust

    Author : Johan Sehlberg; Sven-Olov Wallenstein; Ingemar Haag; Catarina Pombo Nabais; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gilles Deleuze; Marcel Proust; Plato; thinking; experience; affliction; temporality; essence; literature; apprenticeship; pathology; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis is to explicate the experience of thought corresponding to the critical undertaking characteristic of Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy between Nietzsche and Philosophy (1962) and Difference and Repetition (1968), from within the conjunction of Deleuze’s Proust and Signs (1964) and Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time (1913-1927). The importance of Proust for the development of Deleuze’s two major themes at the time, the overturning of Platonism and transcendental empiricism, has generally not been sufficiently recognised and investigated in Deleuze scholarship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rethinking the Gospel of Truth : A Study of its Eastern Valentinian Setting

    Author : Jörgen Magnusson; Gabriella Gustafsson; Anders Hultgård; Birger Pearson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gospel of Truth; Nag Hammadi; Valentinianism; Gnostic; Gnosticism; early Christianity; Coptic; history of religions; text linguistics; late Antiquity; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Valentinus; Christianity.;

    Abstract : Already in the second century, the Church Father Irenaeus warned against reading the Gospel of Truth that was used among the so-called Valentinians. For more than one and a half millennium GospTruth was lost until in the 1950s a Coptic text was discovered that could be a translation of that work both loved and hated. READ MORE