Search for dissertations about: "theology of religions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words theology of religions.

  1. 1. Pastor in the Shadow of Violence : Gustavo Gutiérrez as a Public Pastoral Theologian in Peru in the 1980s and 1990s

    Author : Olle Kristenson; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Jorge Castillo Guerra; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bartolomé de Las Casas; CELAM; discourse analysis; Christian hope; God of life; Gustavo Gutiérrez; hermeneutic of hope; human rights; institutionalised violence; La República; liberation theology; pastoral theology; political theology; political violence; preferential option for the poor; reconciliation; resurrection; theology of life; Roman Catholicism in Peru; Sendero Luminoso; social movements; Truth and Reconciliation Commission.; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of the role of Gustavo Gutiérrez as a public pastor in the 1980s and 1990s in Peru. His collaboration with the Lima newspaper La República from the early 1980s gave him a figurative pulpit from which he addressed the Peruvian public on specific occasions. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Scriptures and the LORD : Formation and Significance of the Christian Biblical Canon. A Study in Text, Ritual and Interpretation

    Author : Tomas Bokedal; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion och teologi; Religious Studies and Theology; Kristendom; Christianity; history of doctrines; Irenaeus; Marcion; tradition; historical criticism; Hans-Georg Gadamer; 20th century theology; early church; Apostles Creed; revelation; christology; Word of God; inspiration; authority; narrative; interpretation; New Testament; Rule of Faith; ritual; liturgy; worship; oral tradition; codex format; nomina sacra; canonical criticism; textuality; text; semiotics; reception; Wirkungsgeschichte; hermeneutics; methodology; canon; Bible; theology; Paleography; bibliology; epigraphy; papyrology; Paleografi; epigrafik; papyrologi; General; systematic and practical Christian theology; Kristen teologi allmän; systematisk och praktisk ; Bibelvetenskap; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia;

    Abstract : This study explores the emergence of the Christian biblical canon and its significance for the early as well as for the contemporary church. Some major challenges to previous research on the biblical canon are presented. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Birth of Religion among the Balanta of Guinea-Bissau

    Author : Inger Callewaert; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Herbal medicine 3.Modernisation; Divination; Ritual songs; Witchcraft; Ritual; Prophetic movement; Ancestor cult; Anthropology of Religion; Balanta 2.History of Religions; 1.West Africa; Guinea-Bissau; Gender; Theology; Teologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with a recent event within the history of religions, the rise and development of a non-Christian prophetic movement named Kiyang-yang within the oral, kinship and ancestor based society of the Balanta in Guinea-Bissau. Kiyang-yang is headed by young women and men under the leadership of a woman prophet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Other Voices : A Study of Christian Feminist Approaches to Religious Plurality East and West

    Author : Helene Egnell; Sven-Erik Brodd; Kajsa Ahlstrand; Ursula King; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Missionary studies; feminism; feminist theology; interfaith dialogue; intercultural theology; theology of religions; theology of religious difference; the Other; change; relation; margins; anti-Judaism; Women s Interfaith Journey; Gabriele Dietrich; Chung Hyun Kyung; Kwok Pui-lan; Wong Wai-ching; Diana L. Eck; Rosemary Radford Ruether; Rita M. Gross; Maura O Neill; Michael Barnes; Missionsvetenskap; Missionary studies; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the contribution of feminist theology and feminist dialogue praxis to interfaith dialogue and theology of religions. Feminist dialogue praxis is studied through interviews and documentation from women’s interfaith projects; and feminist approaches to religious plurality through the works of a number of Christian feminist theologians, with special attention to Asian theologians, who in their theologizing consciously make use of their multireligious context. READ MORE

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

    Author : Kristina Myrvold; Tord Olsson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions;

    Abstract : Summary: For religious Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is a holy scripture which enshrines ontologically divine words and the teaching and revelatory experiences of historical human Gurus. Simultaneously the Sikhs have taken the concept of a sacred scripture much further than any other religious community by treating the Guru Granth Sahib as a living Guru invested with spiritual authority and agency to guide humans and establish relationships to the divine. READ MORE