Search for dissertations about: "theosophy"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word theosophy.

  1. 1. Claiming Knowledge: Strategies of Epistemology from Theosophy to the New Age

    Author : Olav Hammer; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse; anthroposophy; discursive strategy; disembedding; emic historiography; globalization; late modernity; movement text; New Age; reflexivity; religious experience; scientism; secularization; sociocognitive analysis; tradition; theosophy; Theology; Western esotericism; Teologi;

    Abstract : The study addresses the question of how religious creativity in the West manages to adapt to the forces of modernity. The empirical data are drawn from a set of historically and thematically related movements, from late nineteenth century theosophy to the contemporary New Age.The dissertation is divided into three main sections. READ MORE

  2. 2. Satanic Feminism : Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    Author : Per Faxneld; Erik af Edholm; Peter Jackson; Henrik Bogdan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Satanism; feminism; gender; esotericism; witches; Lilith; theosophy; socialism; homosexuality; gothic; decadence; romanticism; counter-reading; counter-myth; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Abstract : Enligt Bibeln var Eva först med att lyssna till ormen och äta av den förbjudna frukten. Tanken på kvinnan som Satans utvalda är framträdande under stora delar av kristendomens historia. Under 1800-talet kom feminister att börja läsa denna misogyna tradition motvalls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Western esoterism : Ultimate Sacred Postulates and Ritual Fields

    Author : Lars Steen Larsen; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; gnosis; mysticism; religions experience; Eckhart Tolle; New Age; James Redfield; Theosophy; Agrippa; anthropology; Paracelsus; Western esotericism; USP.; Hermetica; ritual fields; Western esoterism;

    Abstract : The greater part of Western Esoterism holds beliefs in five important matrices. This branch of esoterism, rooted in a Hermetic milieu, is labelled dialectical esoterism because of the dialectical relationship between the ‘lower’ (man, earth) and the ‘higher’ (heaven, the divine, God). READ MORE