Search for dissertations about: "witches"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word witches.

  1. 1. Bodies of vital matter: Notions of life force and transcendence in traditional southern Italy

    Author : Per Binde; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; socialanropologi; Italien; magi; övertro; social anthropology; Italy; symbolism; cosmology; Roman Catholicism; social organization; vitality; folk medicine; burial practices; death; cult of saints; the evil eye; witches;

    Abstract : Bodies of Vital Matter presents an innovative study that explores folk beliefs relating to the vital force of the human body and to the transcendence of the corporal. The time frame is the period from the unification of Italy to the Second World War. There are three principal themes of investigation. 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