Essays about: "Christianity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the word Christianity.

  1. 1. FREEDOM OF RELIGION FOR MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS The politicisation of religion in 2010s Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Vilhelm Edsmyr; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Religion; Freedom of religion; Islam; politicisation; migration;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT: Globalization and a rising migration have led to an increasing religious pluralism in Sweden. During the last decade, a large proportion of the migrants have been Muslims, especially immigrants arriving during the European refugee crisis in 2015. READ MORE

  2. 2. Nikāḥ as precondition for paradise? Spiritual corporeality and al-Ghazālī’s theology of marriage in the Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Mariette Frieda Anita Minnemann; [2021]
    Keywords : al-Ghazali marriage asceticism Medieval theology history of religion Islamic theology Soteriology cosmogony eschatology embodiment Sufism Sufi tasawwuf spiritual corporeality mysticism Ibn Arabi Islamic mysticism jihad body Ihya kitab nikah intercourse sex celibacy embodied resurrection din Medieval Islamic studies religious studies; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : With the 11th century text Kitāb ādāb al-nikāḥ, the “Book on the Proper Conduct of Marriage”, the Islamic thinker al-Ghazālī (1056 –1111/447–504) replies to a contemporaneous debate within Sufi asceticism with a theology of nikāḥ. The text is part of his opus magnum, the “Renaissance of the Knowledge of dīn”, which aims at a renewal of Muslim piety and provides practical guidance to the male audience addressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Passion and Feeling versus Religion and ‘Pure’ Affection in Jane Eyre

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    Author : Natalie Edberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Love; Passion; Christianity; Victorian; Gender; Equality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to investigate the protagonist and narrator in Charlotte Brontës Jane Eyre, it explores how Jane to a certain extent both represents and challenges the norms set by the Victorian society since it was during this time that the novel was published. By taking a closer look at the novel in relation to Victorian society’s norms and ideals the essay will show that the conflict that Jane faces in the novel is between love, feeling and passion versus religious norms and principles. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Belief and Swedish Tradition : The Role of Religion in Sweden Democrat Nationalism

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Tomas Stenbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Nation; Nationalism; Radical nationalism; Populism; Populist radical right; PRR; Right-wing populism; Politics; Legitimization; Legitimation; Belief; Tradition; Culture; Religion; Christianity; Church; Evangelical-Lutheranism; Lutheranism; Lutheran; The Church of Sweden; People; The people; Peoples; Folk; The folk; Swedes; Swedish; Swedishness; Sweden; Identity; Identification; Purity; Cultural purity; Neo-racism; New racism; Culture racism; Cultural racism; Political strategy; The Sweden Democrats; Nation; Nationalism; Radikalnationalism; Radikal nationalism; Populism; Högerpopulism; Politik; Legitimering; Tro; Tradition; Kultur; Religion; Kristendom; Kyrkan; Evangelisk- Luthersk; Luthersk; Lutherdom; Svenska kyrkan; Folk; Folket; Svenskar; Svensk; Svenskhet; Sverige; Identitet; Identifikation; Renhet; Kulturell renhet; Nyrasism; Ny rasism; Kulturrasism; Kulturell rasism; Politisk strategi; Sverigedemokraterna;

    Abstract : In the context of Western, European, Nordic, and Swedish radical nationalism, this study is an analysis of the various ways the political party the Sweden Democrats talks about religion; primarily about Swedish Evangelical-Lutheran Christianity and the Church of Sweden.   The study investigates the party expressions on religion and nationalism, using theoretical models of interpretation, constructed for this specific purpose, out of hermeneutic methodology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Worshipping on Zoom: A Digital Ethnographic Study of African Pentecostals Churches and their Liturgical Practices during Covid-19

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Giuseppina Addo; [2020]
    Keywords : African Pentecostal; Affect theory; Covid 19; Affordance theory;

    Abstract : Drawing on theoretical concepts of affordance and affect, and by conducting a digital ethnographic research on African Pentecostal communities in Northern Italy, the research analyses how offline liturgical practice are translated in online platforms such as Zoom and Free Conference Call during the Covid-19 global pandemic. It is argued that online affordances such as the chat box and emojis are used by believers to communicate affective moments during worship services, while the mute button is used as a tool by leaders to wield their power to restore order and surveillance. READ MORE