Essays about: "Comparative Religion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Comparative Religion.

  1. 1. Child Marriages in the American State Idaho : Social and Legal Perspectives

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Maciej Dziewulski; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Child and teen marriages represent an important and very complex social and legal issue; even though the majority of literature is focused on developing countries, child marriages are also practiced and legalized in wealthy and developed countries like the United States. The focus of this study is the American state Idaho that bore the record for the highest rate of child marriages in the United States between 2000 and 2010. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Underlying Factors Contributing to a Lack of Social Acceptance Against the Sexual and Gender Minorities: A Comparative Study Between South Korea and Japan

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : El Sayed Camilia; [2019]
    Keywords : Sexual and Gender Minorities; LGBT Social Acceptance; Comparative Method; South Korea; Japan;

    Abstract : In this thesis I am putting the sexual and gender minorities in South Korea and Japan under the limelight. I am discussing the topic of LGBT social acceptance, and the connection between the level of social acceptance and how the sexual and gender minorities have been perceived through history, and are currently being perceived within the law, culture and religion, politics, and Socio-economic areas in South Korea and Japan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowering Women in Tanzania -A Comparative Study of the Communication of twoWomen’s Rights Organizations

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap; Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Malin Strömstedt; Saga Åkerman; [2019]
    Keywords : #fieldstudy #africanfeminism #comdev #NGO #empowerment #women;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study how two organizations communicate to empower women in Tanzania. It is a comparative study of the New Hope for Girls Organization (NHGO) and Young Women Christian Association (YWCA). READ MORE

  4. 4. From Rome to Ireland : a comparative analysis of two pagan goddesses and a Christian saint

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Joanna Pettersson; [2018]
    Keywords : History of Religions; Saint Brigid; Saint Brigit; Celtic religion; Celtic mythology; Minerva; Roman religion; Goddess; Hagiography; Brigid; Brighid;

    Abstract : In Celtic religious studies, it is often difficult to find reliable textual sources if you are working with pre-Christian religion, since all text is written in a Christian context. As a result, Celtic scholars have to look outside of the pre-Christian Celtic context, to search for knowledge elsewhere. READ MORE

  5. 5. A matter of equality, religion or politics? : The proliferation of same-sex marriage legislationamong the member states in the European Union

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Bergsten; [2018]
    Keywords : same-sex marriage; legislation; EU; könsneutral; äktenskap; lagstiftning; EU;

    Abstract : This thesis has investigated the effect of political influence, religious denomination, and level of equality regarding same-sex marriage legislation among the 28 member states of the European Union (EU). Furthermore, prior research has been related to the topics: same-sex marriage cases within the EU court, religious influence on approval of homosexuality, Conservative, Liberal, and Social democratic ideas regarding same-sex marriage and research about Feminism and equality. READ MORE