Essays about: "Kristel Torgrimsson"

Found 2 essays containing the words Kristel Torgrimsson.

  1. 1. RELIGIOUS AMBIVALENCE AND THE PROBLEM OF AGENCY : A Qualitative Study on Cognitive Dissonance among Mormon Feminists

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristel Torgrimsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Agency; ambivalence; cognitive dissonance; Mormon feminists; blogging;

    Abstract : The scholarly field of traditionally religious women has during the last decade gone from a so called “paradox-approach” which identifies women’s agency with the capacity of acting autonomously – something most clearly demonstrated through acts of resistance – to a nonparadox approach defining agency as a continuum encompassing both resistance to and compliance with traditionally religious structures. While the latter approach assumes that women’s participation in traditional religions is not necessarily a paradox – mainly because some women value religious submission – this thesis argues that the paradox of women and religion becomes essential when speaking about religious feminism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Science Beyond Enchantment. Revisiting the Paradigm of Re-enchantment as an Explanatory Framework for New Age Science

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Kristel Torgrimsson; [2017-06-12]
    Keywords : New Age science; minor science; re-enchantment; disenchantment; natural theology; content analysis;

    Abstract : A common understanding of scientists within the New Age movement is that they are manifesting a form of re-enchantment and that their ideas should be addressed as natural theologies. This understanding often takes as its reference point, the re-entanglement of science and religion whose original separation, in this case, is often the working definition of disenchantment. READ MORE