Essays about: "Pentecostal"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the word Pentecostal.

  1. 1. Enemy Love and Apocalyptic Genocide : Views on Military Violence and Pacifism Among Swedish Pentecostals 1967-1971

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kyrko- och missionsstudier

    Author : Micael Grenholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Pentecostalism; Pacifism; Nonviolence; War Ethics; Sweden; Eschatology; pingströrelsen; pacifism; ickevåld; krigsetik; eskatologi; dispensationalism;

    Abstract : Pentecostals were the largest religious group among conscientious objectors in Sweden between 1967 and 1971, a time characterized by passionate debates on the ethics of war in the shadows of Vietnam and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This thesis aims to review and analyze how the Pentecostal periodicals Evangelii Härold and Dagen described and ethically motivated military violence and pacifism in different contexts during this period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Churchdemic : A digital ethnographic study of religious online practices in Hillsong church Sweden during Covid-19

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Elizaveta Grozman; [2021]
    Keywords : Affordance; Mediatization of religion; Media effects; Hillsong; Covid-19; Online church;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the negative and positive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the religious practices of the pentecostal Hillsong church in Malmö, Sweden. To do so it draws on theoretical concepts of affordance, mediatization of religion, and media effects, in order to explore what emerged through digital ethnographic research that included church event observations, interviews, and qualitative surveys. READ MORE

  3. 3. A longing for community : A study about the entrance process into the Pentecostal Church

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Fabian Selmane; [2021]
    Keywords : Conversion; Entrance process; Entrance; Pentecostal; Pentecostal Church; Religion; Religious conversion; Religious engagement; Community; Religion; Konversion; Ingångsprocess; Process; Pingst; Pingstkyrkan; Samhörighet.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to depict the entrance process into the Pentecostal church and compare it with three different models of the entrance process into religious organizations too se if there are any similarities. The purpose is also to see if there are any similarities between the informants in their entrance process, and which strengths and weaknesses the three models have, when utilized on the entrance process into the Pentecostal church. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leadership in the Swedish Lutheran and Pentecostal Church.

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Elsa Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Religion; churchly leadership; leadership; church in Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this research paper is to investigate how to do churchlyleadership nowadays? The paper also explores three subordinate questions.What kind of leadership in the Lutheran faith and in the Pentecostal Faiththere has been; How the societal, cultural, political, economic context affectchurch leadership; and Leadership in the church of Sweden and inPentecostal Faith today and tomorrow. 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