Essays about: "Religion"

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  1. 1. Simulating Wildlife Experiences: A History of Natural History in the BBC

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

    Author : Michael Støen; [2021-02-25]
    Keywords : BBC; Walking with Dinosaurs; Wildlife documentaries; Natural history films; Circulation of knowledge; The linear model; Mechanical objectivity;

    Abstract : This study places the BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) in the context of the history of wildlife filmmaking in the BBC, which began in the 1950’s. Despite Walking with Dinosaurs’s use of digital animation, as opposed to mechanical objectivity, a comparison of the intentions and epistemic notions of the creators of the program to those of their predecessors reveals a historical continuity in epistemic values, as well as in ideas regarding what positions natural history programs should hold in the circulation of knowledge between the scientific community, television, journalists, and the public. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Catholic Public Theology on YouTube: The Articulation of Public Theology on Social Media

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

    Author : Terese Norstedt Hedman; [2021-01-28]
    Keywords : public theology; YouTube; social media; composite content; computer-mediated; communication;

    Abstract : This study explores the articulation of Catholic public theology on the social media platform YouTube. To do this it works with both a minimal and maximal definition of public theology and establishes several markers and tasks associated with its identification. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Human and the Creation in Relation to the Narrative of the Divine An Ecological Reading of the Letter to the Romans in Comparison with 4QInstruction

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

    Author : Stina Tysk; [2021-01-28]
    Keywords : Romans; 4QInstruction; conceptual metaphors; figurative language; intertextuality; narratives; ecotheology; ecoethics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to elaborate on an ecological reading of Romans in comparison to 4QInstruction.In a literary analysis, recognizing figurative language, intertextuality and conceptual metaphor theory, the underlying framings of a Divine Narrative in Romans and 4QInstruction is uncovered. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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