Essays about: "Religionsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the word Religionsvetenskap.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. War, peace and the women’s voice : A study of the newspaper Tidevarvet and its view on women´s rights and the peace during the interwar period

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Zetterman; [2020]
    Keywords : Human rights; League of Nations; Interwar Period; Tidevarvet; Fogelstadsgruppen; The suffragette movement;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to study articles from the newspaper Tidevarvet during the newspapers first years 1923-1924, and the newspapers last year, 1936. The main focus will be on the topics about women’s right and the peace issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable environmental vs. sustainable social development : Tendencies of carbon colonialism and green authoritarianism when implementing renewable energy strategies on indigenous peoples’ territories

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Bergman; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; renewable energy; ILO 169; UNDRIP; Sami people; wind power;

    Abstract : The intention with this essay is to illustrate the conflicts that might occur when states implement renewable energy strategies on lands that have traditionally belonged to indigenous peoples. To do so I have analysed case studies from Sweden as well as Latin America regarding renewable energy projects in areas that could be claimed to belong to indigenous groups and compared the conclusions from these studies to what the existing legal framework on the topic of the rights of indigenous peoples dictates. READ MORE

  5. 5. In search of History and Tradition : A study on the historical potential and passage of tradition in the Romanian colind and descntec with comparisons to Eddic Poems case studies

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Religionsvetenskap

    Author : Robert-Cătălin Barbu; [2020]
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    Abstract : The present thesis aims at identifying the historical and traditional potential within two elements of Romanian folklore, namely colind and descntec. Analysis of the text and narrative of these phenomena shows their high potential in preserving cults, celebrations, myths and practices that pre-date the arrival of Christianity within Romanian lands. READ MORE