Essays about: "Religious conversion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Religious conversion.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Complexity of Conversion Cases : A critical and constructive analysis of the management of conversion cases at the Swedish Migration Agency

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Isaksson; [2021]
    Keywords : The Swedish Migration Agency; conversion; conversion cases; and the conversion process;

    Abstract : The Swedish Migration Agency has, through the years, received criticism regarding its management and assessments of different cases. One of these critiques has been towards the Agency’s management of asylum seekers claiming to have converted as a refugee claim. Therefore, this thesis aims to strengthen the Agency’s management of these cases. READ MORE

  3. 3. Religious Identities in Viking Age Britain: Pagan Imagery in a Colonial Context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Margaret Lucille Muth; [2020]
    Keywords : archaeology; colonial identity; iconography; imagery; Norse mythology; preChristian religions; religion; stone monuments; Viking Age Britain; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : When the Vikings settled the British Isles between the 8th and 11th centuries, they left behind numerous stone monuments in their wake. These monuments, many of which are stone crosses, utilize a combination of Christian and pagan imagery, and are found heavily in Christian contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Choosing Heresy: How Muslim-background Unaccompanied Refugee Minors do identity and belonging in the Church of Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jonathan Morgan; [2018]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Afghans; belonging; Church of Sweden; Christianity; conversion; fictive kinship; identity; Iran; Islam; migration; Performativity; religion; Sweden; unaccompanied refugee minors; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Between 2014-2016, Sweden received an influx of some 44, 617 unaccompanied refugee minors (UMs), under 18-year-olds who enter the country and seek asylum without a parent. Taking a short-term ethnographic approach, this study looks at identity (re)construction and fictive kinship among Afghan unaccompanied refugee minors who convert to Christianity in the Church of Sweden, challenging some of the pre-conceived outsider categorisations of this phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Northwest European female conversion to Islam and conceptualization of prejudices, discrimination and “Otherness”

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Nika Sturm; [2017]
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    Abstract : This paper aims at depicting the current setting of female converts in Northwest Europe, as well as key areas of prejudices and discrimination faced by the researched group. Based on secondary research, this paper draws upon qualitative and quantitative data gathered through structured literature review process, and looking into post-WW2 publications. READ MORE