Essays about: "Robert Wedin"

Found 2 essays containing the words Robert Wedin.

  1. 1. A Newer New Age. Irony and the Enchantment of Atheism in Syntheist Religion

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

    Author : Robert Wedin; [2016-01-29]
    Keywords : religious reconfiguration; contemporary esotericism; irony; atheism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to study how the stipulations of religious thought changes as society gets increasingly digitalized, life become more virtual and people get interconnected through the internet. The thesis engages with the new religious movement Syntheism, which isconsidered to be an example of said changes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Video Games and Contemporary Esotericism: A study of eco-spirituality and the Grand Polemical Narrative in Final Fantasy VII

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

    Author : Robert Wedin; [2014-06-27]
    Keywords : Final Fantasy VII; video games; popular culture esotericism; Jeffrey Kripal; Superstory; occulture; eco-enchantment;

    Abstract : The concern of this essay is how religious change can be understood through theway that conceptions of religiosity and spirituality are represented in popular culture. Thesuccess of works of popular culture are due to the ability of these works to resonate with alarge number of people, which suggests that popular culture reflects the hopes, desires, fearsand anxieties of these people. READ MORE