Essays about: "christianity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 74 essays containing the word christianity.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Traces of the Past : XRF analysis of soils samples from a medieval churchyard in Sigtuna, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Arkeologiska forskningslaboratoriet

    Author : Jeremy Hobbs; [2020]
    Keywords : XRF; multi- element analysis; soil samples; Sigtuna; early medieval archaeology; urban archaeology; church; churchyard.;

    Abstract : Sigtuna is one of the first settlements in Sweden considered to be a proper town. Taking over Birka´s function as a central trading hub when it was founded in the late 10th century AD, Sigtuna was characterized by its early connection to Christianity, and many churches were built there. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Worshipping on Zoom: A Digital Ethnographic Study of African Pentecostals Churches and their Liturgical Practices during Covid-19

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    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

  5. 5. The Core-based Worldview model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Edwin Oldfield; [2019]
    Keywords : Worldview; ethics; model; worldview-model; worldview model; worldview; method of worldviews; Religion; Christianity; Hinduism; Islam; Philosophy; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Philosophy of Religion; Edwin; Oldfield; Worldview differentiation; Purusartha; Belief; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositonalism; Virtue; Världsbild; Livsåskådning; Tros- och livsåskådningsvetenskap; Religionsfilosofi; etik; filosofi; Edwin; Oldfield; Kierkegaard; Nietzsche; Purusartha; Världsbildsdifferentiering; Tro; Representationism; Interpretationism; Dispositionalism; Dygd;

    Abstract : This essay starts at the proposition that there is not yet a satisfying way to differentiate between different worldviews. Although many attempts have been made, they fail in ways that are difficult to pinpoint. READ MORE