Essays about: "holiness"

Found 5 essays containing the word holiness.

  1. 1. Holy Hybridity. On the Role of Mixture in the Holy Sphere

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

    Author : Jenny Elfwering; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : hybridity; mixture; separation; difference; holiness; angels; cherubim;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to explore the role of mixture in relation to holiness and separation. By examining the angelic hosts, specifically the cherubim, as hybrids, and how they relate to the holy realm and the divine, it investigates the association between holiness and hybridity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Paul and Sacred Space : The Temple Metaphors in First Corinthians and the Notion of Migrating Holiness in First-Century Judaism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Runesson; [2017]
    Keywords : First Corinthians; Paul; Temple Metaphors; First-Century Judaism; Temple Theology; First-Century Synagogues; Diaspora Synagogues;

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  3. 3. “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.” (Lev 18:22, 20:13) – Come again?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Gamla testamentets exegetik

    Author : Simon Hedlund; [2016]
    Keywords : Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13; homosexuality; cultural appropriation; hermeneutics; Old Testament; Hebrew Bible; male same-sex; bans; third book of Moses; Holiness Code; implications; Leviticus 18:22; Leviticus 20:13; homosexualitet; kulturell appropriering; hermeneutik; Gamla testamentet; Hebreiska Bibeln; samkönat sex; förbud; tredje Mosebok; Helighetslagen; implikationer;

    Abstract : This paper investigates Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13 from the perspective of the hermeneutical implications of their historical context appropriated into a modern contextual understanding and possible application. To do this, four prominent historical theories (relating the ban to procreation, idolatry, against nature/the order of creation, and Canaanite practices) of the origin of the verses, and the ban therein, are chosen to be analysed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tibetan migration to India - Why, when, how and with what consequences?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Charlotte Pehrson; [2004]
    Keywords : Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; Migration; Tibet; Kina; Indien; China; India; Social geography; Socialgeografi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : When China occupied Tibet in 1950 in order to "liberate" Tibet from its "economic backwardness" of feudal and religious traditions, the effects were devastating. Tibetans were dispatched to labour camps, monks and nuns were executed or imprisoned, thousands of monasteries and temples were destroyed and communist propaganda was forced upon the Tibetan people. READ MORE

  5. 5. The classification of the Tibetans as a people with the right to self-determination

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Annika Karlsson; [1999]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Tibet, the land of snows, has always in many people's minds been a mystical land with a deeply rooted religion and a people living in harmony with themselves and nature. Once one step outside this picture, the confrontation with the reality of the enormous problems and suffering that the Tibetan people had gone through during the last fifty years becomes almost to painful. READ MORE