Essays about: "judaism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word judaism.

  1. 1. A History of Rule by Divine Law among Semitic Cultures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Karl Bjur; [2020]
    Keywords : History; Islam; Arabic; Judaism; Hammurabi; Akkadian; State; Divine law; Sharia; Halakha; Aksum; Ethiopia; Empire; Didascalia; Theocracy; Theonomocracy; Semitic; Israelite; Al-Māturīdī; Al-Māwardī; Religious History; Middle-east; Africa; Kitāb al-Tawḥīd; Māturīdīya; Rulership; Oriental; Despotism; Absolutism; Cultural Darwinism; Comparative oriental studies; Cross-cultural study; Orientalism; Large-scale History; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of several widespread and canonical texts from the lowlands of the Middle East and North Africa, with regard to historically reoccurring interconnected traits of ideal state structure among cultures, where Semitic languages have been main languages of communication from the 18th century BC to the modern day. The study is of reoccurring ideals of state structure with defined limits and causes for its existence across several Semitic speaking cultures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Jewish Religion on Trial : Understanding Isaac Babel’s Short Story "Karl-Yankel"

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Ryska

    Author : Marco Rep; [2018]
    Keywords : Isaac Babel; Karl-Yankel; Judaism; identity; Russian-Jewish literature.;

    Abstract : The subject of this thesis is the short story "Карл-Янкель" ("Karl-Yankel") by Russian-Jewish writer Isaac Babel (1894‒1940), published in 1931. The story depicts a trial following the cir-cumcision of a boy against his parents’ will, and thus directly addresses issues of high relevance at the time, namely the transformations of religious life in the early years of the Soviet Union. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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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  4. 4. ...And Reconcile Us With Evil : A Critical Investigation of the Imagery of Good and Evil in Western Religion, Film and Politics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Arne L Gellrich; [2016]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict; social psychology; religion; good; evil; böse; übel; Kant; Nietzsche; Obama; Trump; Clinton; TTIP; CETA; Germany; Sweden; USA; presidential elections; presidentials 2016; theology; Jesus; demons; satan; devil; iblis; christianity; judaism; yahweh; god; leviathan; hero; batman; marvel; harry Potter; twilight; avatar; James Bond; Jason Bourne; dragon; brexit; Daesh; Facebook; Campact; protest; CDA; critical discourse analysis; fairclough; SPD; CDU; AfD; Grüne; Linke; PEGIDA; Flüchtlinge; Flüchtlingskrise; TTIP; CETA; Campact; Gabriel; Merkel; Obama; Hannover; Demonstration; Kant; Böse; gut; wohl; übel; Gott; teufel; Jesus; Löfven; Wallström; Brexit; SD; förolämpning; Farsan; Hamilton; flytingar; flyktingskrisen; Facebook;

    Abstract : With an eye on the current social and political situation in Europe, and with regards to the so-termed refugee crisis, this study aims to map the discourse on assumed good and evil shared among Western cultures, as represented by Sweden, Germany and the United States.  The thesis takes its point of departure from essayistic reflections of the philosophical tradition and theological and religious analytical positions respectively. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Let us build an ark!" : Jonas De Geer and the negotiation of religion within radical nationalism

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Tomas Lundström; [2016]
    Keywords : radical nationalism; far right; right-wing extremism; radical right; antisemitism; islamophobia; catholicism; traditionalism; Jonas De Geer;

    Abstract : This thesis illuminates meaning(s) of religion in a Swedish radical nationalist context. The empirical study is based on a critical text analysis of author Jonas De Geer, key ideology producer of Swedish radical nationalism. READ MORE