Essays about: "politics and religion"

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  1. 1. God, the Nation, and the King in Everyday Life : Everyday politics and everyday religion in an urban Jordanian context

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Sandin Bard; [2022]
    Keywords : everyday politics; everyday resistance; everyday support; everyday religion; lived religion; Jordan; political engagement;

    Abstract : Scholars and experts speak of a political apathy and a lack of political engagement in Jordan. In conventional studies of political engagement a large part of the actual everyday engagement of “the ordinary” is overlooked as it does not conform to the prevailing view of political or civic engagement. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Right to Spiritual Health During a Pandemic : An Analysis from a Human Rights Perspective

    University essay from

    Author : Mona Gustavsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Church of Sweden; spiritual health; human rights; freedom of religion; capabilities; pandemic.;

    Abstract : During the pandemic of Covid-19 the restrictions changed the abilities of gatherings, so also for the members of the Church of Sweden, and questions arose from spokesperson of the Church of Sweden on the behalf of the members regarding injustice or discredit of the right of freedom of religion. This thesis handles how the restrictions affected the Church of Sweden, if there was any discredit for the freedom of religion and if people in Sweden found other alternatives during the pandemic to express spiritual life outdoors when there were limitations indoors for gatherings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Belief in Karma and Political Attitudes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Albin Östervall; [2022]
    Keywords : karma; karmic belief; political attitudes; ideology; India; Indian politics; conservative dispositions; caste; caste system; varnas; political psychology; political sociology; conservatism; laissez faire; authoritarianism; status quo conservatism; equality; BJP; motivated social cognition; Weber; death penalty; capital punishment; ableism; ableist attitudes; personal responsibility; samsara; ahimsa; retributivism; theodicy; just world belief; karmic causation; justice reasoning; legitimizing myth; legitimizing ideology; Hinduism; Hindutva; politics; religion; karma index;

    Abstract : Many scholars have discussed the sociopolitical consequences of belief in karma but few have investigated such relationships quantitatively. This study aims to establish empirical patterns concerning the connection between karmic beliefs and attitudes related to (i) political ideology, (ii) ableism, and (iii) views on the death penalty. READ MORE

  4. 4. Aragalaya - Stories about unity and conflicts in a crisis-hit Sri Lanka

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Amie Modin-Lundin; [2022]
    Keywords : Sri Lanka; Aragalaya; unity; conflict; religion; ethnicity; culture; minorities; democracy; protests; economic crisis.;

    Abstract : Abstract   Sri Lanka battled a civil war for 26 years during a time when the majoritarian rule discriminated and marginalized Tamils from the rest of the society; the war ended in 2009 but numerous societal problems remained in the country. The Easter bombings in 2019 took the lives of 269 people, once again ethno-nationalistic powers and politics became of great importance within the country’s political sphere. READ MORE

  5. 5. Representation of climate change in the United States: the case study of the Evangelical Climate Initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Irina Martin; [2022]
    Keywords : Keywords: religion; public policy; perceptions; United States; evangelism; climate change; discourse analysis; Cornwall Alliance; Evangelical Climate Initiative; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to critically research and describe how the leaders of the National Association of Evangelicals and within the campaign ‘Evangelical Climate Initiative’ seek to influence climate change policymaking in the United States. The importance of this study is coming from the need to assess how strongly a religious group influences climate change policymaking in the United States. READ MORE