Essays about: "religious expressions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words religious expressions.

  1. 1. Multiple expressions of the wheel cross motif in South Scandinavian rock carvings : case studies of Tanum and Enköping in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Yani Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : Rock carvings; Southern Scandinavia; wheel cross; intercontextual; materiality; lifeline; comparative analysis; Tanum; Enköping; Hällristningar; södra Skandinavien; hjulkors; interkontextuell; materialitet; livslinje; jämförande analys; Tanum; Enköping;

    Abstract : Scandinavian rock carvings can be described as the special rock art languages that were written by prehistoric humans to express their ideas, beliefs and thoughts. Each piece of figurative motif language might tell a prehistoric story about for instance domestic life, social practice, ritual or cosmology. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Tripartite Ideology : Interactions between threefold symbology, treuddar and the elite in Iron Age Scandinavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Austin Main; [2020]
    Keywords : treudd; tripartite; odal; ancestral worship; liminality; Iron Age; Old Norse religion;

    Abstract : Amongst the Iron Age Scandinavian elite, there are several supra-regional and multifaceted tripartite (or threefold) symbolic expressions. These include expressions found in art, artefacts and monuments, such as the triangular stone-settings, or Sw. treuddar, which may be the strongest manifestation in the landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Age of Arrakis: State Apparatuses and Foucauldian Biopolitics in Frank Herbert's Dune

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Pontus Viberg; [2019]
    Keywords : power; ideology; biopower; religion; science fiction; Herbert Dune; America; colonialism; state apparatus;

    Abstract : Frank Herbert’s Dune is generally recognized as the best-selling science fiction novel of all time. While it is commonly referred to as a novel of environmental characteristics, this essay investigates the depiction of society and how the power dynamics in this far future setting are presented. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Difficult Sami Heritage; : a study of museum practices

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Kristina Thorell; [2019]
    Keywords : difficult heritage; Sami heritage; colonization; religious history;

    Abstract : This study focuses on the difficult Sami heritage which is exhibited within local history museums in northern Sweden. The study incorporates theories from cultural science and sociology but it is written within religious history as a philological and text-oriented discipline where discourses and social constructions of the Sami heritage and worldviews are in focus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kick the Bucket or Cash in One's Chips : An analysis of some English slang expressions for dying

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Heidi Orava Anderson; [2018]
    Keywords : Metaphor; metonymy; idioms; slang; dying;

    Abstract : This research analyses some of the slang expressions with the meaning ‘to die’ found in Dictionary of Modern Slang with regard to metaphor and metonymy and whether they have been active when creating the identified slang expressions. It further examines the frequency of these expressions in a large language corpus, and identifies the processes involved in the most frequent expressions. READ MORE