Essays about: "religious history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 essays containing the words religious history.

  1. 1. The Flamekeeper : The Confessional Purgation of the Soul in the Poetry of Robert Lowell

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Ryan Jurison; [2020]
    Keywords : Robert Lowell; American poetry; Catholic Theology; Religious Symbolism; Purgation; Purgatory; Land of Unlikeness; Lord Weary s Castle; The Mills of the Kavanaughs; Life Studies; For the Union Dead;

    Abstract : This essay is a critical textual analysis of the poetry of Robert Lowell with focus on religious symbolism used in his work, and the Catholic theology which informed it. This results in a new, contrasting interpretation to the conventional view that he had abandoned his religious focus by mid-career, while accounting for his own assessment that he had not. READ MORE

  2. 2. STRUGGLES BETWEEN UKRAINIAN AND RUSSIAN IDENTITY: THE PEACE CONUNDRUM, THE ROLE OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH, THE EAST VERSUS THE WEST AND THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Michelle Marie Soukup; [2020]
    Keywords : conflict; religious freedom; freedom of the media; national identity; Ukraine; Russia; international organizations;

    Abstract : The Russian-Ukrainian tensions have recently sparked greater debates on an international scale, particularly since the Russian attack on Ukrainian independence in 2014. For the purpose of being able to contribute to these, my thesis explores the underlying problems causing this most recent conflict in the modern history. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Moving forward in the past” - a historical analysis of two speeches made by Slobodan Milošević regarding historical use of nationalism and ethnicity for the employment of divisiveness and fear-mongering.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Ismar Didic; [2020]
    Keywords : nationalism; etnicitet; historiebruk; Storserbien; Serbien; Albanien; Kosovo; ethnicity; use of history; Milošević; Slobodan; Greater Serbia; Serbia; Albania; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Under 1990-talet bröt den före detta socialistiska federala republiken Jugoslavien upp längs sina republikers gränser, till stor del på grund av en ekonomisk och politisk kris, liksom en ökning av nationalism och etniska spänningar. Där olika nationaliteter och etniska grupper kämpade för att samexistera, och olösta etniska, nationalistiska och religiösa problem steg upp till ytan - försökte en serbisk politiker vid namnet Slobodan Milošević, att utnyttja det serbiska folkets missnöje och mobilisera det till ett splittrande och skrämmande narrativ som skulle uppnå fantasin om ett "Storserbien". READ MORE

  4. 4. Two Sides of the Same Coin : A Comparative Study of Salafi Jihadi and White Nationalist use of History of Religion in Propaganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Religionshistoria

    Author : Christian Haag; [2020]
    Keywords : Comparative propaganda; ISIS; Tarrant; sacred history; Dabiq; The Great Replacement;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis is a comparative propaganda analysis that studies the use of history with a religion dimension, similarities and framing of propaganda messages in the Islamic States propaganda magazine Dabiq and Brenton Tarrant’s manifesto The Great Replacement. The propaganda has been analysed with Jowett and O’Donnell’s propaganda model, combined with Jan Assmann’s theories about cultural memory, historia sacra and cultural semantics. READ MORE

  5. 5. SACRED ILLUMINATION: The connection between the built form and the history of the modern Swedish Church

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : STYLIANI LEIVADIOTI; [2020]
    Keywords : sacred illumination; meaning of light; sacred spaces; light and built form; light and architecture;

    Abstract : The use of light has always been a vehicle of symbolic meaning and spiritual experience in religious spaces. Depending on culture and religion this use differs, but in any case, the connection between the built form, the architecture and the history makes the relationship with light a compelling issue that is worth exploring. READ MORE