Essays about: "religious"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 651 essays containing the word religious.

  1. 1. “Is it a sin against God to be poor?” : Marxist and Pedagogical Perspectives on Oppressive Ideologies in Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower and its Potential for Teaching Critical Thinking.

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Sofia Schalander; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this essay, I have analysed the novel Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler through a Marxist lens to investigate how ideological oppression is depicted through Capitalism and religion. To examine these ideologies, I analysed Lauren Olamina, the first-person narrator and her half-brother, Keith. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fear Ends Where Faith Begins : A Quantitative Analysis of the Effects of Religion in Armed Conflict on Violence Against Civilians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Marina Matic; [2022]
    Keywords : religious armed conflict; violence against civilians; one-sided violence; conflict-related sexual violence;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to observe and analyze the effects of religious dimensions in armed conflict on violence against civilians. Focusing on rebel groups in intra-state conflicts, quantitative statistical analysis in form of Ordinary Least Squares multivariate regression, is utilized to examine data onreligious wars, one-sided violence, and conflict-related sexual violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rum för kontemplation i staden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Frida Nilsson; Josefina Granberg; [2022]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; kontemplation; transcendens; rum för eftertanke; Galatheas hage; Östra kyrkogården; Nordisk Djungel;

    Abstract : Det tycks bli allt svårare att hitta stunder i vardagslivet där en kan stanna upp, koppla från och koppla av från alla de krav och intryck som stadens höga tempo utgör i dagens moderna samhälle. Med rådande brist på grönområden, börjar allt fler platser för stillhet och reflektion försvinna till fördel för ”multifunktionella” miljöer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conducting interreligious peacebuilding in sectarian societies: Experiences from Lebanon

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isak Lundholm; [2022]
    Keywords : Intergroup contact theory; peacebuilding; Lebanon; Sectarianism; Interreligious di-alogue; post-conflict societies; Middle East;

    Abstract : Interreligious peacebuilding is one of the oldest methods used in peacebuilding around the world, as religion is often one key factor in war and used both to fuel conflicts or to promote peace and co-existence. However, the use of interreligious dialogue in post-conflict societies is still not fully understood and researcher has still not encapsulated its different components. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female Hip-Hop in the Sufi Community of Taalibe Bay : Interpretative analysis of the Sufi symbolism and meaning behind two music videos

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Elisabeth Perra; [2022]
    Keywords : Sufism; Islam; Hip-Hop; Women; rapper; Senegal; Ibrahim Niasse; Taalibe Bay; Africa; Videos;

    Abstract : Senegal is a country in West Africa that is 95% Muslim and where Islam is deeply linked to hip-hop music. According to existing academic research, the emerging rappers in the artistic and cultural scene in Dakar are men and belong to the Sufi Taalibe Bay brotherhood, whose founder Ibrahim Niasse (1900-1975) is considered the spiritual leader of the rappers. READ MORE