Essays about: "religious"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 450 essays containing the word religious.

  1. 1. Faith in Elie Wiesel’s Night

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Dana Roman Blomster; [2019-05-15]
    Keywords : engelska; Elie Wiesel; Eliezer; faith; silence; death; Holocaust; fire; Night;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to examine whether the traumatic experiences that Elie Wiesel depicts in his novel, Night, led the author or any other character he encounters to lose their faith. Considering that the author describes himself and other characters in the novel as believers, one wonders how it would be possible not to lose faith after experiencing the terror of the concentration camps. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The government is watching – don’t step on their toes” : An investigation of the press freedom and the working conditions for journalists in Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Backlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Press freedom; development journalism; brown envelope; self-censorship; journalistic interventionism; values of journalism; developing countries; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; Tanzanian journalists.;

    Abstract : According to reports from Reporters sans frontiers and Freedom House, the freedom of the press has declined during the recent years in the sub-Saharan country Tanzania. Using the human rights reports as an entry point, this study set out to investigate the working conditions for journalists in the capital de facto of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence against LGBTIQ+ Individuals in the Syrian Arab Republic

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

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2019]
    Keywords : lslamic State; Free Syrian Army; Ideology; LGBTIQ ; Gender; Sexualities; Targeted Violence; Victim Selection; Armed Conflict; Syrian Arabic Republic; Sexual Minorities; HBTQ ; genus; kön; sexualiteter; sexuella minoriteter; ideologier; beväpnad konflikt; Syriska Arabiska Republiken; IS; FSA;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis is a qualitative, small-n, empirically driven comparative study that examines the relationship between rebel group ideology and targeted violence against the LGBTIQ+ community. Two rebel groups in the Syrian Arab Republic, with different ideological beliefs, are examined and compared in relation to their level of violence against LGBTIQ+ individuals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Race and Religion : The Construction of Race in a Pro-Nazi Christian Association in Interwar Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Gustaf Forsell; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; interwar period; pro-Nazism; race; Christianity; liberal theology; völkisch ideology; Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to scrutinize how Sveriges Religiösa Reformförbund (Swedish Association of Religious Reform), a pro-Nazi Christian association in interwar Sweden, constructed the concept of race during the years 1929–1940. Using hermeneutic content analysis and a theoretical approach based on “biopolitics” and “political theology,” I examine the construction during three identified periods: 1929–1933, 1934–1937, 1938–1940. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dealing with radicalization: A comparative study of the current initiatives to counter radicalization among young people in Sweden and Germany and the challenges which need to be met

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Maria Tzouvara; [2019]
    Keywords : radicalization; violent extremism; online hate; deradicalization; counter-radicalization; Islamophobia; social cohesion;

    Abstract : Radicalization, especially when it leads to extremism and political violence, has been on the rise in recent years on global scale and policy makers have tried to tackle the phenomenon, which poses a great risk to our societies. Especially young people, who are among the most vulnerable parts of society, are prone to radical beliefs that might come from the use of social media and/or by their exposure to socio-economic inequalities or religious fundamentalism. READ MORE