Essays about: "secularization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word secularization.

  1. 1. Role of Religion on Climate Change Governance The influence of RNGO in COP 21

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Christina Ajayi; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; NGO influence; Pope Francis; COP21; RNGO; NGO; Paris agreement; Secularization; United States; Religion; International Relations;

    Abstract : In June 2015, the Vatican released Laudato Si’, Pope Francis encyclical focused on environmental issues. Pope Francis acted as an advocate for a binding agreement on climate change at the United Nation (UN) Convention conferences of the parties 2015 (COP21) citing the scientific consensus on the existence and human causes of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Saudi Arabian State Modernization Policies versus Traditional Values

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Jasser El-Sissi; [2019]
    Keywords : Saudi Arabia; Modernity; Modernisation; Traditionalism; Privatisation; Development; Progress; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to understand current Saudi Arabian political trajectories and recent reform initiatives, in relation to the traditionalist ideological roots and conservative Islamic legitimacy of the state. Methodologically based on a quantitative case study of the ‘Saudi Vision 2030’ reform project, the thesis discusses the limitations of democracy and secularization in relation to the pursuit of economic liberalization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Non-Religious Young Individuals’ Place Attachment to Religious Space : A Case Study of Maria Magdalena Church

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Per Göransson; [2018]
    Keywords : sacred space; place attachment; memories; non-religious; secular Christianity;

    Abstract : Sweden has a long history of Lutheran Christian influences, manifested spatially by the presence of churches in the build environment. In contrast, Sweden is also described as one of the world’s most secular countries. These secular individual’s experience of these churches is not well explored in geography of religion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Paradise Overcome A Secular Interpretation of Paradise Lost

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Pauliina Arvidsson; [2014-02-07]
    Keywords : engelska; John Milton; Paradise Lost; epic poetry; secularization; secular humanism; liberal humanism;

    Abstract : P.B. Shelley wrote that John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost “contains within itself a philosophical refutation of that system of which, by a strange and natural antithesis, it has been a chief popular support” (394). READ MORE

  5. 5. Religious nationalism: Myanmar and the role of Buddhism in anti-Muslim narratives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik

    Author : Emilie Biver; [2014]
    Keywords : nationalism; Buddhism; Myanmar; Rohingya; narrative; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast to the Western ideal of secularization, religion has in some cultures maintained its important role in nationalist undertakings. This is the case in Myanmar, a country that is currently in the midst of a state transformation towards democracy after more than fifty years of authoritarian, military rule. READ MORE