Essays about: "theology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the word theology.

  1. 1. Holy Hybridity. On the Role of Mixture in the Holy Sphere

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Jenny Elfwering; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : hybridity; mixture; separation; difference; holiness; angels; cherubim;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to explore the role of mixture in relation to holiness and separation. By examining the angelic hosts, specifically the cherubim, as hybrids, and how they relate to the holy realm and the divine, it investigates the association between holiness and hybridity. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The fate of flesh : A study of the second and third century CE Christian perception of the body

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Antikens kultur och samhällsliv

    Author : Nicoline Odergren; [2020]
    Keywords : Christian; body; flesh; Paul; soul; deadness; kristen; kropp; kött; Paulus; själ; dödhet;

    Abstract : This paper studies the perception of the Christian body during the second and third centuries CE. It engages with this question with the aid of early Christian literature from this time period, additionally containing a particular focus on how the Pauline theology of the body influenced later Christian bodily conceptions. READ MORE

  4. 4. A History of Rule by Divine Law among Semitic Cultures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historia

    Author : Karl Bjur; [2020]
    Keywords : History; Islam; Arabic; Judaism; Hammurabi; Akkadian; State; Divine law; Sharia; Halakha; Aksum; Ethiopia; Empire; Didascalia; Theocracy; Theonomocracy; Semitic; Israelite; Al-Māturīdī; Al-Māwardī; Religious History; Middle-east; Africa; Kitāb al-Tawḥīd; Māturīdīya; Rulership; Oriental; Despotism; Absolutism; Cultural Darwinism; Comparative oriental studies; Cross-cultural study; Orientalism; Large-scale History; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a comparative study of several widespread and canonical texts from the lowlands of the Middle East and North Africa, with regard to historically reoccurring interconnected traits of ideal state structure among cultures, where Semitic languages have been main languages of communication from the 18th century BC to the modern day. The study is of reoccurring ideals of state structure with defined limits and causes for its existence across several Semitic speaking cultures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rights, Religion and Atrocity Prevention - An explorative field study of the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elias Berg; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Atrocity Prevention; Involving Religious Leaders; Freedom of Religion; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study examines the nexus of human rights, atrocity prevention and the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda. States hold legal responsibility for preventing atrocity crimes, but influential nonstate actors also have a role in minimizing risks of mass atrocity crimes. READ MORE