Sökning: "Burma"

Hittade 2 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Burma.

  1. 1. The Buddhist World Emperor's Mission : Millenarian Buddhism in Postcolonial Burma

    Författare :Niklas Foxeus; Per-Arne Berglie; Erik af Edholm; Guillaume Rozenberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Buddhism; millenarianism; weizzā weikza ; esotericism; supernatural powers; identity; politics; Burma; Theravāda Buddhism; cakkavattin; authority; legitimacy; charisma; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : In early postcolonial Burma, a number of so-called royal esoteric associations with a millenarian and eschatological orientation, and founded by persons believed to be the world emperor, emerged in response to political turmoil, nation-building projects, modernization, and after-effects of colonialism. These Theravāda Buddhist esoteric congregations, revivalist and innovative at the same time, were indicative of a general crisis of authority and identity. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Religion and politics among the Chin people in Burma (1896-1949)

    Författare :Lian H. Sakhong; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; American Baptist Foreign Mission Society; American Baptist Chin Mission; Buddhism - Burma; Chin; Chin Baptist Association; Christians - Burma Chin; ethnicity Chin; indigenous church; missionaries; na- tionalism and religion; politics and religion Burma Chin; religion and culture Chin; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

    Sammanfattning : In many Asian countries today, there are potential conflicts between the majority religionand culture and ethnic minorities who practice another religion or religions. Problems areeasily aggravated if the government applies a confessional policy on religion, which favorsthe majority religion, while minority religions are marginalized or even suppressed. LÄS MER