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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 188 avhandlingar innehållade orden History of Religions.
Sammanfattning : Var går gränsen för vilka avvikelser från samhällets grundvalar som kan tolereras? När så kallade pietister framträdde i Sverige vid 1700-talets början uppstod en ny problematik kring toleransens gränser i Sveriges historia. Till skillnad från i övriga Europa hade dessförinnan religiösa avvikare inte funnits i någon större omfattning. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Already in the second century, the Church Father Irenaeus warned against reading the Gospel of Truth that was used among the so-called Valentinians. For more than one and a half millennium GospTruth was lost until in the 1950s a Coptic text was discovered that could be a translation of that work both loved and hated. LÄS MER
3. "God Wants It!" : The Ideology of Martyrdom of the Hebrew Crusade Chronicles and Its Jewish and Christian Background
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with the ideology of martyrdom of the Hebrew Chronicles which were written in response to the persecutions of the Rhineland Jews during the First Crusade in 1096. The Chronicles describe how thousands of Jews died, some of whom were killed by the crusaders, others killed each other or committed suicide rather than being forcibly baptized or killed by the crusaders. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The dissertation focuses on interpretations of Islam that claim compatibility with international human rights norms in the context of women’s rights. These interpretations are seen as parts of an on-going contemporary international debate on women’s human rights and Islam that engages Muslims as well as non-Muslims. LÄS MER
5. The Hermetic Piety of the Mind : A Semiotic and Cognitive Study of the Discourse of Hermes Trismegistos
Sammanfattning : The present work explores how the concept mind is used in the discourse of Hermes Trismegistos for the bringing forth of a Hermetic piety of mind, which culminates in mystical vision and in the divinization of the initiand. In focus are some constitutive elements of a religious discourse stemming from Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, and which has survived largely in the form of spiritually instructive dialogues, written in the name of Hermes Trismegistos or in the names of those associated with him. LÄS MER