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  1. 1. Rethinking the Gospel of Truth : A Study of its Eastern Valentinian Setting

    Författare :Jörgen Magnusson; Gabriella Gustafsson; Anders Hultgård; Birger Pearson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gospel of Truth; Nag Hammadi; Valentinianism; Gnostic; Gnosticism; early Christianity; Coptic; history of religions; text linguistics; late Antiquity; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Valentinus; Christianity.;

    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

  2. 2. The Hermetic Piety of the Mind : A Semiotic and Cognitive Study of the Discourse of Hermes Trismegistos

    Författare :J. Peter Södergård; Anders Hultgård; Jörgen Podemann Sörensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Religionshistoria; History of religion; Religionshistoria;

    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

  3. 3. Inside the Guru's Gate : Ritual Uses of Texts among the Sikhs in Varanasi

    Författare :Kristina Myrvold; Tord Olsson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anthropomorfism; personification; liturgies; ritual practices; religious worship; sacred places; gurdwara; migration; counter-narrative; emic historiography; speech act theory; ritual studies; oral tradition; performance studies; guru; holy scriptures; Adi Granth; Guru Granth; Benares; Varanasi; Punjab; Sikhism; Sikhs; Religious Studies and Theology; Religion och teologi; social agency; Övriga religioner; Humanities; Humaniora; rites of passage; festivals; rites of affliction; Other Religions; religious education; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions;

    Sammanfattning : Summary: For religious Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is a holy scripture which enshrines ontologically divine words and the teaching and revelatory experiences of historical human Gurus. Simultaneously the Sikhs have taken the concept of a sacred scripture much further than any other religious community by treating the Guru Granth Sahib as a living Guru invested with spiritual authority and agency to guide humans and establish relationships to the divine. LÄS MER

  4. 4. "God Wants It!" : The Ideology of Martyrdom of the Hebrew Crusade Chronicles and Its Jewish and Christian Background

    Författare :Lena Roos; Anders Hultgård; Katrin Almbladh; Stefan Schreiner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of religions; Martyrdom; First Crusade; Judaism; religious change; inter-religious relations; persecutions of Jews; suicide; infanticide; forced conversion; Religionshistoria; History of religion; Religionshistoria; History Of Religions; religionshistoria;

    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

  5. 5. What's in a name? : A study of sobriquets in the Pesharim

    Författare :Håkan Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Dead Sea Scrolls; Qumran; sobriquets; code-names; nicknames; pesharim; the Yahad; 1QpHab; 4QpNah. 4QpPsa; 4QpIsaa-e; 1QpMic; 4QpHosb; CD; 1QHa; king of the South; king of the North; Pompey; Babylon; the synagogue of Satan; the woman Jezebel; the Wicked Priest; the Man of the Lie; the Spreader of the Lie; the Seekers of Smooth Things; Ephraim; Manasseh; the House of Peleg; the House of Absalom; the traitors; the Teacher of Righteousness; the Doers of the Torah; the Kittim; the Angry Lion; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religionshistoria; History of Religions;

    Sammanfattning : The present study addresses the problem of a simplistic historical interpretation of the sobriquetsin the pesharim. An alternative approach is advocated taking its beginning in perceiving themessage in the pesharim as primarily an ideological vindication of the Qumran community, theYahad. LÄS MER