Sökning: "Theosophy"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Theosophy.

  1. 1. Claiming Knowledge: Strategies of Epistemology from Theosophy to the New Age

    Författare :Olav Hammer; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse; anthroposophy; discursive strategy; disembedding; emic historiography; globalization; late modernity; movement text; New Age; reflexivity; religious experience; scientism; secularization; sociocognitive analysis; tradition; theosophy; Theology; Western esotericism; Teologi;

    Sammanfattning : The study addresses the question of how religious creativity in the West manages to adapt to the forces of modernity. The empirical data are drawn from a set of historically and thematically related movements, from late nineteenth century theosophy to the contemporary New Age.The dissertation is divided into three main sections. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Indien som utopi och verklighet : Om den teosofiska rörelsens bidrag till indisk utbildning och politik 1879-1930

    Författare :Per-Olof Fjällsby; Per-Olof Fjällsby; Henrik Chetan Aspengren; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Theosophy; Indian Reform movements; Indian Nationalism; Theosophy and Education; Home Rule Movement; Annie Besant; Teosofi; indiska reformrörelser; indisk nationalism; History; Historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of the political ambitions and actions of the Theosophical Society within the emerging nationalist movement in India during 1879-1930.Different theoretical perspectives have been applied depending on the historical context, and Ludwik Fleck’s theory of thought collectives and thought styles served as a general frame for interpreting the movement’s actions and developmentA central concern in this study has been the attempt to explain how a numerically small movement with its roots in the West could come to have political influence in India for a period of time. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Satanic Feminism : Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

    Författare :Per Faxneld; Erik af Edholm; Peter Jackson; Henrik Bogdan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Satanism; feminism; gender; esotericism; witches; Lilith; theosophy; socialism; homosexuality; gothic; decadence; romanticism; counter-reading; counter-myth; History of Religion; religionshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : Enligt Bibeln var Eva först med att lyssna till ormen och äta av den förbjudna frukten. Tanken på kvinnan som Satans utvalda är framträdande under stora delar av kristendomens historia. Under 1800-talet kom feminister att börja läsa denna misogyna tradition motvalls. LÄS MER

  4. 4. En yogi kommer till stan : indisk religiositet i svensk skönlitteratur med särskild tonvikt på Dan Anderssons författarskap

    Författare :Olavi Hemmilä; Margareta Petersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Dan Andersson; Schopenhauer; Kipling; theosophy; Bhagavadgita; Tagore; Sri Ananda Acharya; psychology of religion; mysticism; India; litteraturvetenskap; Literature;

    Sammanfattning : A Yogi Comes to Town: Indian religious thinking as reflected in Swedish fiction with special focus on the works of Dan Andersson. This dissertation presents a basic survey of the interest in Indian religious thinking as it is manifested in Swedish fictional literature over the years, with special emphasis on an analysis of the works of Dan Andersson. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Historien om den antroposofiska humanismen : den antroposofiska bildningsidén i idéhistoriskt perspektiv 1880 - 1980

    Författare :Håkan Lejon; Hertha Hansson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Anthroposophy; Humanism; Theosophy; Esoteric Spirituality; Biodynamic; Farming Methods; Waldorf- education; Curative Education; Goetheanism; Thought Style.; History of science and ideas; Idé- o lärdomshistoria; History of Ideas; idéhistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This paper has two objectives. First: the humanistic idea of knowledge, philosophically formulated by Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925), should be presented in relation to history of ideas. LÄS MER