Sökning: "Gerald Gardner"

Hittade 4 uppsatser innehållade orden Gerald Gardner.

  1. 1. Sacred Polarities? Exploring the Use of Gendered Language in Three Generations of Contemporary Paganism - From 1954 to 2017

    Master-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Författare :Loke Lundin; [2018-01-31]
    Nyckelord :paganism; gender; transgender; discourse; gender essentialsim; polarity; LGBTQ; Wicca; Reclaiming Witchcraft; Radical Faeries; Gerald Gardner; Doreen Valiente; Janet Stewart Farrar; Starhawk; Harry Hay;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is a preparatory study for future research, and explores the use of gendered language within pagan witchcraft movements between the years 1954-2017, with the purpose of establishing if, and how, the understanding of gender, and the use of gendered language have undergone any changes over time, to accommodate for the changes in the gender discourse of Western society overall. Specific focus is placed on the accommodation of transgender and gender non-conforming identities. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The priestess ascending: subversion and hegemony in Wiccan constructions of gender

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Författare :Manon Hedenborg White; [2012]
    Nyckelord :Wicca; gender; femininity; Butler; Connell; Philosophy and Religion;

    Sammanfattning : The image of the priestess in Wicca, a duotheistic Pagan mystery and witchcraft tradition founded in the mid-20th century by British civil servant Gerald Gardner, has changed dramatically during the last few decades. Wiccans work together in autonomous groups, traditionally lead by a High Priestess and a High Priest. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Wicca : beskrivning av en religion

    Kandidat-uppsats, Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och kommunikation

    Författare :Rebecca Lagerstedt; [2008]
    Nyckelord :wicca; hedendom; häxkonst; magi; Crowley; Gerald Gardner; gudinna; guden; historia; riter; lagar; etik; aspekter; initiering;

    Sammanfattning : My essay is a description about the religion Wicca; laws, ethics, history, rites, inauguration and how they relate to the gods and the different seasons.It’s also about the wiccan history and how wicca have created their own history by taking old mythic stories and making them their legacy... LÄS MER

  4. 4. Wicca : en religionsstudie

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap

    Författare :Caroline Gustafsson; [2007]
    Nyckelord :wicca; nypaganism; satanism; gudinnetro; nya religiösa rörelser; coven; årscykel; panteon; naturreligion; wiccan;

    Sammanfattning : Wicca är en ny naturreligion som skapades på 50-talet av en man vid namn Gerald B. Gardner. Gardner hämtade inspiration av många vänner, som till exempel Aleister Crowley som var en viktig del inom satanismen. LÄS MER