Sökning: "Saints"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 uppsatser innehållade ordet Saints.

  1. 1. Survival, memory and identity : The roles of saint worship in Early Modern Castile

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Författare :Ricardo Fernández González; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Castile; saints; popular culture; popular religion; local religion;

    Sammanfattning : This paper aims to explore the connections between the rural communities of Early Modern Castile and the saints they venerated through their festivities, relics and advocations and the roles that these relationships fulfilled in their societies. The Castilians of the sixteenth century seem to have used their interactions with saints not only for the purpose of the salvation of their souls, but rather, as ways to ensure the survival of their population, to cement social cohesion and identity, or to preserve the memory of their communities. LÄS MER

  2. 2. BEATA MARIA/DEA VULTS! : En studie i bruket av Maria som symbol för heligt krig från korstågen till belägringen av Wien.

    Magister-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Religionshistoria

    Författare :Nils Ahlsén; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Armour; religion; renaissance; religious wars; knights Templars; battle of Kahlenberg; winged husars; batlle of Las Navas. Virgin Mary; Rustningar; Religion; renässans; religionskrig; tempelherrar. slaget vid Kahlenberg; Bevingade husarer; Jungfru Maria;

    Sammanfattning : Beata Maria/Dea Vults is a thesis for the degree of master (one year) in theology.   The thesis explores the role of the Virgin Mary as a martial saint in catholic combat with Islam and muslims between the years 1119 AD to 1648 AD with a focus on symbolism. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Helgon, familjen och världen. En hagiografisk studie av efterföljelse som världstransformerande kraft

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

    Författare :Anton Johnsson; [2018-08-06]
    Nyckelord :Hagiography; Saints; Discipleship; David Martin; Charles Taylor; Secularization; World; Clare of Assisi; Elizabeth Dirks; Helge Åkesso;

    Sammanfattning : This hagiographical study deals with Christian saints, in the broad sense of the word, who, in the pursuit of following Christ, have transgressed the will of their biological family. By employing the historical narrative and theory of the philosopher Charles Taylor and the sociological theory of David Martin the question is asked if these hagiographical cases should be seen as radical breaks with the social imaginaries of their respective times or whether they rather should be seen as in line with tendencies toward individualization and a more disembedded worldview. LÄS MER

  4. 4. From Rome to Ireland : a comparative analysis of two pagan goddesses and a Christian saint

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Författare :Joanna Pettersson; [2018]
    Nyckelord :History of Religions; Saint Brigid; Saint Brigit; Celtic religion; Celtic mythology; Minerva; Roman religion; Goddess; Hagiography; Brigid; Brighid;

    Sammanfattning : In Celtic religious studies, it is often difficult to find reliable textual sources if you are working with pre-Christian religion, since all text is written in a Christian context. As a result, Celtic scholars have to look outside of the pre-Christian Celtic context, to search for knowledge elsewhere. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Andliga arkiv? : En undersökning av arkiv knutna till trossamfund i Sverige

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Författare :Jan Teodor Cederberg Lindholm; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Archives; Religious communities; Sweden; Church archives; International Society for Krishna Consciousness; Mormons; Arkiv; trossamfund; Sverige; kyrkliga arkiv; Hare Krishna-rörelsen; mormoner;

    Sammanfattning : The archives of religious communities is a sparingly treated subject and christian community archives constitute the majority of the archives studied. The main purpose of this thesis is to investigate the relevance of James M. LÄS MER