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The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III: Liber Caelestis, Books VI–VII

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195166279
eISBN:
9780199932450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This is the third and penultimate volume of the translation of the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, and it contains the last part of the central canon, Books VI and VII. Book VI is a loosely ... More


 Virtually Boundless?: Youth Negotiating Tradition in Cyberspace

Mia Lövheim

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sweden is often categorized as one of the most secularized and postmodern countries in the world. The Internet has been described as the “epitome” of transformations of traditional religion in late ... More


The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume I: Liber Caelestis, Books I–III

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195166446
eISBN:
9780199785049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166442.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

St. Birgitta of Sweden (1303-1373, canonized 1391) was one of the most charismatic and influential female visionaries of the later Middle Ages. Altogether, she received some 700 revelations, dealing ... More


Book VI

Bridget Morris (ed.)

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume III: Liber Caelestis, Books VI–VII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195166279
eISBN:
9780199932450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166279.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This section presents a modern English translation of Book VI of the Revelationes of St. Birgitta of Sweden. It is an eclectic mixture of revelations from the years spent in Sweden at the outset of ... More


The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume II: Liber Caelestis, Books IV–V

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195166262
eISBN:
9780199868223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166262.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This is the second volume of the translation of the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden. It contains Book IV and Book V, the so-called Liber Quaestionum (The Book of Questions). Book IV includes ... More


Introduction

Bridget Morris (ed.)

in The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume II: Liber Caelestis, Books IV–V

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195166262
eISBN:
9780199868223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166262.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Book IV includes private devotions, meditations, and autobiographical details, with many images drawn from St. Birgitta's own domestic world. Many of the important revelations deal with justice, ... More


Why Health and Wealth? Dimensions of Prosperity among Swedish Charismatics

Simon Coleman

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Focusing on the Word of Life, founded by Ulf Ekman in Uppsala, Sweden, this chapter explores tensions and affinities between health-and-wealth aspects of the Prosperity Gospel. Both health and wealth ... More


The Church of Scientology in Sweden

Henrik Bogdan

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the development of the Church of Scientology in Sweden from its inception in 1969, and how it has adapted to the Swedish religious climate. The Church of Scientology spread ... More


Christian Outposts in the Western Wilderness

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Five European nations had established colonies in North America by 1650, in each of which Christian churches had been formed. In some of the colonies, the religious multiplicity that was to become so ... More


From “People's Home” to “Multiculturalism”: Muslims in Sweden

Anne Sofie Roald

in Muslims in the West: From Sojourners to Citizens

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148053
eISBN:
9780199849277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148053.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The number of Muslims in Sweden has increased dramatically. Immigration from Muslim countries to Sweden began just after World War II, when Turkish-speaking Tartars came from Finland and Estonia. The ... More


Political Opinions and Participation Among Young Muslims in Sweden: A Case Study1

Jonatan Bäckelie and Göran Larsson

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter analyses young Swedish Muslims’ attitudes towards democratic processes in relation to Swedish political parties. Based on a survey among approximately 250 young Muslims that are ... More


‘It Is Better to Believe in the Devil’: Conceptions of Satanists and Sympathies for the Devil in Early Modern Sweden

Mikael Häll

in The Devil’s Party: Satanism in Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199779239
eISBN:
9780199979646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779239.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter demonstrates how, unlike in the English language, “Satanist” was in use as a term for Devil-worshippers in Swedish theological discourse as early as 1617. Further, using court records ... More


Religious Beliefs and Perceptions of Repression in the U.S. and Swedish Plowshares Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sharon Erickson Nepstad’s chapter hones our understanding of how religion can shape activists’ interpretations of repression. Through a comparative analysis of the Plowshares movements in the United ... More


Deluge and Illusions (1648–1764)

Robert E. Alvis

in White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271702
eISBN:
9780823271757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271702.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the years 1647–67 the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth endured a series of catastrophic conflicts, leaving it shrunken and weak. Many traced the country’s decline to its tolerant heritage, and they ... More


Domenico Cavalca and Some Contemporaries of Catherine

Grazia Mangano Ragazzi

in Obeying the Truth: Discretion in the Spiritual Writings of Saint Catherine of Siena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344512
eISBN:
9780199346479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344512.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Having compared Catherine’s reflection with the earlier tradition, this chapter pushes the analysis one step further and analyzes the reflection on discretion and prudence found in authors who were ... More


The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, Volume 4: The Heavenly Emperor’s Book to Kings, The Rule, and Minor Works

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195166286
eISBN:
9780190247515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This is the fourth and final volume of the modern English translation of St. Birgitta of Sweden’s Revelations into English. It contains the supplementary and liturgical materials relating to St. ... More


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