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Möt mig nu som den jag är: En studie av präster i Växjö stift som är hbtq-personer
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Cultural Sciences.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Take, o take me as I am (English)
Abstract [en]

This essay is about human beings. These human beings in particular are priests and LGBTQ-persons who work in the Swedish Church in Växjö diocese. During research I have conducted qualitative interviews with people who are LGBTQ-persons and work as priests in Växjö diocese. These interviews have been analyzed through queer theory and Mary Douglas theory about anomalia.

My aim with this essay is to find out what it means to be a LGBTQ- person and work as a priest in this diocese.

I wanted to learn more about where the difficulties lie. How the priests are treated by others and how they see themselves. My conclusion is that both Växjö diocese and the priests in my essay partly look upon themselves through a heterosexual matrix and therefore, in some way, regard LGBTQ-persons as anomalia. Therefore, there is a risk that LGBTQ-persons in Växjö diocese end up in an exclusion.

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2012. , 39 p.
Keyword [en]
LGBTQ-persons, priests, Christianity, Swedish Church, Queer theory and anomalia
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Humanities
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-18307OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-18307DiVA: diva2:515055
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Religious Studies
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Linneuniversitet (Swedish)
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Humanities, Theology
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Available from: 2012-04-19 Created: 2012-04-11 Last updated: 2012-04-23Bibliographically approved

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