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Fyra röster om människan vid dopet: Fyra representanter från Svenska kyrkan och Pingstkyrkan om människosynen i doptraditionen
Dalarna University, School of Education and Humanities, Religious Studies.
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to investigate what view of humans that emerges when priests/reverends talk about man in relation to baptism. The study consists of qualitative interviews with four priests/reverends. There were two representatives from the church of Sweden, and two from the Pentecostal church. The aim and questions in the study focus on what view of humans that emerges. Will there be similarities and differences in the view of humans, and is it possible to refer the result to the respective church. The theory that is being used focusses on so called components of how humans are viewed and these components can be seen as building blocks in how a view of humans is formed. The background comes from the varying view of the baptism tradition that exists in Christianity. The church of Sweden mainly baptizes children, whereas the Pentecostal church practices believer´s baptism. The result demonstrates that the reflected view of humans in different ways can prove what each church of the interviewee represents.

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2013. , 37 p.
Keyword [en]
Baptism, View of humans, Christianity, Church of Sweden, Pentecostal church
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-12605OAI: diva2:627927
Available from: 2013-08-19 Created: 2013-06-12 Last updated: 2014-12-02Bibliographically approved

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