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  • Critical-feminist studies of funerals. A way to grasp the rite’s complexity 

    Jarnkvist, Karin (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    This article aims to show how critical-feminist studies can improve research on funerals by contributing to a more complex understanding of ritualization and how it can be explored. The article discusses central issues ...
  • Until death do us part? Swedish cemeteries from and inter-faith and no-faith perspective 

    Wirén, Jakob (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    In life, identity is based on many things. In death, people tend to be identified more on the basis of religion: separate cemeteries for Jews, Buddhists and the Plymouth Brethren, separate quarters for Muslims, Yezidis, ...
  • ‘It is the greenness, the nature, it looks as if someone has taken care of the place very well’. Experiences from St Eskil cemetery in Sweden 

    Nordh, Helena; Wingren, Carola (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    This article is about experiences of a cemetery landscape: a physical space that was chosen as a depository for human remains, and where different memorial and disposal practices have developed behavioural patterns that ...
  • The role of flowers in the personalization of Christian funerals in Denmark 

    Reintoft Christensen, Henrik (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    Flowers are a common element in Danish funerals. Drawing on fieldnotes, interviews and survey data on funeral practices in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark as well as theories of ritualization, meaning-making and ...
  • Forest burials in Denmark. Nature, non-religion and spirituality 

    Warburg, Margit (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    Burial in the forest is a recent, non-confessional alternative to the established cemeteries owned and run by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark. Danish forest burials fulfil common criteria for non-religion and ...
  • Accommodation of ash scattering in contemporary Norwegian governance of death and religion/worldview 

    Høeg, Ida Marie (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    With the analysis of the scattering ashes in a Norwegian context as its point of departure, the article sets out to explore ash scattering and how it relates to the governance of deathscape and religion/worldview in the ...
  • Pandemic funerals in Norway. Hartmut Rosa’s resonance as a sensitizing concept 

    Schuerhoff, Carsten (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    During the Covid-19 pandemic, funerals have been conducted consistently in Norway, but, of course, the ceremonies were subject to rules and regulations, while digitization was on the increase. Against the background of ...
  • Deathscapes in Finnish funerals during Covid-19 

    Vähäkangas, Auli (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted and reshaped experiences of bodily disposal and memorialization around the world. One key characteristic of almost all religious practices and traditions is the centrality of face-to-face ...
  • Death and beyond. Thoughts and preparations for the final journey 

    Butters, Maija (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    Based on extensive ethnography, this article investigates how contemporary Finnish hospice patients talk – or remain silent – about their own approaching death, and the imageries relating to death and the possible afterlife. ...
  • Editorial. Funerals in the north of Europe Similarities and differences 

    Middlemiss Lé Mon, Martha; Nordin, Magdalena; Broo, Måns; Illman, Ruth (The Donner Institute, 08.03.2023)
    Editorial of Approaching Religion, Vol. 13 Issue 1
  • Ett starkt bidrag till svensk-judisk historieskrivning 

    Leviathan, Daniel (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Bokrecension av Göran Rosenbergs Rabbi Marcus Ehrenpreis obesvarade kärlek (Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2021)
  • Handbok om svenska judars arkiv 

    Sjöblom, Kenth (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Bokrecension av Carl Henrik Carlssons Källor till judarnas historia i Sverige. Arkivguide (Stockholm: Riksarkivet, 2022)
  • En svensk-jødisk historie 

    Kieding Banik, Vibeke (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Bokanmeldelse av Johan Schücks Herman Friedländer. En svensk judisk historia (Stockholm: Medströms bokförlag, 2021)
  • Jødiske karakterer i dansk fortellende litteratur på 1800-tallet 

    Hoffmann, Christhard (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Bokanmeldelse av Katharina Bocks Philosemitische Schwärmereien. Jüdische Figuren in der dänischen Erzählliteratur des 19. Jahrhunderts (Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag, 2021)
  • A note on rethinking Martin Buber’s ‘I consider a tree’ 

    Raskin, Richard (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    In the original English version of I and Thou (1937) and in a postscript to the second English edition (1958), Martin Buber assured his readers that an I–Thou relationship is possible between a person and a tree. Considering ...
  • Contemporary discourses on general definitions of antisemitism 

    Bogle, Jonah Jehoshua Jürgen (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    This review article gives an overview of the two most influential definitions of antisemit­ism in Europe: the non-legally binding working definition by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and the so-called ...
  • Finlandssvensk och judisk 

    Illman, Ruth (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Artikeln undersöker hur frågor om finlandssvenskhet och judiskhet kopplas samman, kontrasteras och diskuteras i intervjuer med personer som – på skiftande vis – identifierar sig med bägge identitetsmarkörer. Artikeln söker ...
  • The symbolic universe of the Temple 

    Bokedal, Johanna (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    For Jews, the Jerusalem Temple is the historical focus of ritual practice and pilgrimage. After its destruction in 70 ce, synagogues gradually became important centres for community and ritual, yet the Temple remained a ...
  • Editorial 

    Illman, Ruth; Lundgren, Svante (The Donner Institute, 19.12.2022)
    Editorial for the Volume 33, Issue 2
  • Independence Day in a would-be Christian nation 

    Kallinen, Timo (The Donner Institute, 07.11.2022)
    When the West African nation of Ghana attained its independence from colonial rule in 1957, its traditional culture was to be promoted in all sectors of public life. Similarly, what was construed as Ghanaian traditional ...

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