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Bön utan tro. Bönens funktion för personer som ber till högre makt utan att tro på högre makt


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Title: Bön utan tro. Bönens funktion för personer som ber till högre makt utan att tro på högre makt
Other Titles: Prayer without belief. The meaning of prayer for people who pray to a higher power without believing in any higher power
Authors: Cronström Beskow, Xzenu
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2018
Degree: Student essay
Abstract: This interview study explore the meaning of prayer for people who pray to a higher power without believing in any higher power. While the act of praying is often assumed to be done by persons who have a religious identity and a belief in a higher power, this does not have to actually be the case. Praying without belief may be quite common, being 10% of the respondents of a survey study in Finland. Such prayers fill several different kinds of meaningful functions. Four such functions can be clear... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55826
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