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Performing Perfectly: Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Breakup of the Congregation


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Title: Performing Perfectly: Presentations of Childhood in Knutby Filadelfia Before and After the Breakup of the Congregation
Authors: Nilsson, Sanja
E-mail: sanja.nilsson@protonmail.com
Issue Date: 28-Feb-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2019-03-22
Disputation: 10.00 Föreläsningssal 2, Högskolan Dalarna, Falun
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Childhood
Knutby Filadelfia
High-Demand New Religious Commune
Total Institution
Stigma
Charisma
Presentations
Abstract: The Knutby Filadelfia Congregation, founded in 1921, started out as a Pentecostal congrega- tion. It has, however, been considered a deviant and semi-isolated new religious movement ever since it became known to the public after a murder took place within its community in 2004. The massive media attention it received revealed the presence of a charismatic leader within the group, and the development of a new theology in which the charismatic leader was con- sidered to be the Bride of Christ. Aft... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-394-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/58507
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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