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    • Tal vid Åbo Akademi 

      Andersson, Otto (Förlaget Bro, 1940)
    • Teater på jiddisch – i Sverige och i världen 

      Muir, Simo (The Donner Institute, 28.06.2024)
      Review of Sylvia Sauter & Willmar Sauter: Teater på jiddisch – i Sverige och i världen. Stockholm: Gidlunds förlag, 2023.
    • Textualising an Oral Epic – Mission Completed 

      Harvilahti, Lauri (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2014)
      In this article the author briefly examines three cases that represent Lauri Honko’s views on the textualisation of oral epics. Furthermore, these examples offer an insight into the concept of the paradigm, which was a key ...
    • The 'Beauty Fallacy' Religion, science and the aesthetics of knowledge 

      Borrelli, Arianna; Grieser, Alexandra (The Donner Institute, 04.12.2017)
      The relationship between science and religion has been, and still is, the subject of much discussion, both among scholars of religion and among historians and philosophers of science. Despite the cultural and historical ...
    • The 'Temple of Non-Being' at Tsitsernakaberd and remembrance of the Armenian genocide: an interpretation 

      Seppälä, Serafim (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      This paper discusses and analyses the memor­ial complex of Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan as an architectural and symbolic entity in relation to Armenian national identity in the aftermath of the Armenian genocide of 1915. How ...
    • The aesthetic turn 

      Taylor, Mark C. (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      This paper considers alternative styles of philosophy, based on art or science, through an investigation of Rudolf Carnap and Martin Heidegger. Carnap’s criticism of Heidegger’s account of das Nichts is analysed in relation ...
    • The aesthetic turn: exploring the religious dimensions of digital technology 

      Åhman, Henrik (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      The arena for developing digital technology has undergone an aesthetic turn, broadening the focus from a functionalist approach producing centralized systems in the 1970s and 1980s to an increased awareness of the aesthetic ...
    • The aesthetics and ethics of performative Holocaust memory in Poland 

      Popescu, Diana Isidora (the Donner Institute, 03.06.2017)
      This article addresses the performative dimension of the post-1989 Polish memorial culture of the Holocaust, characterised by a collaborative and audience-participatory model of remembering the Jewish victims. In this model ...
    • 'The apocalyptic battle' 

      Karcher, Nicola; Simonsen, Kjetil Braut (The Donner Institute, 28.06.2024)
      Conspiracist antisemitism was an integral part of national-socialist propaganda in Norway between 1940 and 1945. An imaginary entity called ‘International Jewry’ was represented as the sinister force behind phenomena such ...
    • The appropriation of mindfulness in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland 

      Moberg, Marcus; Ramstedt, Tommy (The Donner Institute, 18.12.2023)
      Mindfulness has gained increasing popularity across Western societies over the past couple of decades, although mainly in forms that have been stripped of all religious content. During this period, the practice has also ...
    • The biography of a book: the Turku copy of the 1613 Mercator-Hondius Atlas 

      Van Impe, Steven; Varila, Mari-Liisa (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      In this article we look at the printing and publishing history of the 1613 edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas. Our main focus is on the editions published by the Hondius family in the early seventeenth century. We take ...
    • The black bar mitzvah 

      Ackfeldt, Anders; Magnusson, Erik (The Donner Institute, 27.06.2022)
      References to Jews and to matters included in Jewish discourse are commonplace in US popular culture in general and in US-produced hip-hop lyrics in particular. This article deals with the latter, and aims to analyse how ...
    • The Catholic Church, Jews, the Shoah and the State of Israel. Interpretations and responses 

      Havel, Boris (The Donner Institute, 12.12.2023)
      Judaism and Christianity are religions whose theological epistemology is based on revelation. The primary source of revelation is Holy Scripture. However, history has also been recognised as a source of revelation, ...
    • The change in the researcher’s position in the study of shamanism 

      Kouri, Jaana; Hytönen-Ng, Elina (The Donner Institute, 01.03.2022)
      Since the 1960s, shamanism has become one of the landmarks for a new way of life and a more respectful relationship of humans with nature in the Western world. Both researchers and practitioners regard the foundation of ...
    • The creation of beauty by its destruction: the idoloclastic aesthetic in modern and contemporary Jewish art 

      Raphael, Melissa Rachel (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      Contemporary commentators are well aware that the Jewish tradition is not an aniconic one. Far from suppressing art, the Second Commandment produces it. And not just abstract art; it also uses halakhically mandated ...
    • The critics of false culture: On the Finnish reception of the Enlightenment 

      Rantala, Heli (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2011)
      Heli Rantala’s contribution discusses the heritage of the Enlightenment from the perspective of Finnish nineteenth century cultural discourse. She argues that the Finnish reception of the Enlightenment had a negative tone. ...
    • The disappearing human–machine divide 

      Warwick, Kevin (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2013)
      In this article a look is taken at some of the different ways in which the human–machine divide is rapidly disappearing. In each case the technical basis is described and then some of the implications are also considered. ...
    • 'The double helix proves the existence of God': art and science in dialogue with Salvador Dali's religious imagination 

      Smith, Alan (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2016)
      The later artistic work of Salvador Dali demonstrates a dialogue involving new developments in science in the 1940s and 1950s as metaphysical clues to inform his religious imagination and inspire a new era in Dali’s art: ...
    • The early history of religion (dis)proving its truth 

      Seppälä, Serafim (The Donner Institute, 01.12.2018)
      The first Church father writing in Arabic, Theodore Abu Qurrah, and the first Muslim author to compose a systematic refutation of Christianity, ʿAbd al-Jabbar, both apply the historical argument in order to prove or refute ...
    • The Enlightenment: A century on its way to multiculturalism 

      Luoma, Virpi (The Donner Institute, Åbo Akademi, 2011)
      This essay brings out the cultural encounters which characterise the Enlightenment and the contemporary situation. The Enlightenment was an era when cultural encounters were on the rise, but it was also a time when racist ...