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Där var och en är älskad för sin egen skull : En undersökning av deltagandet i Svenska kyrkans barnverksamhet

Fast, Ida LU (2012) RHIK20 20121
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
In Sweden today, the participation in children’s activities of the Church of Sweden is increasing, also in relation to the size of the age groups. The number of members in the Church of Sweden is decreasing, as well as participation in baptism and confirmation. Considering these facts the main question of this studie is: Why choose children’s activities arranged by the Church of Sweden today? With a case study, using observations, interviews and a survey in a small parish on the country-side in the northeastern Skåne, several reasons for participation are found. One of the main factors is the new environment where the children can spend time with other children and adults then they usually do in school and preschool. The smaller size of... (More)
In Sweden today, the participation in children’s activities of the Church of Sweden is increasing, also in relation to the size of the age groups. The number of members in the Church of Sweden is decreasing, as well as participation in baptism and confirmation. Considering these facts the main question of this studie is: Why choose children’s activities arranged by the Church of Sweden today? With a case study, using observations, interviews and a survey in a small parish on the country-side in the northeastern Skåne, several reasons for participation are found. One of the main factors is the new environment where the children can spend time with other children and adults then they usually do in school and preschool. The smaller size of the activity group gives the children more room for individual attention and development. The activities in the parish are based on creativity which is another important reason for the participants, as well as the Christian aspect. (Less)
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Fast, Ida LU
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RHIK20 20121
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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Church of Sweden, Children’s activities, Rational Choice Theory, Secularization
language
Swedish
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2629145
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2014-03-12 13:39:40
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  abstract     = {In Sweden today, the participation in children’s activities of the Church of Sweden is increasing, also in relation to the size of the age groups. The number of members in the Church of Sweden is decreasing, as well as participation in baptism and confirmation. Considering these facts the main question of this studie is: Why choose children’s activities arranged by the Church of Sweden today? With a case study, using observations, interviews and a survey in a small parish on the country-side in the northeastern Skåne, several reasons for participation are found. One of the main factors is the new environment where the children can spend time with other children and adults then they usually do in school and preschool. The smaller size of the activity group gives the children more room for individual attention and development. The activities in the parish are based on creativity which is another important reason for the participants, as well as the Christian aspect.},
  author       = {Fast, Ida},
  keyword      = {Church of Sweden,Children’s activities,Rational Choice Theory,Secularization},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Där var och en är älskad för sin egen skull : En undersökning av deltagandet i Svenska kyrkans barnverksamhet},
  year         = {2012},
}