Covenant
(1,132 words)

Abstract: The concept of “covenant” (Hebrew berith), originating in the Hebrew Bible and, ultimately, in earlier ancient Near Eastern concepts, entered the Western religious and intellectual tradition via t…

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Joachim Schaper, “Covenant”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 22 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000250>
First published online: 2016



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