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1. Drinking, like eating, belongs to the elementary processes that maintain the human body biologically. At the same time, however, its religious, social, and cultural implications far transcend these natural functions. The twin relationshi…

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Schmoll, Friedemann, “Drinking/Drink”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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