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Christian Model of the Family

1. a) The traditional model of the family is in the process of dissolution. The churches, and religious traditions, were once transmitted through the celebration of the feasts of the course of life; both are now crumbling away. The family model of European history of religion, however, is no…

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Tepper, Leo, “Family/Kinship/Genealogy”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 18 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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