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Everyday Life
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1. Usage

1.1. In common usage “everyday life” denotes the reality that recurs each day and that everyone experiences. It is that which in individual activity and lifestyle belongs to the daily rhythm and is repeated year by year. It applies to the people, things, institutions, and environment that we accept mechanically and instinctively, that we take for granted, that are familiar, that we treat as routine.…

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Fahlbusch, Erwin and Bukow, Wolf-Dietrich, “Everyday Life”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 21 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_E587>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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