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Agriculture and Stock-farming
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I. History of Religion – II. Palestine – III. In Literature

I. History of Religion

1. The forms of economy consisting of agriculture and stock-farming do not influence the formation of systems of religious symbols in such a way as to constitute a consistent pattern for specific historical religions. Nonetheless, systems of religious symbols in all societies not structured according to functional categories (thus, in all except modern …

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Stolz, Fritz and Hopkins, David C., “Agriculture and Stock-farming”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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