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Covenant
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[German Version]

I. History of Religions – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Judaism – V. Christianity

I. History of Religions

Immediate and comprehensive solidarity appertains only in the most elementary form of human society (in the “family,” which can be variously structured according to culture); all other forms of solidarity are “artificial,” determined by more or less explicit rules; one can subsume this under the ter…

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Stolz, Fritz, Gertz, Jan Christian, Backhaus, Knut, Sanders, E.P., Amir, Yehoyada and Fergusson, David, “Covenant”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02523>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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