Religion Past and Present

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I. Religious Studies – II. Church History – III. Philosophy – IV. Fundamental Theology – V. Ethics – VI. Culture, Art, and Religion – VII. Practical Theology

I. Religious Studies

The word “culture” derives from Latin cultura, “tilling of land”; since antiquity it has been used metaphorically for cultura animi, “cultivation of the mind,” and for status culturalis, the desirable ref…

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Laubscher, Matthias Samuel, Moxter, Michael, Recki, Birgit, Haigis, Peter, Herms, Eilert, Krech, Volkhard and Gräb, Wilhelm, “Culture”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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