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I. Religious Studies – II. History of Scholarship – III. Ancient Near East – IV. Old Testament and Early Judaism – V. New Testament – VI. Philosophy of Religion – VII. Christianity – VIII. Liturgical Practice – IX. Ethics

I. Religious Studies

1. Concept

The word “cult” comes from Lat. cultus. Cicero (De senectute 56) uses the phrase cu…

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Baudy, Dorothea, Xella, Paolo, Ego, Beate, Niebuhr, Karl-Wilhelm, Lehmkühler, Karsten, Mitchell, Nathan D. and Stroh, Ralf, “Cult/Worship”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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