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Emancipation
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I. Terminology – II. Emancipation as a Socio-historical Process – III. The Significance of Emancipation in Judaism – IV. Emancipation of Women – V. Practical Theology and Education Theory

I. Terminology

The etymological meaning of emancipate is “to deliver from mancipium”; in Roman law, mancipium meant the solemn act of taking ownership through …

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Schieder, Rolf, Meyer, Michael A. and Lienemann-Perrin, Christine, “Emancipation”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_04284>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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