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Hatred
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I. Bible and Dogmatics – II. Psychology and Ethics

I. Bible and Dogmatics

Because hatred, as opposed to spontaneous and short-lived affects such as anger and wrath, refers to a long-term attitude (I. Kant; cf. II below) which grips a person entirely, the biblical antithesis of hatred and love can denote a comprehensive alternative of extremes in which human beings find themselves. The biblical texts speak of love and hatred in the context of situations that make n…

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Schoberth, Wolfgang and Winkler, Klaus, “Hatred”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_09362>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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