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I. Social History, Sociology, Social Ethics – II. Practical Theology

I. Social History, Sociology, Social Ethics

The concept of home (or home country, Ger. Heimat) stirs ambivalent emotions: Heimat stands for the longing for security and rest, but, misused as propaganda, also for ideological resistance to the new and the foreign. In contrast to the customary connotation of connections to origins and the imprint of tradition (cf. Education/Formation: II), E. Bloch understands …

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Schoberth, Ingrid and Daiber, Karl-Fritz, “Home”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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