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Honor
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I. Religious Studies – II. Systematic Theology

I. Religious Studies

Honor, a dignity accorded all human beings, has profound sociocultural and religious significance. It constitutes the recognition of personal or group integrity and is expressed not quantitatively but qualitatively. Ambition, vanity, and pride are attitudes that can disrupt the relationship of individuals to their honor. In social and religious groups, the honor code pla…

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dos Santos-Stubbe, Chirly and Honecker, Martin, “Honor”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_04082>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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