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Hospitality
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I. History of Religion – II. Ancient Near East – III. Greco-Roman Antiquity – IV. Old Testament – V. New Testament – VI. Church History – VII. Judaism – VIII. Islam

I. History of Religion

“Hospitality” refers to the customs that regulate the temporary admittance of a stranger to a particular group. This aspect can be well illustrated, for instance, with the Greek term for hospitality, ϕιλοξε…

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Pezzoli-Olgiati, Daria, Wilson, Walter T., Dell, Katharine, Koenig, John, Leppin, Volker, Veltri, Giuseppe and Berger, Lutz, “Hospitality”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08128>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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