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I. Religious Studies – II. Old Testament – III. Judaism – IV. New Testament – V. Church History – VI. Dogmatics and Ethics

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Humility is an attitude of conscious abasement (Humiliation) and submission. Some modes of expressing humility, such as postures or gestures, can be traced to biological roots; others are conventional, for example a “humble glance” or foot washing. In…

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Jödicke, Ansgar, Mathys, Hans-Peter, Reeg, Gottfried, Wengst, Klaus, Köpf, Ulrich and Bayer, Oswald, “Humility”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03526>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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