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Memory
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I. Religious Studies – II. Bible – III. Philosophy

I. Religious Studies

Memory, in the present context, is the ability to store motor skills, experiences, and learned materialover longer periods; remembrance on the other hand has to do with the use of memory. Individual memory is already socially conditioned (through language, socialization, cultural setting) and thus has a communicative character. Institutionalization (e.g. feasts, school) and objectivization (e.g. rites [Rit…

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Assmann, Jan, Schröter, Jens and Figal, Günter, “Memory”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08193>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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