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I. Religious Studies

Peace (negatively: absence of fighting and war; positively: security, wellbeing, and harmony) is considered desirable in all traditional religions, although they also have their specific legitimations of war. In archaic religions, peace is primarily related to the community and understood…

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Schmidt-Leukel, Perry, Otto, Eckart, Wengst, Klaus, Strohm, Christoph, Link, Christian, Siller, Hermann Pius, Zenkert, Georg, Avemarie, Friedrich, Wiese, Christian and Reuter, Hans-Richard, “Peace”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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