Examination of repentance from the perspective of religious studies must confront the problem that the term itself has no culturally neutral meaning. Many of the phenomena in other religions that Christians tend to call repentance appear in a different light when viewed in the context of different anthropological presuppositions, ¶ so that due weight must be given to the religious anthropology in question. Generally spea…
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Bayer, Oswald et al.,
Religion Past and Present.
Consulted online on 19 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02591>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013