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Blasphemy

(1,288 words)

Author(s): Hans Kippenberg
Abstract: Blasphemy, religious insult, has its primary place in the secular legal system. The article traces its ancient origins, deals with the modern substitute “Incitement to Religious Hatred” imp…

Disenchantment

(1,402 words)

Author(s): Hans Kippenberg
Abstract: The notion of disenchantment  is central to Max Weber’s sociology of religion. In the history of religion the expectation of salvation became independent of external means such as magic, sp…

Apostasy

(1,473 words)

Author(s): Hans Kippenberg
Abstract: The entry addresses abandonment of one’s belief for another in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. While in ancient pagan society people could freely choose the deities they worshipped, Judai…