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2013 | 46 | 4 | 317–326
Article title

Szacunek, cześć, kult. Biblia i protestanci

Authors
Content
Title variants
EN
Respect, Veneration, Worship. Th e Bible and Protestants
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Abstracts
EN
This article discusses the Bible and its place in Protestants’ daily lives. The study was made within the anthropology of things or anthropology of objects, a type of refl ection focusing on analysis of the behaviours associated with objects. It is assumed that such a study reveals the non-discursive (occurring outside of verbal declarations) beliefs related to a given thing, in this case the Bible. For Protestants it is the Word of God, a material record of the voice of God Himself, directed to the faithful and setting rules to live by. Although, as Max Weber said, Protestantism in the history of European culture means the “disenchantment” of religious attitudes, the examples cited in the article demonstrate the lively presence the remnants of archaic religious attitudes retain in the popular mentality. A declarative respect for the book sometimes conceals belief in its sanctity
Year
Volume
46
Issue
4
Pages
317–326
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Dates
published
2014-04-11
Contributors
  • AGH University of Science and Technology
References
Document Type
Publication order reference
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.ojs-issn-2084-4077-year-2013-volume-46-issue-4-article-3496
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