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A Literary Criticism of Penitential Prayers and Offerings

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Code Science Field Subfield
6.11.00  Humanities  Theology   

Code Science Field
H002  Humanities  Theology 
H170  Humanities  Bible 
Keywords
conversion, penitence, responsibility, reconciliation, pardon, offering, freedom, communion, harmony
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Researchers (6)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  19607  PhD Štefan Alojzij Ferenčak  Musicology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  111 
2.  18871  PhD Slavko Krajnc  Theology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  441 
3.  19608  PhD Maksimilijan Matjaž  Theology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  636 
4.  13018  PhD Julka Nežič  Culturology  Researcher  2002 - 2004  240 
5.  13886  PhD Marijan Peklaj  Linguistics  Researcher  2002 - 2004  267 
6.  13885  PhD Terezija Večko  Theology  Head  2002 - 2004  452 
Organisations (1)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0170  University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Theology  Ljubljana  1627112  12,074 
Abstract
In the history of religions penitence is a general and spontaneous reaction of individual and community at different disasters, as well as an ordinary form of religious practice at appointed times. The Holy Scripture often speaks about it and warns that at penitence the inner attitude of conversion is more important than a mere rite. This attitude comprises awareness of having acted wrongly, therefore it is necessary to return to the right way (hebr. šub, greek metanoia). This recognition and decision express itself in the rites that comprise penitential texts, gests or actions, and offerings. The aim of the project is the literary criticism of the penitential prayers and offering in the Old Testament and chosen texts in the New Testament as well as in the today liturgy, that is through the New Testament connected with the Old testamentary liturgy.
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