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Adolf Jensen

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  1. Adolf Jensen was a German pianist, composer and music teacher, and was the brother of Gustav Jensen who was a violinist and composer.
    • also known as Йенсен, Адольф
    • born on (178 years ago) in Königsberg
    • died on (136 years ago) in Baden-Baden
  2. Adolf Jensen war Professor für Methodik und Didaktik, deutscher Politiker, Reformpädagoge und Mitglied des Niedersächsischen Landtages. Inhaber des Bundesverdienstkreuzes 1. Klasse.
    • born on (137 years ago) in Quarnbek
    • nationality: Germany
    • died on (50 years ago) in Aurich
    • written works: "Myth and cult among primitive peoples", "Beschneidung und reifezeremonien bei Naturvölkern"

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Google previewResearching the Song:A Lexicon (2005)

by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis

The poetry ofThomas Moore has been set by Duparc, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Paul Hindemith, Adolf Jensen, Halfdan Kjerulf, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of World Religions (2008)

by Robert S. Ellwood, Gregory D. Alles

Adolf Jensen, an anthropologist, once suggested that sacrifice originally reenacted events that certain myths ascribed to the beginning of the world. Walter Burkert, a scholar of Greek religions, derived sacrifice from the need to cope with the anxiety that comes from killing animals. Rene Girard has argued that sacrifice was a way to deflect violence that threatened to destroy society from within; sacrifice directs that violence onto the sacrificial victim instead. In a much different vein, some ...

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