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- Adolf Jensen was a German pianist, composer and music teacher, and was the brother of Gustav Jensen who was a violinist and composer.
- Adolf Jensen war Professor für Methodik und Didaktik, deutscher Politiker, Reformpädagoge und Mitglied des Niedersächsischen Landtages. Inhaber des Bundesverdienstkreuzes 1. Klasse.
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by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis
The poetry ofThomas Moore has been set by Duparc, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Paul Hindemith, Adolf Jensen, Halfdan Kjerulf, ...
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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