Entreebillet
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It was the “Taufzettel” (baptismal certificate) that Heinrich Heine called the “Entre Billet zur Europäischen Kultur” (entrance ticket into European Culture) [4. 10, 313]. This dismissive comment is enough to suggest that for him, Protestant baptism was exclusively a formal act, w…

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Witte, Bernd, “Entreebillet”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0205>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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