Limit situation

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A limit situation (German: Grenzsituation) is any of certain situations in which a human being is said to have differing experiences from those arising from ordinary situations.[1]

The concept was developed by Karl Jaspers.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Richardson and Bowden (1993), p334


  • Richardson A. & Bowden J. (1993) The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology London; Westminster John Knox Press