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Knowledge, Science, Research

1. ‘Science’ (from Lat., scientia ‘knowledge’; cf. German Wissenschaft, Dutch wetenschap, etc.) is a form of → knowledge, distinguished from everyda…

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Oexle, Otto Gerhard, “Science”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 17 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223

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