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Anthropology
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Theological anthropology is systematic reflection on human nature and destiny ( Human and Civil Rights) in the light of the biblical witness. As a classic theological discipline (Dogmatics), anthropology holds an important place. It does not simply challenge the various anthropological sciences, nor does it necessarily transcend or endorse them. Insofar as these sciences say true things about humanity, theol…

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Ritschl, Dietrich, Schmidt, Werner H., Brandenburger, Egon, Hofmeister, Heimo and Schöfthaler, Traugott, “Anthropology”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 28 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_A339>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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