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Dogmatics
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1. Concept

Protestant theology, unlike Roman Catholic theology, has not developed any clear-cut concept of dogma and hence has not achieved any precise definition of dogmatics. Instead, many different accents exist. At the same time, some basic lines of understanding have emerged from the various practices of dogmatics. According to the assumptions and conditions of modern c…

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Fischer, Hermann, “Dogmatics”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 08 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_D395>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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