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Revolution
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“Revolution” refers to basic upheaval, radical break, profound change, and new beginning. We must differentiate between a narrower and a broader use. “Revolution” might signify a rapid overthrow by force, a revolt after the manner of civil war, the overturning of social, economic, and political relations. Or it might denote a longer process of structural change or development as in the case o…

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Jaeggi, Urs and Jaeggi, Rahel, “Revolution”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_R.69>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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