I. Religious Studies – II. Church History – III. Philosophy of Religion – IV. Practical Theology – V. Missiology
I. Religious Studies
1. Preliminary Considerations.
“Atheism” is a Lati-nized term, current since the end of the 16th century, meaning disbelief in God. It derives from Gk ἄθεός/átheós (alpha privative), literally “without God.” This historical background with its specifically European connotation must be kept i…