Religion Past and Present

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I.  History of Religion – II.  Biography and Religion – III.  Autobiography and Religion – IV.  Practical Theology and Education

I. History of Religion

The term biography denotes the life history of an individual, both in regard to its external course and in regard to spiritual and mental development. In a narrower sense biography is the narrative, whether oral or written, of curricula vitae. It is not always possible t…

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Jödicke, Ansgar, Barbour, John D. and Schweitzer, Friedrich, “Biography”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 August 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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