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Challenges to Faith
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[German Version]

I. Dogmatics – II. Practical Theology

I. Dogmatics

A legal challenge involves retroactive nullification of a declared intent by means of a later declaration. Religious and theological usage preserves something of this sense, since a challenge to faith fundamentally challenges the word given in God's name (Exod 3), God's promise that establishes his presence, God's own nature as promise (Exod 20:2). Does God keep his promise? Can he keep it? Does h…

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Bayer, Oswald and Schröer, Henning, “Challenges to Faith”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_00707>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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