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Church History/Church Historiography
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I. Concept, Presuppositions – II. Development – III. Middle Eastern Church History and Historiography – IV. Religious Education

I. Concept, Presuppositions

1. Concept

The concept of church history has not yet been studied sufficiently, but it is already clear that since antiquity extraordinarily different conceptions of Christian historiography have been in simultaneous competiti…

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Markschies, Christoph, Plümacher, Eckhard, Brennecke, Hanns Christof, Beutel, Albrecht, Koschorke, Klaus, Gerö, Stephen and Ohlemacher, Jörg, “Church History/Church Historiography”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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