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Communications
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I. Theory – II. Ethics – III. Practical Theology

I. Theory

“Communications” in the broadest sense encompasses the interdisciplinary study of communication in biological, technological, and social systems, insofar as it manifests itself as a purposeful exchange of information through a system of signs. The subject of study is ultimately the communication process as a whole, including both its mutually interacting components (communicator, medium, recipient)…

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Evers, Dirk, Geissner, Hellmut K. and Fechtner, Kristian, “Communications”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_12020>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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