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Confession (of Faith)
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[German Version]

I. History of Religions – II. Bible – III. Church History – IV. Systematics – V. Practical Theology – VI. Law – VII. Judaism – VIII. Islam

I. History of Religions

The term confession refers to various phenomena, including the confession of faith and of sin. A confession of faith can be understood as an officially sanctioned, formulaic summary of the central doctrines of a religious or …

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Bochinger, Christoph, Kreuzer, Siegfried, Reumann, John, Staats, Reinhart, Holze, Heinrich, Ohst, Martin, zur Mühlen, Karl-Heinz, Link, Hans-Georg, Härle, Wilfied, Schröer, Henning et al., “Confession (of Faith)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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