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Contextuality
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I. Fundamental Theology – II. Ethics and Practical Theology

I. Fundamental Theology

“Contextuality” denotes a set of circumstances that became a theological issue in the wake of contextual theology, though it is of fundamental relevance to any theology. The concept arose from the fact that Christian theology is not only shaped by the biblical text but also by its own distinct context. This context, furthermore, does not simply consist …

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Feldtkeller, Andreas and Miege, Frank, “Contextuality”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_12147>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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