Religion Past and Present

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I. Terminology – II.#x2002;Ancient Near East and Old Testament – III.#x2002;Greco-Roman Antiquity – IV. Judaism – V. Christianity – VI. History of Modern Science

I. Terminology

Cosmology is a specific culture's orientation in space and time as conceived in words, images, and rituals. The orientation combines signs that can be perceived with signs that are set. Only in th…

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Auffarth, Christoph, Hülser, Karlheinz, Herrmann, Klaus, Mühling-Schlapkohl, Markus and Stoeger, William R., “Cosmology”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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