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I. The Cross in Non-Christian Religions – II. Crucifixion in Antiquity – III. The Crucifixion of Christ – IV. Church History – V. Dogmatic Theology – VI. The Cross in Modern Art

I. The Cross in Non-Christian Religions

From prehistoric times to the present, various forms of the cross have appeared in many non-Christian cultures and religions, used both as a religious symbol and as an…

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Sundermeier, Theo, Taeger, Jens-Wilhelm, Köpf, Ulrich, Slenczka, Notger and Stock, Alex, “Cross/Crucifixion”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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