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Decalogue
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I. Old Testament – II. Judaism – III. New Testament – IV. Church History – V. Dogmatics and Ethics – VI. Practical Theology

I. Old Testament

The designation Decalogue (“ten words”) for the series of ten commandments derives from the Greek translation of the Hebrew ʾaśeret haddebārîm (δεκάλογος “ten words”). It is employed in late deuteronomic theory in Deut 10:4 for the Decalogue, in Deut 5:6–21 and by th…

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Otto, Eckart, Reeg, Gottfried, Sänger, Dieter, Strohm, Christoph, Andersen, Svend and Schmidt, Günter R., “Decalogue”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03484>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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