Religion Past and Present

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I. History of Literature (Early Church) – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. Fundamental Theology – IV. Dogmatics – V. Ethics – VI. Ecumenism – VII. Dialogue and Mission

I. History of Literature (Early Church)

Dialogue, as a philosophical disputation with the objective of vanquishing the opponent at all costs, originated with the Sophists (Sophistic School); as a literary form, Plato's p…

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Pollmann, Karla, D'Costa, Gavin, Vroom, Hendrik M., Lange, Dietz, Neuner, Peter and Küster, Volker, “Dialogue”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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