Religion Past and Present

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I. Dogmatics – II. Ethics

I. Dogmatics

In the context of an ontology of substance, the “equality” of several things means that they possess the same (relevant) characteristics, so that they resemble or agree with one another. Equal things can thus have identical characteristics without being numerically identical. In the context of a relational ontology, equality means that things have the same functions for something else or have the same relations t…

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van den Broom, Luco J. and Anzenbacher, Arno, “Equality”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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