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Evil
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I. History of Religions – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Philosophy of Religion – V. Dogmatics – VI. Ethics – VII. Judaism

I. History of Religions

From the standpoint of the study of religion, evil – which is offensive, threatens order and existence, and is therefore feared and avoided – is an aspect of hidden power that is uncontrollable and unfathomable, to which…

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Keller, Carl-A., Miller, Patrick D., Frankemölle, Hubert, Axt-Piscalar, Christine, Jüngel, Eberhard, Bader, Günter and Dan, Joseph, “Evil”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02270>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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