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I. Terminology – II. Old Testament – III. New Testament – IV. Systematic Theology – V. Practical Theology – VI. Judaism – VII. Islam

I. Terminology

1. Religious Studies

a. As an emic linguistic term, “faith” is found not only in the context of the Christian West (cf. fides, foi, Glaube, etc.), but also in other religious traditions. The Sanskrit term śraddhā (cf. Pāli saddhā; Avestan zrazdā-) seems to represent an Indo-Eur…

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Grünschloß, Andreas, Schulz, Heiko, Kaiser, Otto, Hooker, Morna D., Jüngel, Eberhard, Preul, Reiner, Stemberger, Günter and Nagel, Tilman, “Faith”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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