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Incarnation
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I. Religious Studies – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. History of Dogma and Dogmatics

I. Religious Studies

Until very recently, the use of the term incarnation in religious studies was borrowed from ideas current in Christianity. From the perspective of systematics, incarnation or “enfleshment” goes hand in hand with a body and soul polarity, implying a particular conceptualization of the relationship between God and the world as well as wit…

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Burger, Maya and Gunton, Colin, “Incarnation”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_10415>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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