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I. Old Testament – II. New Testament – III. Church History – IV. Dogmatics – V. Liturgy – VI. Practical Theology – VII. Law and Legal History – VIII. Judaism

I. Old Testament

The search, mainly from a Protestant perspective, for antecedents of ordination in the Old Testament does not seem very promising, since no direct equivalent to Christian ordination as public commissioning of office-bearers by the c…

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Hartenstein, Friedhelm, Sänger, Dieter, Peters, Christian, Brandt, Reinhard, Meßner, Reinhard, Bürki, Bruno, Germann, Michael, Hezser, Catherine and Mutius, Hans-Georg v., “Ordination”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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