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First attested in the writings of R. Pannwitz (Die Krisis der europäischen Kultur, 1917), the concept of postmodernism spans a wide spectrum of heterogeneous meanings, the extremes of which are marked, on the one hand, by the notion of a new age that is meant to follow upon the end of modernity, and on the other hand by conce…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, Ward, Graham, Grözinger, Albrecht and Renftle, Barbara, “Postmodernism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 August 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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