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Truth
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I. Terminology and Problem

The meaning of the word truth – Greek ἀλήϑεια/alḗtheia, ἀληϑής/alēthḗs; Hebrew אֱמֶת/ʾĕmet; Latin veritas, verus – depends on the context where it appears. The meaning of the word truth in a particular context is not the same thing as the definition of the term truth; it is also not the same thing as the “function or role that can be or is ascribed…

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Jüngel, Eberhard, Koch, Klaus, Landmesser, Christof and Großhans, Hans-Peter, “Truth”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224019>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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