Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Schism / Schismogenesis
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Abstract: The word “schism” derives from the Greek skhisma, meaning division. Schismogenesis is a term used when discussing the origin or crea…

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Joëlle Rollo-Koster, “Schism / Schismogenesis”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000466>
First published online: 2016

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