Ritschlian

adjective
Ritsch·​li·​an | \ ˈrichlēən \

Definition of Ritschlian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or in accordance with the theological principles of Ritschl who rejected the metaphysical development of theology emphasizing its ethical-social content and held that religious judgments are judgments of value and that Christian theology should rest mainly on an appreciation of the inner life of Christ

Ritschlian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Ritschlian (Entry 2 of 2)

: an advocate of Ritschlian views

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History and Etymology for Ritschlian

Adjective

Albrecht Ritschl †1889 German theologian + English -ian

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“Ritschlian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ritschlian. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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