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Harvard Theological Studies 58

Beyond Essence

Ernst Troeltsch as Historian and Theorist of Christianity

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$28.00 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674019195

Publication Date: 11/30/2008


  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations and Short Titles
  • A Note on Translations
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Essence of Christianity and Modern Historical Thinking
  • 2. Christian Origins and the Identity of Christianity
  • 3. Charting Continuity and Change: Troeltsch’s Conception on Historical Development in the Social Thinkings
  • 4. Assessing the Social Possibilities of Christianity: Troeltsch’s Use of the Ideal Types
  • 5. From Essence to Synthesis
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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