Ritschl

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Dr. King outlines Albrecht Ritschl's views on the church, theology and philosophy.

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Ritschl
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[Page 1] [Inserted Text: Ritschl] He affirms that the church from the beginning, under the influence of Greek philosophy, made the mistake of converting the simple utterences [utterances] of faith into metaphysical dogmas. This [MS: illegible] [MS: illegible] of theology and philosophy has contained to the present day. Ritschlian theology met the positive spirit of the age by professing to [Page 2] derive everything from historical Revelation in Christ, and by cutting off all transcendental. It harmonized with the social tendency of the time in giving prominence to the practical and ethical ideal of the kingdom of God.
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