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n HTS : Theological Studies - Analities-deskriptiewe oorsig van die gebruik van die term sinkretisme : "Die definisie van die probleem en die probleem met die definisie"

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Abstract

<b>An analytic-descriptive overview of the use of the term syncretism : "The definition of the problem and the problem with the definition"</b> <br>Contemplating syncretism entails defining the concept. Definitions of syncretism are many and diverse. This fact does not only suggest a problem with the definition, but also contributes to the perplexity of the issue. Various strategies may be followed to break the impasse: redefining syncretism, abolishing the term or acceptance of a plurality of perspectives. The article aims to illuminate the complexity of syncretism, as well as attempting to reach a useable definition. It proposes a neutral approach and way of defining this complex concept.

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2003-03-01
2016-12-05
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