[ rich-lee-uh n ]
/ ˈrɪtʃ li ən /


of or relating to the theology of Albrecht Ritschl (1822–89), who developed a liberal Christian theology and maintained that religious faith is based on value judgments.


a supporter of Ritschlian theology.

Origin of Ritschlian

1890–95; Ritschl + -ian

Related forms

Ritsch·li·an·ism, noun
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