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.
- Ritsch·li·an·ism, noun
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How to use Ritschlian in a sentence
The Ritschlian movement has engaged a generation of more or less notable thinkers in the period since Ritschl's death.
Pragmatism may be described as the secularising of the Ritschlian system of theological thought.Humours of Irish Life | Various
The central position of the pragmatist philosophy and the Ritschlian theology is that truth and usefulness are identical.Humours of Irish Life | Various
It will be long until we shall cease to reckon with a Ritschlian influence.
It is long since one could properly speak of a Ritschlian school.