Ritschlian

Ritschlianism, n.
/rich"lee euhn/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to the theology of Albrecht Ritschl (1822-89), who developed a liberal Christian theology and maintained that religious faith is based on value judgments.
n.
2. a supporter of Ritschlian theology.
[1890-95; Ritschl + -IAN]

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