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Anthropocentrism
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Abstract: Defined as the taking of humankind, rather than of either God or animals, as the most important element of existence, anthropocentrism has been buttressed by religious concepts, such as those of imago dei and incarnation. T…

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Andrew Linzey and Clair Linzey, “Anthropocentrism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000203>
First published online: 2016



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