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Systematic Theology

Systematic theology is divided into dogmatics, philosophy of religion, history of theology, and ethics. Dogmatics includes the self-understanding of faith about its origin and structure, its contents, and its message. The philosophy of religion reflects the position of faith in relation to the phenomenon of religion, the relationship between religion and science, and the significance of religion in everyday life. The history of theology shows and discusses the identity of Christianity in the historical diversity of its modes of representation. Ethics deals with scientific perception and responsible control of actions associated with faith; this aspect is specifically differentiated in Marburg into the discipline of Social Ethics.