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(Pectoral theol.). Term derived from the statement of J. A. W. Neander*: “Pectus est, quod facit theologum” (Lat. “the heart makes the theologian”); pectoral theol. emphasized emotion, esp. in opposition to rational supernaturalism and neoorthodoxy; other exponents include J. Lassenius.*

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