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Nissiotis, Nikos
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(May 21, 1924, Athens – Aug 18, 1986, in an automobile accident between Athens and Corinth), modern Greek philosopher of religion. He studied theology, philosophy, and psychology in Athens (1942–1947), Zürich (1948/1949, with E. Brunner and C.G. Jung), Basel (1951/1952, with K. Barth and K. Jaspers), and Leuven (1952/1953); he received his doctorate from Athens in 1956 with a dissertation on existentialism and the Christian faith. From 1956 to 1974 he worked with the Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches (WC…

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Begzos, Marios, “Nissiotis, Nikos”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 April 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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