Definition of Ritschlian in English:

Ritschlian

adjective

  • Of or relating to Ritschl or his theology; specifically characterized by a rejection of metaphysics in favour of practical moral or value judgements.

noun

  • A follower of Ritschl or his theology.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Andover Review. From the name of Albrecht Ritschl, German Protestant theologian + -ian. In use as adjective probably after German ritschlianisch. In use as noun after German Ritschlianer.

Pronunciation

Ritschlian

/ˈrɪtʃlɪən/