Rade, Martin
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[German Version]

(Apr 4, 1857, Rennersdorf, Oberlausitz – Apr 8, 1940, Frankfurt am Main), theologian, publicist, and politician, representing liberal-social Protestantism. After attending school in Zittau, Rade studied in Leipzig, where he found a teacher and lifelong friend inA. v. Harnack, then a Privatdozent. In 1881 he gained his doctorate with a dissertation on Pope Damasus, in 1882 he became minister in Schönbach, and in 1889 he married Dora Naumann, sister of F. Naumann. Rade was the author of a popular biography of Luther that a…

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Schwöbel, Christoph, “Rade, Martin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 May 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024791>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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