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Baumgarten-Crusius, Ludwig Friedrich Otto
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(Jul 31, 1788, Merseburg – May 31, 1843, Jena) studied classical philology and theology in Leipzig. After completing his habilitation in 1809 in the philosophical faculty there, he became associate professor of theology in 1812 and full professor of theology in 1817 in Jena. Baumgarten's erudition is demonstrated by his numerous articles on ancient philology and church history as well as in his New Testament commentaries, which appeared towards the end of his life and posthumously. Early in life, he proved receptive to the ideas of F.D.E. Schleiermacher; accordingly…

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Markschies, Christoph, “Baumgarten-Crusius, Ludwig Friedrich Otto”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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