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Bultmann, Rudolf
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(Aug 20, 1884, Wiefelstede, Oldenburg – Jul 30, 1976, Marburg).


Bultmann earned his doctorate in 1910 with a study of Paul's rhetoric (Der Stil der paulinischen Predigt und die kynisch-stoische Diatribe, repr. 1984); he qualified as professor in 1912 with a thesis on Die Exegese des Theodor von Mopsuestia (unpublished until 1984). In 1916, he became associate professor of NT at Breslau and in 1920 professor at Giessen, moving to Marburg in 1921. His major work on form criticism (Die Geschichte der synoptischen Tradition) appeare…

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Lindemann, Andreas, “Bultmann, Rudolf”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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