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César, August
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(Jul 21, 1863, Apolda – Dec 4, 1959, Jena). In 1888, César became parish curate and in 1890, pastor in Wiesenthal/Rhön. He was a member of the Weimar Regional Synod and of the Freunde der Christliche Welt (Friends of the Christian World) In 1906, he was elected pastor by the Reinoldi congregation in Dortmund. Following objections by a number of parishioners, the Westphalian Consistory invited him to take part in a colloquium (W. Zoellner). César's criticism of the Apostles' Creed (Apostolicum) resulted in the non-confirmation of his election. The congregatio…

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Dunkel, Daniela, “César, August”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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