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Denzinger, Heinrich Joseph Dominikus
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(Oct 10, 1819, Liège – Jun 19, 1883, Würzburg) studied philosophy and theology in Würzburg and Rome (at the Collegium Germanicum), where he was appointed adjunct professor of New Testament exegesis in 1848 and professor of dogmatics in 1854. In his works, and especially in his Enchiridion symbolorum et definitionum quae de rebus fidei et morum a conciliis oecumenicis et summis pontificibus emanaverunt (1854), Denzinger sought to bind dogmatics more firmly to tradition and to the papal magisterium (Neoscholasticism). Later editors substantially expanded the …

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Hünermann, Peter, “Denzinger, Heinrich Joseph Dominikus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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