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Ebrard, Johannes Heinrich August
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(Jan 18, 1818, Erlangen – Jul 23, 1888, Erlangen). The son of the French-Reformed pastor of the Huguenot colony, Ebrard became a committed proponent of the Erlangen School in its reformed modification. After a brief period as lecturer in Erlangen, his book Wissenschaftliche Kritik der evangelischen Geschichte in response to D.F.Strauß's Life of Jesus brought him a call to Zürich as associate professor, whence he returned to Erlangen in 1847 as professor of Reformed theology. In 1853, he was named consistorial adviser and chief preac…

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Bonkhoff, Bernhard H., “Ebrard, Johannes Heinrich August”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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