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Erlangen School
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I. Erlangen School (Theology) – II. Erlangen School (Philosophy)

I. Erlangen School (Theology)

1. History

From the founding of the University of Erlangen (Erlangen, University of), the members of the theological faculty have been bound to the confessional statements of Lutheranism; a Lutheran Enlightenment theology largely dictated by Jena and Göttingen was predominant until the 1830s. The “Erlangen School [of theology]” stands for a Lutheran theology that or…

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Brennecke, Hanns Christof, Assel, Heinrich, Brandt, Hermann and Mittelstraß, Jürgen, “Erlangen School”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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