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Frohschammer, Jakob
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(Jan 6, 1821, Illkofen – Jun 14, 1893, Bad Kreuth) studied Catholic theology at Munich, became Privatdozent there in 1850, associate professor in 1854, and professor of philosophy in the philosophy faculty in 1855. Frohschammer worked towards the reconciliation of Christianity and modern science. In 1857, at the instigation of J. Kleutgen, Rome placed his “generatian,” intended to combine the doctrine of creation with the theory of evolution, on the Index. From then on, Frohschammer increasingly took the front lines against the pr…

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Unterburger, Klaus, “Frohschammer, Jakob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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