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Hauer, Jakob Wilhelm
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(Apr 4, 1881, Ditzingen – Feb 18, 1962, Tübingen), educated in the Basel Mission and, after 1907, a missionary in India. Hauer was shaped by Wurttembergian Pietism, studied Indology and taught as professor of Indology (and general history of religions) in Marburg after 1925 (cooperation with F. Heiler, R. Otto), then in Tübingen beginning in 1927 (Glaube und Blut, 1938). Chancellor of the Köngener Bund from 1920, co-founder (1933), then leader of the Deutsche Glaubensbewegung (German Faith Movement) (1934–1936), and editor of the journal Deutscher Glaube (1933–194…

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Cancik, Hubert, “Hauer, Jakob Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09368>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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