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Heinrici, Carl Friedrich Georg
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(Mar 14, 1844, Karklė (Ger. Karkeln), Lithuania – Sep 29, 1915, Leipzig). Heinrici became Privatdozent in Berlin in 1871, adjunct professor, then full professor of New Testament (partly also for Christian archaeology) at Marburg (1873, and 1874 respectively) and in 1892 at Leipzig. Heinrici methodically established the religious and social relationship between the Greco-Hellenistic world and primitive Christianity, which did not succumb to syncretistic assimilation. He identified Hellenistic a…

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Merk, Otto, “Heinrici, Carl Friedrich Georg”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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