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Hromádka, Josef Lukl
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(Jun 8, 1889, Hodslavice – Dec 26, 1969, Prague). Hromádka studied Protestant theology in Vienna, Basel, Heidelberg, and Aberdeen, then studied philosophy in Prague. Theologically he was influenced by the Brethren legacy of the Reformation and by the philosopher Emanuel Rádl, then also by prophetic theologies (B.Duhm) and by the social-ethical analyses of E. Troeltsch. In debate with his philosophy teacher Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Hromádka developed a “theology of revelation” after World War I quite independent of K. Barth and P. Tillich; his position was ch…

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Stöhr, Martin, “Hromádka, Josef Lukl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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