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Ihmels, Ludwig
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(Jun 29, 1858, Middels, East Frisia – Oct 7, 1933, Leipzig). After studies at various universities from 1878 to 1881, Ihmels became a pastor in 1883. In 1884 he was appointed director of studies at the seminary in Loccum. In 1898 he became professor of systematic theology in Erlangen (Erlangen School); in 1902 he was called to Leipzig. Appointed as the first bishop of the regional church in Saxony, he became active in the ecumenical movement. Ihmels was an enormously effective preacher; there are many collections of his sermons. His scholarly work, like …

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Slenczka, Notger, “Ihmels, Ludwig”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10282>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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