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Köstlin, Julius
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(May 17, 1826, Stuttgart – May 12, 1902, Halle) studied philosophy and theology in Tübingen from 1844 to 1848, became academic tutor at the Tübingen Stift in 1850 (Tübingen: II), second university preacher and associate professor in Göttingen in 1855, professor of systematic theology in Breslau in 1860, and finally in Halle in 1870, where he held influential church offices. Influenced by L. v. Ranke's historiography, Köstlin was one of the most prominent 19th-century scholars conducting research on Luther and published both a theology of Luther (1863; 21901; repr. 1…

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Kuhn, Thomas K., “Köstlin, Julius”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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