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Krüger, Gustav
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(Jun 29, 1862, Bremen – Mar 13, 1940, Gießen), Protestant church historian. He studied in history, philosophy, and theology in Heidelberg, Jena, Gießen, and Göttingen. He was awarded a Dr.theol. in Jena (1884) and a Lic.theol. in Gießen (1886), where he became associate professor for church history in 1889 and full professor in 1891. Deeply rooted in the education-oriented cultural Protestantism of the prewar period, the “social aristocrat” Krüger edited the Handbuch der Kirchengeschichte für Studierende (1909–1912, 21923–1932), and the Theologischer Jahresbe…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Krüger, Gustav”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12367>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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