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Kuhn, Johannes Evangelist (von)
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(Feb 20, 1806, Wäschenbeuren – May 8, 1887, Tübingen), Roman Catholic theologian, 1832–1836 professor of exegesis at Gießen, 1837–1882 professor of exegesis (to 1855) and dogmatics at Tübingen. During the Vormärz , Kuhn and K. von Hefele led the Ultramontanist movement (Ultramontanism) against the state church administration in Württemberg. As a member of the Landtag from 1848 to 1852, Kuhn made the moderate Ultramontanists acceptable at court. He rejected the separation of church and state as demanded by the radica…

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Wolf, Hubert, “Kuhn, Johannes Evangelist (von)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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