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Langhans, Ernst Friedrich
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(May 2, 1829, Wimmis near Thun, Switzerland – Mar 17, 1880, Bern), was pastor at the Waldau sanatorium (near Bern) from 1858 and became associate professor (1871), then full professor (1876) of systematic theology and the history of religion in Bern; he was a cofounder of the Kirchlicher Reformverein (Church Reform Society, 1866). Langhans caused a stir with his profusely documented work Pietismus und Christenthum im Spiegel der äußeren Mission [Pietism and Christianity in the light of foreign mission; 1864], in which he sharply criticized Pietist/…

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Raupp, Werner, “Langhans, Ernst Friedrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_22429>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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