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Lehmann, Johannes Edvard
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(Aug 19, 1862, Copenhagen – Mar 23, 1930), earned a Dr.phil. in 1896 with a dissertation on the Avesta, the sacred scripture of Zoroastrianism (Zarathustra/Zoroastrianism), and was lecturer in the history of religion at the University of Copenhagen from 1900 onward. In 1910, he was appointed to the first German professorship for the “general history of religion and philosophy of religion” at the Protestant theological faculty of the University of Berlin, from which he resigned in 1913 in order to lecture in Lund. Together with N. Söderblom, G. van der Leeuw, R. Otto, F. He…

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Reuter, Astrid, “Lehmann, Johannes Edvard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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