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Lehmus, Adam Theodor Albert Franz
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(Dec 2, 1777, Soest – Aug 18, 1837, Nuremberg), theologian. As a student in Halle an der Saale and Jena, Lehmus was enthused by Rationalism, I. Kant's criticism, and J.G. Fichte's idealism. A deacon from 1807 in Dinkelsbühl and Ansbach, he initially espoused, with F. Schelling and G. Hegel, a speculative theology in order to prove the internal rationality of the symbols of faith. After his appointment in 1814 as associate professor of theology and preacher at the university church in Erlangen, his long occupation with J. Hamann's criticism of Kant and with the relig…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Lehmus, Adam Theodor Albert Franz”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12803>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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