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Lohmeyer, Ernst
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(Jul 8, 1890, Dorsten, Kreis Recklinghausen – Sep 19, 1946, Fünfeichen, near Neubrandenburg). After studying Protestant theology and philosophy at Tübingen, Leipzig, and Berlin, Lohmeyer became a lecturer in NT at Heidelberg in 1918; from 1920 to 1935 he was professor of NT at Breslau (Wrocław). There he cultivated scholarly interchange with Jewish professors (including Richard Koebner and Richard Hönigswald), which he maintained after 1933. In 1935 these contacts and his ties to the Confessing Church in Silesia brought disciplinary transfer to Greifswal…

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Hutter-Wolandt, Ulrich, “Lohmeyer, Ernst”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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