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Löscher, Valentin Ernst
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(Dec 29, 1673, Sondershausen – Feb 12, 1749, Dresden). As the son of the Wittenberg professor of theology Caspar Löscher (1636–1718), Valentin Löscher also studied in Wittenberg. After a study tour (extending as far as Holland and Denmark), he received a master's degree and became an adjunct to the faculty of philosophy in 1692. He was appointed pastor and superintendent in Jüterbog (1699), superintendent in Delitzsch (1702), professor of theology in Wittenberg (1707), pastor of t…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Löscher, Valentin Ernst”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 07 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13158>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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