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Märklin, Christian
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(Jun 23, 1807, Maulbronn – Oct 18, 1849, Heilbronn). Beginning in 1821, Märklin, the scion of an old family of Württemberg theologians, went through the Württemberg institutions of theological education in the company of such figures as D.F. Strauß, F.T. Vischer, and Wilhelm Zimmermann (known in Ger. as the Geniepromotion, or “genius doctorates”). At the Protestant seminary in Blaubeuren and later at the Protestant house of studies in Tübingen, F.C. Baur inspired in Märklin an enthusiasm for the theology of F.D.E. Schleiermacher, which soon gave way…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Märklin, Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13361>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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