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Mutschelle, Sebastian
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(Jan 18, 1749, Allershausen near Freising – Nov 28, 1800, Munich), Catholic theologian and representative of the Catholic Enlightenment (II, 4.f). In 1765 he joined the Jesuit order, and after its abolition (1773) was from 1775 to 1788 a canon of St. Veit's Church in Freising, from 1793 to 1800 priest in Baumkirchen near Munich. In 1799 he became professor of moral and pastoral theology in Munich. Mutschelle contributed to the reform of elementary schools and teacher training, and especially to the reception of I. Kant in Catholic Germany.



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Klueting, Harm, “Mutschelle, Sebastian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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