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Neuenschwander, Ulrich
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(Jul 4, 1922, Bolligen near Bern –Jun 26, 1977, Zollikofen near Bern), pastor in Urtenen (1949–1954) and Olten (1954–1965), and professor of systematic theology in Bern from 1967 onward. Strongly influenced by M. Werner, A. Schweitzer, and P. Tillich, Neuenschwander represented a new liberal theology that emphasized the dimension of the unfathomable in accordance with the biblical conception of existence. Neuenschwander brought Schweitzer’s theological and philosophical legacy to fruition and initiated the publication of the latter’s unpublished works in Wer…

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Zager, Werner, “Neuenschwander, Ulrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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