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Nitzsch, Karl Immanuel
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(Sep 21, 1787, Borna – Aug 21, 1868, Berlin). After studying at Wittenberg, he served as a pastor beginning in 1811; in addition to his pastoral duties, in 1817 he was appointed professor at the seminary in Wittenberg. From 1820 to 1822, he served as provost and superintendent in Kemberg. He received his Dr.theol. h.c. from Berlin in 1817. From 1822 to 1847, he taught at Bonn as professor of systematic and practical theology; he was also university preacher, and quickly became an influential figure within the faculty and in the church. His major work on systematics was his Syst…

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Christophersen, Alf, “Nitzsch, Karl Immanuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024150>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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