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Oberthür, Franz
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(Aug 6, 1745, Würzburg – Aug 30, 1831, Würzburg), ordained priest in 1769; professor of dogmatics and history of dogma in Würzburg from 1773 to 1809 (temporarily removed from office in 1803 following secularization); canon at the Hauck Stift in 1774; cathedral canon in 1821; in 1829 Bavarian privy counselor. Oberthür was the author of theological handbooks and encyclopedias; he also wrote on local history and edited patristic texts. Not strikingly speculative as a thinker, he was …

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Decot, Rolf, “Oberthür, Franz”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024208>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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