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Paulus, Heinrich Eberhard Gottlob
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(Sep 1, 1761, Leonberg – Aug 10, 1851, Heidelberg). After the early death of Paulus’s mother, his father was the major influence on his religious education. In 1771 the father was dismissed from his position as deacon by the Stuttgart Consistory on account of his mystical separatism. While still a seminary student in Tübingen, from 1781 Paulus developed basic elements of a critical rational exegesis, rejecting the supranaturalism (Rationalism) of his teacher G.C. Storr. He was hig…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Paulus, Heinrich Eberhard Gottlob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024418>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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