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Picht, Georg Max Friedrich Vallentin
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(Jul 9, 1913, Strasbourg – Aug 7, 1982, Breitnau), head of the Birklehof secondary school at Hinterzarten between 1946 and 1956; head of the research center of the Evangelische Studiengemeinschaft (FEST; Protestant Student Fellowship) from 1968 to 1982; professor of the philosophy of religion at Heidelberg between 1965 and 1978. Influenced by the crisis experience of National Socialism and by the Platonic ideal of philosophical responsibility for the community, Picht took an activ…

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Schlenke, Dorothee, “Picht, Georg Max Friedrich Vallentin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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