Religion Past and Present

Get access
Search Results: Prev | 1 of 12 |

Quasten, Johannes
(203 words)

[German Version]

(May 3, 1900, Homberg (Niederrhein) – Mar 10, 1987, Freiburg im Breisgau), began his studies in Catholic theology at the University of Münster in 1921 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1926. After studying with F.J. Dölger, he received his doctorate in 1927 with a dissertation on singing in the cults of pagan antiquity and early Christianity (LQF 25, 1930; 21973). He gained his Habilitation in 1931 under Adolf Rücker and in 1938 was appointed professor of Early Church history, patrology, and Christian archaeology at the Catholic University …

Cite this page
Foley, Edward B., “Quasten, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

▲   Back to top   ▲