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Rang, Martin
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(Nov 6, 1900, Wolfskirch near Posen – Mar 14, 1988, Frankfurt am Main), decided after studying Protestant theology in Marburg to follow a teaching career. In 1930 he became a tutor, and in 1931 professor of religious education at the Halle Pedagogical Academy. After the academy’s closure in 1933, he was suspended. He had affinities with Gerhard Bohne’s concept of proclamation, but gave it a new church basis: religious education is “church in the school.” Rang’s biblical didactics …

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Thierfelder, Jörg, “Rang, Martin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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