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Scandinavia, Theology in
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I. Denmark

With the coming of the Reformation in 1536, the University of Copenhagen, founded in 1478, gained new academic status. P. Palladius was among the first of many Danish theologians to receive a doctorate at Wittenberg. In his dual role as bishop of Zealand and professor of theology (a provision in place until 1830), he was well aware of his office as both ecclesiastical superintendent and royal official. Palladius …

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Gregersen, Niels Henrik, Rasmusson, Arne, Bergmann, Sigurd and Saarinen, Risto, “Scandinavia, Theology in”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024873>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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