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Schleiermacher, Friedrich Daniel Ernst
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(Nov 21, 1768, Breslau [Wrocław] – Feb 12, 1834, Berlin). “He did not institute a school but an age.” What Schleiermacher, defining the concept of greatness, said of Frederick the Great (KGA I/11, 489) could largely be said of Schleiermacher himself. No other theologian since the Reformation can claim comparable significance and influence. Even the most consist…

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Jüngel, Eberhard, “Schleiermacher, Friedrich Daniel Ernst”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024727>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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