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Schmidt, Kurt Dietrich
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(Oct 25, 1896, Uthlede – Jul 27, 1964, Hamburg), church historian. Schmidt, a product of North German Lutheranism, received his Lic.theol. in 1923 in Göttingen under C. Mirbt; he received his habilitation in church history there in 1924. He was appointed to a full professorship at Kiel in 1929. Faithful to confessional Lutheranism and active in the Confessing Church, Schmidt was dismissed from university teaching by the National Socialist state in 1935. After serving as a lecturer…

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Oelke, Harry, “Schmidt, Kurt Dietrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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