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Scholten, Johannes Henricus
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(Aug 17, 1811, Vleuten, near Utrecht – Apr 10, 1885, Leiden), preacher in Meerkerk in 1840, professor in Franeker in 1840, associate professor of New Testament and dogmatics in Leiden in 1843, promoted to full professor in 1845; from 1877 professor of the philosophy of religion. Influenced by the Tübingen (I) school, Scholten wrote topical studies on the history of early Christian literature, putting historical-critical insights to use for apologetic purposes. More important for the “modern” school of Dutch theology were his works on dogmatics. With A. Schweitzer, h…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Scholten, Johannes Henricus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025338>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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