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Schulte, Johann Friedrich (Ritter von)
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(Apr 23, 1827, Winterberg, Westphalia – Dec 19, 1914, Obermais, near Meran), Catholic canonist and legal historian. He was appointed associate professor in Prague in 1854, full professor in 1855; from 1873 to 1906, he taught as a professor in Bonn. Although originally closely tied to the Catholic Church, in 1870 he became one of the most prominent critics of the dogma of papal infallibility and – with J. v. Döllinger – a leading organizer of the Old Catholic movement (Old Catholic…

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Link, Christoph, “Schulte, Johann Friedrich (Ritter von)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025368>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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