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Schwarz, Karl
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(Nov 19, 1812, Wiek, on the Isle of Rügen – Mar 25, 1885, Gotha), professor of theology and general superintendent. Son of Theodor Adolph Philipp Schwarz (1777–1850), a pastor and writer, Schwarz studied theology at Halle, Bonn, Berlin, and Greifswald, finishing in 1836. A member of the student league at Halle and Berlin, in 1838 he served a six-month sentence in Wittenberg for his political views, during which he was able to attend the Wittenberg seminary. In 1841 he received his…

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Patsch, Hermann, “Schwarz, Karl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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