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Sölle, Dorothee
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(Sep 30, 1929, Cologne – Apr 27, 2003, Göppingen). After studying classical and Germanic philology, philosophy, and Protestant theology, she taught in a Gymnasium and was an adviser in higher education. She received her habilitation in Cologne in 1971; from 1975 to 1987 she was professor of systematic theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York; in 1994 she received an honorary professorship from Hamburg.

From the late 1960s on, she was active in organizing political nighttime prayers in Cologne, in church conferences, in the peace movem…

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Kuhlmann, Helga, “Sölle, Dorothee”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025623>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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