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Steinmeyer, Franz Karl Ludwig
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(Nov 15, 1811, Beeskow, Mittelmark – Feb 5, 1900, Berlin). After studying in Berlin and serving as a preacher and teacher in Wittenberg and Kulm, Steinmeyer was appointed pastor in Nowawes in 1843. In 1854 he received his habilitation in Bonn and was appointed to a chair. From 1858 to 1887 he was professor practical theology and New Testament in Berlin, also serving as university preacher until 1870.

Steinmeyer is noted primarily for his contribution to homiletics (Homiletik, publ. posthumously in 1901). Like F.D.E. Schleiermacher, he made a clear distinct…

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Müller, Hans-Martin, “Steinmeyer, Franz Karl Ludwig”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 05 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025752>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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