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Uhlhorn, Gerhard
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(Feb 17, 1826, Osnabrück – Dec 15, 1901, Hanover), high-ranking church official and university theologian. Uhlhorn grew up in modest circumstances. Municipal scholarships enabled him to study theology at Göttingen, where he was influenced by G.C.F. Lücke and F.A.E. Ehrenfeuchter. He earned his habilitation in 1852 with a thesis on Tertullian and stepped into the controversy aroused by F.C. Baur’s interpretation of primitive Christianity with several publications. After his initial…

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Roggenkamp, Antje, “Uhlhorn, Gerhard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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