Vatke, Johann Karl Wilhelm
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(Mar 14, 1806, Behndorf, near Magdeburg – Apr 19, 1882, Berlin). After his parents’ death, Vatke attended school at the Franckesche Stiftungen (A.H. Francke) in Halle beginning in 1820; from 1824 he studied theology in Halle, Göttingen, and Berlin. His teachers included W. Gesenius, H. Ewald, J.W.A. Neander, and G.W.F. Hegel. In 1830 he was appointed to a lectureship at Berlin, where he served from 1837 to 1875 on the theological faculty as associate professor of biblical studies and philosophy of religion. His appointment…

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Arneth, Martin, “Vatke, Johann Karl Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026277>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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