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Wegscheider, Julius August Ludwig
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(Sep 17, 1771, Küblingen, near Schöppenstedt – Jan 27, 1849, Halle). In 1787 Wegscheider began his studies at Helmstedt, where he was influenced by the rationalist H.P.K. Henke. After working as a private tutor in Hamburg (1705–1805) and a brief period as a lecturer in Göttingen, he was appointed professor of theology and philosophy at Rinteln; in 1810 he went to Halle as professor of theology. On the basis of an extensive adoption of the ideas of I. Kant and a critical analysis of earlier theological traditional and dogmatic structures, in 1815 he published his Institution…

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Christophersen, Alf, “Wegscheider, Julius August Ludwig”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124089>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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