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Wehrung, Gottfried Georg
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(Oct 6, 1880, Dorlisheim, Elsaß [Alsace] – Jan 20, 1959, Tübingen). In 1906 he was appointed tutor in Straßburg, where he became associate professor of systematic theology in 1915. In 1920 he was appointed professor of systematic theology at Münster, in 1927 at Halle, and in 1921 at Tübingen. From 1923 to 1955 he was an editor of the Zeitschrift für systematische Theologie. In his theology, Wehrung attempt to overcome the problems of substantiation raised by the debate over historicism through an understanding of religion grounded in ethics (Geschichte und Glaube, 1933…

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Wolfes, Matthias, “Wehrung, Gottfried Georg”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224094>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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