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Windisch, Hans
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(Apr 25, 1881, Leipzig – Nov 8, 1935, Halle an der Salle), New Testament scholar at Leiden (1914–1929), Kiel (1929–1935), and Halle (1935). In his commentaries (2 Corinthians, Hebrews, the Catholic Epistles, Barnabas) and a wealth of other publications (including studies of the Sermon on the Mount and the NT doctrine of sin), he proved himself an advocate of liberal theology and a representative of the History of Religions school.


G. Delling & M.J. Fiedler, “In memoriam Hans Windisch,” ThLZ 81, 1956, 499–510 (bibl.)

E. Beijer, “Hans …

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Körner, Hans-Michael, “Windisch, Hans”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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