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Zscharnack, Leopold
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(Aug 22, 1877, Berlin – Aug 19, 1955, Kassel) studied theology in Berlin, particularly with A. v. Harnack. In 1906 he received his habilitation in Berlin in church history. He wrote extensively on the theology of the Enlightenment, classical literature, and German Idealism within the school of Harnack, guided by an interest in signalizing the contributions of critical, rationalistic theology to a modern reformulation of a reasonable Christianity. In 1910 he became a titular professor and co-editor of the first edition of Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart. He was…

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Gräb, Wilhelm, “Zscharnack, Leopold”, 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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