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Tübingen School
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By the (Catholic) Tübingen School the group of theologians is meant who followed at Tübingen a common line of thought as against the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Idealism. They were disciples of J. S. Drey (and J. B. Hirscher) and their main aim was to show the intrinsic justification of the Christian faith in the various realms of theology. Though they gave their allegiance to the great tradition of the ancient Church and the Middle Ages, they had close contacts with the thought of Schleierma…

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Elmar Klinger, “Tübingen School”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 05 October 2022 <>
First published online: 2016

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