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Pastoral Theology

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Author(s): Rau, Gerhard | Schmalzle, Udo Friedrich
[German Version] I. Terminology Since the 18th century, the term pastoral theology has been used for theological reflection (in an academic context) on pastoral practice. In the Catholic tradition, it is synonymous with the academic discipline of practical theology; in Protestant theology, the term – since the establishment of practical theology as a theological discipline by F.D.E. Schleiermacher – has meant only a ¶ subsidiary area or a particular style of practical theology. Since the discipline of pastoral theology, theoretically considered, deals fundam…

Hüffell, Johann Jakob Ludwig

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Author(s): Rau, Gerhard
[German Version] (May 6, 1784, Gladenbach – Jan 21, 1856, Karlsruhe). After serving as a pastor in Hesse (Nassau), in 1825 Hüffell was appointed pastor and professor at the theological seminary in Herborn; in the same year he received an honorary doctorate from Giessen. In 1828 he joined the united Protestant church of the grand duchy of Baden, which had been formed by the Reformed and the Lutherans in 1821. Hüffell served as its third prelate or regional bishop from 1828 to 1855, following J.P. H…