Hermann Busenbaum
Hermann Busenbaum (or Busembaum) (19 September 1600 – 31 January 1668) was a Jesuit theologian. He attained fame as a master of casuistry.
He was born at Nottuln in Westphalia (Germany). He entere...
Georg Christian Adler
Georg Christian Adler (May 6, 1734 – November 2, 1804) was a German scholar.Adler was born in Brandenburg, and studied theology at the University of Halle. In 1755, he was appointed preacher (prediger...
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Caspar Peucer
Caspar Peucer (pronounced /ˈbɔɪkər/, [ˈbɔɪkɐ]; January 6, 1525 – September 25, 1602) a German reformer, physician, and scholar of Sorbian origin.
Born in Bautzen, Peucer studied mathematics, astro...
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Franz Overbeck
Franz Camille Overbeck (16 November 1837 – 26 June 1905) was a German Protestant theologian. In Anglo-American discourse, he is perhaps best known in regard to his friendship with Friedrich Nietzsche;...
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Schmalkalden
Schmalkalden ([ʃmalˈkaldən]) is a town in the Schmalkalden-Meiningen district, in the southwestern portion of Thuringia state in Germany. It is situated on the southern slope of the Thuringian Forest ...
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H. W. J. Thiersch
Heinrich Wilhelm Josias Thiersch (November 5, 1817 – December 3, 1885), usually known as H. W. J. Thiersch, was a German philologist, initially a Protestant theologian, then minister in the short-live...
Karl Hase
Karl August von Hase (25 August 1800 – 3 January 1890), German Protestant theologian and church historian.
He was born at Steinbach (near Penig) in Saxony. He studied at Leipzig and Erlangen...
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Ludwig Friedrich Otto Baumgarten-Crusius
Ludwig Friedrich Otto Baumgarten-Crusius (31 July 1788 – May 31, 1842), was a German Protestant theologian and divine born in Merseburg. He was the brother of philologist Detlev Karl Wilhelm Baumgarte...
Peter Joseph Elvenich
Peter Joseph Elvenich (January 29, 1796 – June 16, 1886) was a German Catholic theologian and philosopher born in Embken, a village that today is part of Nideggen, North Rhine-Westphalia. He was a pri...
Johannes Romberch
Johann Host von Romberch (born on a farm at Romberg or Romberch in Westphalia c. 1480, died at the close of 1532 or the beginning of 1533) was a German Dominican, and writer.He was one of the seven Do...
Johannes Tauler
Johannes Tauler OP (c. 1300 in Strasbourg – 15 June 1361) was a German mystic, a Catholic preacher and a theologian. A disciple of Meister Eckhart, he belonged to the Dominican order. Tauler was...
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Franz Karl Movers
Franz Karl Movers (July 17, 1806 - September 28, 1856), German Roman Catholic divine and Orientalist, was born at Koesfeld in Westphalia.
He studied theology and Oriental languages at Münster, was...
David Pareus
David Pareus (30 December 1548 – 15 June 1622) was a German Reformed Protestant theologian and reformer.
He was born at Frankenstein in Schlesien on 30 December 1548. He was apprenticed to an apot...
David Gregor Corner
David Gregor Corner, born circa 1585 in Hirschberg, Germany (now Jelenia Góra, Poland) was a German Benedictine abbot, hymn writer and theologian best known for his influential 1631 Gross Catholisches...
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Valentin Weigel
Valentin Weigel (or Weichel; 7 August 1533, Hayn – 10 June 1588, Zschopau) was a German theologian, philosopher and mystical writer, from Saxony, and an important precursor of later the...
Friedrich Staphylus
Friedrich Staphylus (27 August 1512 – 5 March 1564) was a German theologian, at first a Protestant and then a Catholic convert.Staphylus was born at Osnabrück. His father, Ludeke Stapellage, wa...
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Christian Frederick Boerner
Christian Frederick Boerner (6 November 1683 – 19 November 1753), professor of theology at Leipzig. Boerner was born in Dresden, and lived most of his life in Leipzig. Boerner had two sons, Christian ...
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Jakob Böhme
Jakob Böhme (/ˈbeɪmə, ˈboʊ-/; 1575 – November 17, 1624) was a German Christian mystic and theologian. He is considered an original thinker within the Lutheran tradition, and his first book, comm...
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Martin Grabmann
Martin Grabmann (5 January 1875 – 9 January 1949) was a German Catholic priest, medievalist and historian of theology and philosophy. Grabmann was a pioneer of the history of medieval philosophy and h...
Hans Duhm
Hans Duhm (12 August 1878, Göttingen – 4 January 1946) was a German–Swiss chess master.Born in Göttingen, Germany, he was the elder brother of Dietrich Duhm and Andreas Duhm. His father, Bernhard Duhm...
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Pantaleon Candidus
Pantaleon Candidus was a theologian of the Reformed Church and a Neo-Latin author. He was born on 7 October 1540 in Ybbs an der Donau and died on 3 February 1608 in Zweibrücken.
Pantaleon Weiss wa...
Otto Friedrich August Meinardus
Otto Friedrich August Meinardus was a German Coptologist and pastor (1925–2005) who wrote numerous books and articles about Coptic Christianity in Egypt.
Meinardus was born in Hamburg in 1925, whe...
Johannes Gigas
Johannes Gigas (22 February 1514 — 12 July 1581) was a German Protestant theologian, hymn writer, educator and Reformer. Gigas was born in Nordhausen, Thuringia and died in Schweidnitz (now Świdnica, ...
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Isaak August Dorner
Isaak August Dorner (June 20, 1809 – July 8, 1884) was a German Lutheran church leader.
He was born at Neuhausen ob Eck in Württemberg, where his father was pastor. He was educated at Maulbronn an...
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Christopher Wittich
Christopher Wittich or Christophorus Wittichius (1625, Brieg – 1687, Leiden) was a Silesian-born Dutch theologian. He is known for attempting to reconcile Descartes' philosophy with the Scriptures.
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Johann Benjamin Koppe
Johann Benjamin Koppe (Danzig, 19 August 1750 - Hannover, 12 February 1791) was a German Lutheran theologian. He originated the fragment hypothesis (1783) in response to the Synoptic problem.
Michael Welker
Michael Welker (born 1947 in Erlangen, Germany) is a German Protestant theologian and professor of Systematic theology (Dogmatics).Biblical Theology and “general theory” are the main focus of his rese...
Johann Leonhard Hug
Johann Leonhard Hug (1 June 1765, Constance – 11 March 1846, Freiburg im Breisgau), was a German Roman Catholic theologian, orientalist and biblical scholar.
In 1783 he entered the Universit...
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Edmund Pfleiderer
Edmund Pfleiderer (1842-1902) was a German philosopher and theologian.
He entered the ministry (1864) and during the Franco-Prussian War served as army chaplain, an experience described in his Erl...