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Adolf von Harnack


Who is Adolf von Harnack?

Adolf von Harnack: Carl Gustav Adolf von Harnack was a German Lutheran theologian and prominent church historian. He produced many religious publications from 1873 to 1912.

  • also known as Adolf Harnack
  • born on (164 years ago) in Tartu, child of Marie Ewers and Theodosius Harnack
  • nationality: Germany
  • education:
  • profession: Historian, christian theologian
  • Marriage with Amalie Thiersch between and (57 years)
  • parent of
  • died on (85 years ago) in Heidelberg
  • written works: "Über den Dritten Johannesbrief", "Aus der friedens- und kriegsarbeit", "The expansion of Christianity in the first three centuries", "Die Mission und Ausbreitung des Christentums in den ersten drei Jahrhunderten", "Der angebliche Evangeliencommentar des Theophilus von Antiochien", "Die Briefsammlung des Apostels Paulus, und die anderen vorkonstantinischen christlichen Briefsammlungen", "Moderne Theologie", "The date of the Acts and of the synoptic gospels", "The mission and expansion of Christianity in the first three centuries", "Lehrbuch der Dogmengeschichte: Band 2", "The origin of the New Testament and the most important consequences of the new creation", "Über verlorene Briefe und Actenstücke", "Die Acta Archelai und das Diatessaron Tatians", "Thoughts on the present position of Protestantism", "Erforschtes und erlebtes", "Vom inwendigen Leben", "Aus Wissenschaft und Leben", "Il cristianesimo e la società", "Der Vorwurf des Atheismus in den drei ersten Jahrhunderten", "Das Christentum und die Geschichte", "Zur Abercius-inschrift", "Sokrates und die alte kirche", "The Acts of the apostles", "A scholar's testament", "Kleine Schriften zur alten Kirche", "Die Überlieferung der griechishen Apologeten des zweiten Jahrhunderts in der alten Kirche und im Mittelalter", "Beiträge zur Einleitung in das Neue Testament", "The sayings of Jesus", "An der schwelle des dritten kriegsjahrs", "Sources of the Apostolic canons", "Ausgewälte Reden und Aufsätze", "Essays on the social Gospel", "Dogmengeschichte", "New Testament studies. VI", "Das Wesen des Christentums", "Die Pfaff'schen Irenäus-Fragmente als fälschungen Pfaffs Nachgewiesen", "Einführung in die alte Kirchengeschichte", "Der kirchengeschichtliche Ertrag der exegetischen Arbeiten des Origenes", "Der pseudocyprianische Traktat, De singularitate clericorum, ein Werk des donatistischen bischofs Macrobius in Rom", "Grundriss der Dogmengeschichte", "Das mönchtum", "Aus der Werkstatt des Vollendeten", "Adolf Von Harnack", "The Origin of the New Testament", "The Date of Acts and the Synoptic Gospels", "Marcion"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature
      • nominated to Nobel Prize in Literature

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Google previewDictionary of Antisemitism from the Earliest Times to the Present (2007)

by Robert Michael, Philip Rosen

• HARNACK, ADOLF VON HARNACK, ADOLF VON (1851-1930). German humanist and church scholar; specialist in patristic history. Denying the Jewish roots of Christianity, Harnack argued that because the connection between Jesus Christ's teaching and Judaism was "only a loose one,

" Suggested Reading: Andrew Irving, " Adolf von Harnack," in Dictionary of Modern Western Theology (Boston: Boston University ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

Dobertin,Adolf von Harnack: Theologe, Pädagoge, Wissenschaftspolitiker (Frankfurt:Lang, 1985). Harrowing. of. Hell. Medieval English term for Christ«s descent into Hades understood as.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Lutheranism (2011)

by Günther Gassmann, Mark W. Oldenburg

to Theodosius Harnack, a confessional Lutheran theologian influential in the Baltic states, Adolf von Harnack was educated at Dorpat and Leipzig, and from 1876 on was a professor ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1979)

Volume 26 - Role Indicators to St. Anselm-College Library (Rome) by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

Adolf von Harnack, "Julius Afrikanus, der Bibliotekar ...

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: The early, medieval, and Reformation eras (2008)

by Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke

Within the study of early Christianity, however, “hellenization” refers to a nineteenth- century thesis associated particularly with the German historian and theologian Adolf von Harnack. Harnack argued that the break of the earliest Christians with the Jewish community and the inherent universal appeal of the Christian gospel drew the early Christians to recognize the gospel's natural home in the cultural and philosophical world shaped by Hellenism. The adoption of this new “home” ...

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