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Bultmann, Rudolf Karl (Rudolf)

Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Theologian


1884 - Bultmann was born in Wiefelstede on the 20th of August.

1910 - He received his degree from Marburg with a dissertation on the Epistles of St Paul.

1921 - After brief lectureships at Breslau and Giessen, he returned to Marburg as a full professor.

1941 - He applied form criticism to the Gospel of John, in which he distinguished the presence of a lost Signs Gospel on which John, alone of the evangelists, depended.

         - He was member of the Confessing Church and critical towards National Socialism.

         - He spoke out against the mistreatment of Jews, against nationalism excesses and against the dismissal of non-Aryan Christian ministers.

1976 - He died on the 30th of July.


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