Bultmann, Rudolf Karl
Born: Aug 20, 1884 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 91 years of age.
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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