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Heussi, Karl
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(Jun 16, 1877, Leipzig – Jan 25, 1961, Jena). Heussi studied theology, history and philosophy in Leipzig, Berlin and Marburg and received the Dr.phil. (Leipzig) in 1903, the Lic.theol. (Heidelberg) in 1911, and the Dr.theol. h.c. (Gießen) in 1919. Between 1904 and 1924 Heussi worked as headmaster and then professor at the Gymnasium in Leipzig; after 1924, he taught in Jena as professor of church history. Published in many revised editions since 1907, his Kompendium der Kirchengeschichte [Compendium of church history] (181991) which was originally conceived for…

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Kaufmann, Thomas, “Heussi, Karl”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09778>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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