Concordia Theological Monthly

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harnack, theological, lutheran, theology, berlin, zahn

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The inclusion of Adolf Harnack in this series of articles on epoch-making modern theological leaders who promoted error requires an explanation. Strictly speaking, he was not the founder of a school of theology. He did not teach a system of doctrine of his own. In him we are dealing with a church historian, and not with a dogmatician. Still, when the persons to be treated in this series were listed, it was felt that Harnack's name would have to be included because in the period extending from about 1895 to 1920 he was the most frequently mentioned theologian of Germany, probably of the whole world, and exerted a vast influence in Europe and America.


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Luke 16:8; 1 Corinthians 9:25;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars