Deissmann, Adolf, 1866-1937Alternative names
Epithet: biblical scholar
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x0001d8
Gustav Adolf Deissmann was a prominent German theologian and scholar. He earned his D.Theol. at Marburg and his D.D. at Aberdeen, St. Andrew's, Manchester. Deissmann was a professor of Theology at the University of Berlin and wrote numerous scholarly works. Those of his writings that are available in English include Bible studies: contributions, chiefly from papyri and inscriptions, to the history of the language, the literature, and the religion of Hellenistic Judaism and primitive Christianity; Light from the ancient East: the New Testament illustrated by recently discovered texts of the Graeco-Roman world; The religion of Jesus and the faith of Paul; Paul, a study in social and religious history; and The New Testament in the light of modern research.
From the description of Protestant weekly letter, 1914-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602993
- World War, 1914-1918
- Propaganda, German
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