Christian Cyclopedia

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Johnson, Gisle Christian

(1822–94). B. Fredrikshald, Norw.; educ. Christiania (Oslo); engaged in further studies and travel in Eur.; prof. systematics and ch. hist. Christiania. Influenced by S. A. Kierkegaard*; held that the function of dogmatics is to analyze the Christian's self-consciousness. Loyal to Luth. Confessions. Revival preacher. Ed. Luthersk Kirketidende: other works include Grundrids af den systematiske Theologi; Dogmehistorie; Kristelig Ethik. See also Lammers, Gustav Adolph; Norway, Lutheranism in, 11.

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