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Köhler, Johann Philipp

(January 17, 1859–September 30, 1951). B. Manitowoc, Wisconsin; son of P. Köhler.* Educ. Northwestern Coll., Watertown, Wisconsin, and Conc. Sem., St. Louis, Missouri Vicared for G. A. T. F. Hönecke* 1878; asst. pastor to his father at Hustisford, Wisconsin, 1880–82; pastor Two Rivers, Wisconsin, 1882–88. Prof. Northwestern Coll. 1888–1900; Wisconsin Syn. sem. at Wauwatosa and Thiensville (near Mequon), Wisconsin, 1900–30 (pres. 1920–30). Taught NT exegesis, ch. hist., hermeneutics, ch. music, liturgics, Ger., and Lat. Deposed from professorship 1930 as a result of intrafaculty tensions. Works include Der Brief Pauli an die Galater, tr. E. E. Sauer, The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians; Lehrbuch der Kirchengeschichte; Geschichte der Allgemeinen Evangelisch-Lutherischen Synode von Wisconsin und andern Staaten (tr., rev., and updated by author, “The History of the Wisconsin Synod,” Faith-Life, XI, 2–XVII, 1 [February 1938–January 1944]; ed. L. D. Jordahl and pub. in book form 1970). See also Protes'tant Conference, The, Inc.; Wauwatosa Theology. WJH


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