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Twesten, August Detlev Christian

(1789–1876). B. Glückstadt, near Hamburg, Ger.; educ. Kiel and Berlin; influenced by F. D. E. Schleiermacher*; prof. philos., and theol. Kiel 1814, dogmatics and NT exegesis Berlin 1835; held that Confessions of the Reformation period should be basis of ch. in Prussia; Luth.; worked for union of Luths. and Reformed. Works include Die drey ökumenischen Symbola, die Augsburgische Confession, und die Repetitio confessionis Augustanae; Vorlesungen über die Dogmatik der evangelisch-lutherischen Kirche.


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