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Zahn, Theodor von

(1838–1933). Brother of F. M. Zahn; cousin of A. Zahn; NT scholar; b. Moers, near Duisburg, Ger.; educ. Basel, Erlangen, Berlin, Göttingen; prof. Göttingen, Kiel, Erlangen (as successor to J. C. K. v. Hofmann*), Leipzig, again Erlangen; leader of conservatives in NT criticism, in opposition to the radicalism of A. Harnack.* Works include the monumental Einleitung in das Neue Testament; Die Geschichte des neutestamentlichen Kanons; important parts of Kommentar zum Neuen Testament.

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