(18741958). Luth. theol.; b. Frauenzimmern, Ger.; prof. Münster 1914, Tübingen 1920; influenced by Swabian pietism of J. A. Bengel,* F. C. Oetinger,* J. C. Blumhardt (see Blumhardt, 2), L. Hofacker.* Tried to present Gospel on scientificphilos. level and lead thought to choose bet. skepticism and despair or faith. See also East Asia Mission, German.
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