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Sepp, Johann Nepomuk

(Johannes; 1816–1909). RC hist.; b. Tölz, Upper Bav., Ger.; educ. Munich; traveled extensively; prof. Munich; deposed and expelled from the city 1847 for pol. reasons; reinstated 1850; retired 1867; opposed the doctrine of papal infallibility*; defended Old* Caths. Wrote Das Leben Christi in reply to D. F. Strauss,* Das Leben Jesu, adding a vol. on Acts; other works include writings on Christian archaeology and on the hist. of Bav.


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