(18651935). Ger. philos.; disciple of K. R. E. v. Hartmann*; held a monism* conceived as process, with God immanent; taught Christ-myth method, which assumes that Gospels are books for edification which tell nothing about a hist. Jesus; held that astralism provides the background of the NT Works include Die Christusmythe; Der Sternhimmel in der Dichtung und Religion der alten Völker und des Christentums; Die Entstehung des Christentums aus dem Gnostizismus.
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