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Kaftan, Julius Wilhelm Martin

(1848–1926). B. Loit, near Apenrade, Schleswig, Ger.; brother of T. Kaftan*; theol.; educ. Erlangen, Berlin, Kiel; prof. theol. Basel 1874, Berlin 1883–1920; representative of Ritschlian theol. (see Ritschl, Albrecht); emphasized mystic element in Christianity; regarded the Christian religion as the only satisfying religion. Works include Die Wahrheit der christlichen Religion; Das Wesen der christlichen Religion.

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