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Neander, Johann August Wilhelm

(original name David Mendel; 1789–1850). Prot. ch. hist.; b. Göttingen, Ger., of Jewish descent; influenced by F. D. E. Schleiermacher; changed name when he became Christian 1806; prof. ch. hist. Berlin 1812/13; exponent of Pektoraltheologie.* Works include Allgemeine Geschichte der christlichen Religion und Kirche. See also Berlin Missionary Society I.

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