Andreas Bigelmair

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Andreas Bigelmair (born October 21, 1873 in Oberhausen near Augsburg , † March 29, 1962 in Dillingen an der Donau ) was a German Roman Catholic theologian , secret government councilor and from 1915 to 1939 professor of patrology and pastoral theology.


Andreas Bigelmair study theology. During his studies he became a member of the KSSt.V. Alemannia Munich . He was ordained priest in 1897. From 1904 he lectured in church history at the University of Munich . At the Philosophical-Theological University in Dillingen he was an associate professor from 1906 and a full professor from April 1, 1915 . In addition, he held the post of rector of the same university from 1925 to 1929. As a professor of patrology and pastoral theology , he taught at the from 1929 to March 31, 1939University of Würzburg and then worked from 1941 to 1946 as a teaching representative at the Universities of Würzburg and Munich. On March 29, 1962, the Secret Government Council died in Dillingen. He is buried in the Augsburg North Cemetery .

Publications (selection)

  • The Participation of Christians in Public Life in the Pre-Constantine Period (1902)
  • Zeno of Verona (1904)
  • The Beginnings of Christianity in Bavaria (1907)
  • The Africa legend (1910)
  • On the theology of Eusebius of Caesarea (1913)
  • The Missionary Thought Among the Fathers in the Pre-Constantinian Period (1914)
  • Nikolaus Ellenbog and the Reformation (1917)
  • On the Question of Socialism and Communism in Christianity in the First Three Centuries (1922)


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Yearbook of the Cartel Association of Catholic Student Associations in Germany (KV). Twenty-ninth year 1931, Berlin 1931, p. 42.
  2. Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg: Lecture directory for the summer semester of 1948. Universitätsdruckerei H. Stürtz, Würzburg 1948, p. 8.
  3. Historical yearbook . K. Alber, 1962, p. 502 ( ).

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