Rudolf Stahlin

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Rudolf Gottlieb Otto Konrad Stählin (born May 15, 1911 in Egloffstein , † October 30, 2006 in Munich ) was a German Lutheran theologian .

Stählin was born as the son of the pastor, professor of theology and later Bishop Wilhelm Stählin and his wife Emmy, geb. Perpetrator, born. He studied Protestant theology and received his doctorate in Erlangen in 1941. He worked as a pastor and, like his father, was active in the Confessing Church .

Stählin is one of the founding members of the Augustana University in Neuendettelsau . From 1947 to 1956 he was professor for the New Testament and Old Church History with a focus on the history of the liturgy. He then worked as a pastor and psychoanalyst in Munich until his early retirement in 1970 .

Publications (selection)

  • Gospel and Tradition in the History of the Book of Common Prayer. (Diss.), Erlangen 1941.
  • The history of Christian worship from the early church to the present. In: Leiturgia. Handbook of evangelical worship. Volume 1. 1952, pp. 1-80.
  • The way of baptism . Berlin 1954.
  • God is dead? A challenge - two theologians answer. together with Heinrich Fries , Südwest-Verlag, Munich 1968.

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