Adolph Hausrath

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Adolph Hausrath.

Adolph Hausrath (13 January 1837 – 2 August 1909), a German theologian, was born at Karlsruhe.

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He was educated at Jena, Göttingen, Berlin and Heidelberg, where he became Privatdozent in 1861, professor extraordinary in 1867 and ordinary professor in 1872. He was a disciple of the Tübingen school and a strong Protestant. His scholarship was sound and his style vigorous.[1]

His grave in Heidelberg

Hausrath died on 2 August 1909,[1] in Heidelberg.[citation needed]

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Among other works he wrote Der Apostel Paulus (1865), Neutestamentliche Zeitgeschichte (1868–1873, 4 vols; Eng. trans.), D. F. Strauss und die Theologie seiner Zeit (1876-1878, 2 vols), and lives of Richard Rothe (2 vols, 1902), and Luther (1904).[1]

Under the pseudonym George Taylor he wrote several historical romances, especially Antinous (1880), which quickly ran through five editions, and is the story of a soul "which courted death because the objective restraints of faith had been lost." Klytia (1883) was a 16th-century story, Jetta (1884) a tale of the great immigrations, and Elfriede "a romance of the Rhine".[1]

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