Willibald Beyschlag

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Johann Heinrich Christoph Willibald Beyschlag (5 September 1823 – 25 November 1900) was a German theologian from Frankfurt.

Life[edit]

He was a professor of theology at the University of Halle and the leader of the Evangelical "Middle Party." Beyschlag founded the Protestant League in 1886, believing that only in unity could German Protestantism find strength. He died in Halle.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^  Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Beyschlag, Willibald". Encyclopædia Britannica 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.