Adolf Paul Johannes Althaus

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Adolf Paul Johannes Althaus.

Adolf Paul Johannes Althaus (29 November 1861 – 9 April 1925) was a German Lutheran theologian, born in Fallersleben (17 m. n.e. of Brunswick). He was a professor at the universities of Göttingen and Leipzig since 1897. He was the father of Paul Althaus (1888–1966). He died in Leipzig.

Works (selection)[edit]

  • Die historische und dogmatische Grundlage der lutherischen Taufliturgie [The Historical and Dogmatic Foundation of the Lutheran Liturgy of Baptism], 1893
  • Die Heilsbedeutung der Taufe im Neuen Testament [The Sacred Meaning of Baptism in the New Testament], 1897
  • Frömmigkeit und Sittlichkeit nach evangelischer Auffassung [Piety and Morality from an Evangelical Point of View], 1906
  • Luther als der Vater des evangelischen Kirchenliedes [Luther, the Father of the Evangelical Hymn], 1917


  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainJackson, Samuel Macauley, ed. (1914). "article name needed". New Schaff–Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (third ed.). London and New York: Funk and Wagnalls.