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Friedrich Gogarten
b. January 13, 1887 – d. October 16, 1967 • Lutheran • Theologian
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Gogarten, Friedrich
Gogarten, Friedrich (1887–1967), Protestant theologian. A native of Dortmund, he became pastor at Stelzendorf in Thuringia in 1917 and at Dorndorf in 1925. From 1931 to 1935 he was Professor of Systematic Theology at Breslau and from 1935 to 1953 at Göttingen. In reaction from E. *Troeltsch’s historicism,
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Gogarten, Friedrich
Gogarten, Friedrich (1887–1968). German theologian who taught theology at the University of Jena from 1927 until 1933, when he began to teach at the University of Göttingen. He adopted the anti-idealism of Søren ⇒Kierkegaard. His academic work was in dialogue with Karl ⇒Barth and Rudolph ⇒Bultmann. Using
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Gogarten, Friedrich (1887–1967)
GOGARTEN, FRIEDRICH (1887–1967)Gogarten was a German Lutheran pastor turned systematic theologian who taught in Jena (1925–31) and later became Professor in Breslau (1931–5) and Göttingen (1935–55). Gogarten partnered with Karl *Barth, Eduard Thurneysen (1888–1977) and George Merz (1892–1959) to found
Who’s Who in Christian History
Gogarten, Friedrich
Gogarten, Friedrich (1887–1967)German Lutheran theologianGogarten was born in Dortmund, Germany, and is known mainly as one of a small group of German Protestant theologians allied with Karl Barth. After serving as a pastor in Thuringia, Gogarten was professor of theology at the University of Jena