Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

Death of German Theologian David Friedrich Strauss

David Friedrich Strauss
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Protestant theologian David Friedrich Strauss dies in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Strauss was the author of controversial works about the life of Jesus and the nature of Christian beliefs. Traditionalist Christians throughout Europe were scandalized when David Friedrich Strauss wrote that the "historical" Jesus was not really divine and that all the supernatural elements of the gospels had been added on later to his life.

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