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Emil Schürer
Emil Schürer
(May 2, 1844 – April 30, 1910) was a German Protestant theologian known mainly for his study of the history of the Jews around the time of Jesus' ministry.

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1 Biography 2 Works 3 References 4 External links

Biography[edit] Schürer was born in Augsburg. After studying at the universities of Erlangen, Berlin and Heidelberg from 1862 to 1866, he became in 1873 professor extraordinarius at Leipzig. Later on, he served as professor ordinarius at the universities of Giessen (from 1878), Kiel (from 1890) and Göttingen
Göttingen
(from 1895 to 1910).[1] In 1876 he founded and edited the Theologische Literaturzeitung, which he edited with Adolf Harnack from 1881 to 1910. He died after a long illness in 1910 in Göttingen. Works[edit] His elaborate work on the history of the Jews
Jews
in the time of Christ, Geschichte des jüdischen Volkes im Zeitalter Jesu Christi (1886–1890; 4th edition 1901–1909), made him one of the best known of modern German scholars in Great Britain
Great Britain
and the United States. The second edition was translated into English under the title A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus
Jesus
Christ
Christ
(1885–1891). Later, a revised English version of the work was created under the editorship of Géza Vermes, Fergus Millar and Matthew Black, with the slightly different title of The History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus
Jesus
Christ
Christ
(1973–1987). In its earliest form, this work appeared as Lehrbuch der neutestamentlichen Zeitgeschichte (1874). His other works include:

Schleiermachers Religionsbegriff und die philosophischen Voraussetzungen desselben (1868) – Friedrich Schleiermacher's concept of religion and the philosophical presuppositions. Die gemeindeverfassung der Juden in Rom in der Kaiserzeit (1879) – Congregation of the Jews
Jews
in Rome in the imperial period.[2]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Schürer, Emil". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

^ Prof. Dr. phil. et Lic. theol. Emil Johannes Schürer Professorenkatalog der Universität Leipzig ^ Schürer, Emil de. Wikisource
Wikisource
(bibliography)

External links[edit]

Wikisource
Wikisource
has original works written by or about: Emil Schürer

Schürer, Emil (1891). A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Jesus
Jesus
Christ. Scribner. OCLC 679692795 – via HathiTrust. 

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 19699339 LCCN: n81108153 ISNI: 0000 0001 1022 1163 GND: 117133116 SELIBR: 169738 SUDOC: 028884949 BNF:

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