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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 619 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KARL CHRISTIAN JOHANN HOLSTEN (1825–1897), German theologian, was born at Gustrow, Mecklenburg, on the 31st of March 1825, and educated at Leipzig, Berlin and Rostock, where in 1852 he became a teacher of religion in the Gymnasium. In 187o he went to Bern as professor of New Testament studies, passing thence in 1876 to Heidelberg, where he remained until his death on the 26th of January 1897. Holsten was an adherent of the Tubingen school, and held to Baur's views on the alleged antagonism between Petrinism and Paulinism. Among his writings are Zum Evangelium d. Paulus and d. Petrus (1867) ; Das Evangelium des Paulus dargestellt (188o) ; Die synoptischen Evengelien nach der Form ihres Inhalts (1886).
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