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KARL FRIEDRICH ADOLF WUTTKE (1819—1870)

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 861 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KARL FRIEDRICH ADOLF WUTTKE (1819—1870), German Protestant theologian, was born at Breslau on the loth of November 1819. He studied theology at Breslau, Berlin and Halle, where he eventually became professor ordinarius; and is known as the author of a treatise on Christian ethics (Handbuch der christlichen Sittenlehre, 186o-1863, 3rd ed. 1874—1875; Eng. trans., New York, 1873) and works on heathen religion (Die Geschichte des Heidentums, 1851—1853) and superstition (Der deutsche Volksaberglaube der Gegenwart, 1865, 2nd ed. 1869). He died on the 12th of April 187o.
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