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Theology, Wissenschaft, and the Founding of the University of Berlin

Thomas Albert Howard

in Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199266852
eISBN:
9780191604188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266859.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on the establishment of the University of Berlin (1810), its early years of operation, and this institution’s implications for the future of theological instruction and ... More


New Partners

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the emergence of new partners and alliances of the AHRB. In 2000, Brian Follet was appointed as the Chairman of the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB). As the appointed ... More


Science or Wissenschaft? The Study of Public Administration among the Three Branches of Learning

Jos C.N Raadschelders

in Public Administration: The Interdisciplinary Study of Government

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693894
eISBN:
9780191731877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693894.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Within the three branches of knowledge (natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities), public administration fits best among the social sciences. In this chapter, various examples of mapping ... More


Berlin

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter, on the University of Berlin, argues that the Wissenschaftsideologie that surrounded the new university’s creation was, in part, an attempted repair of the broken and disputatious world ... More


Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Zachary Purvis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The modern university and modern Christian theology both spring from the same headwaters: the German university of the nineteenth century. This book examines the dual transformation of institutions ... More


Science from a Jewish Perspective

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the scientific perspective and legacy of German Jewry. Despite the banning of Jewish academics, the Wissenschaft des Judentums continued its work alongside Jewish scholars who ... More


Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Johannes Zachhuber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The book describes the origin, development, and crisis of the German nineteenth-century project of theology as science. Its narrative is focused on the two predominant theological schools during this ... More


(Con)Versions of Cats and Mice and Other Mouse Traps

Jay Geller

in Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the possible connections between the staging of cat-mouse and cat-rat pairings by Franz Kafka and Heinrich Heine, on the one hand, and the asymmetrical and often violent power ... More


The Second Wave: Emergence of a Bible Industry

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bible translations of the second wave appeared in rapid succession in 1831, 1837, 1838, and 1841. They shared an underlying purpose: to provide an alternative to Mendelssohn’s Be’ur, and to be at ... More


Conclusion

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

In the brief conclusion it is argued that the situation emerging at the end of the nineteenth century became paradigmatic for much of twentieth-century debate. Especially the greater divide ... More


H. G. Bronn and the History of Nature

Sander Gliboff

in H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072939
eISBN:
9780262273923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072939.003.0030
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Heinrich Georg Bronn developed his approach to the history of life in Handbuch einer Geschichte der Natur (Handbook of a history of nature) in the 1840s, as well as in the mature reformulation of his ... More


“Who learns history from Heine?”: Wissenschaft des Judentums and Heinrich Heine's Der Rabbi von Bacherach (1840)

Jonathan Skolnik

in Jewish Pasts, German Fictions: History, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804786072
eISBN:
9780804790598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter presents an important discovery about what is undoubtedly the best-known German-Jewish novel, Heinrich Heine's Der Rabbi von Bacherach (The Rabbi of Bacherach [1840]). Heine, who as an ... More


Introduction

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter contextualizes the specific nineteenth-century debate both within the larger question of whether and, if so, how theology is Wissenschaft (scientia; ‘science’) and within the more ... More


A Science without Presuppositions: David Strauss

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter contains an in-depth analysis of the early work of David Strauss within the context of the Tübingen School. It is argued that he radicalizes Baur’s ‘neo-rationalist’ approach of a ... More


Albrecht Ritschl on Theology as Science

Johannes Zachhuber

in Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany: From F.C. Baur to Ernst Troeltsch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641918
eISBN:
9780191752490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641918.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter, the first in the book’s second part, analyses Albrecht Ritschl’s understanding of theology as Wissenschaft. Ritschl’s complex relationship with his sometime teacher, F. C. Baur is then ... More


Naturphilosophie and Physiology

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Schelling’s Naturphilosophie provided a powerful theoretical support system for the innovations in physiology that established biology as a special science in the early nineteenth century. He clearly ... More


The Mosaic and the Jigsaw Puzzle: How It All Fits Together

Thomas P. Kasulis

in Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839673
eISBN:
9780824868604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how we know the world—both natural and human—around us. It first considers the Wissenschaft paradigm of problem solving which relies on fundamental, no longer consciously ... More


Kaddish

Aaron W. Hughes

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199356812
eISBN:
9780199358199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356812.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

Jewish philosophy, like any religious based philosophy, does not begin in wonder, but self-defense. The task of such a defense must, by necessity, be constructed on the wobbly ground of privilege and ... More


Germany and Weimar Berlin as the City of Science

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the ideals and realities of Weimar scientific culture and their impact on the economic, political, and philosophical writings of Michael Polanyi. Faced by the increasing ... More


How the Qur’an Has Been Read So Far: A Sketch of Research

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

A sketch of the previous research on the Qur’an is provided in detail. The overview of approaches and results in Western research goes back to the nineteenth century, following the story of Qur’an ... More


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