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Bultmann, Rudolf (1884–1976)

Subject Philosophy

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405106795.2004.x


German demythologizing existentialist theologian, born in Wiefelstede, Professor at University of Marburg. Bultmann drew on Heidegger's ontology to develop a theology suitable for modernity. He sought to demythologize the scriptures by translating biblical language into terms of human fallenness and God's call to authentic existence. His main works include Faith and Understanding (1969), History and Escatology (1957), and Theology of the New Testament , 2 vols. (1948–53). ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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