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Wuttke, Karl Friedrich Adolf

WUTTKE, KARL FRIEDRICH ADOLF (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 ( Handbuck der christlichen Sittenlehre, 1860-1863, 3 r d fi d- 1874-1875; Eng. trans., New York, 1873) and works on heathen religion (Die Geschlchte des Heidentums, 1851-1853) and superstition (Der deutsche Volksaberglaube der Gegenwart, 1865, and ed. 1869). Hediedon the 12th of April 1870.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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