Kein Leben Ohne Wurzeln

Die Rolle Der Kultur in Der Entwicklung Afrikas

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Author: Lawford Imunde

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783817250028

Category: Africa

Page: 292

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Heinrich Bullinger on Prophecy and the Prophetic Office (1523–1538)

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Author: Daniël Timmerman

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525550898

Category: Religion

Page: 329

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It has often been noted that the Protestant Reformation of the early sixteenth century witnessed a revived interest in the scriptural notions of prophets and prophecy. Drawing from both late medieval apocalyptic expectations of the immanent end of the world and from a humanist revival of biblical studies, the prophet appeared to many as a suitable role model for the Protestant preacher. A prominent proponent of this prophetic model was the Swiss theologian and church leader Heinrich Bullinger (1504–1575). This study by Daniël Timmerman presents the first in-depth investigation of Bullinger’s concept of prophecy and his understanding of the prophetic office. It also engages with the history of the Zurich institute for the study of the Scriptures, which has become widely known as the »Prophezei«.

Vorlesungen Uber Zahlentheorie

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Author: Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet,R. Dedekind

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108050395

Category: Mathematics

Page: 650

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Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet (1805-59) may be considered the father of modern number theory. He studied in Paris, coming under the influence of mathematicians like Fourier and Legendre, and then taught at Berlin and Göttingen universities, where he was the successor to Gauss. This book contains lectures on number theory given by Dirichlet in 1856-7. They include his famous proofs of the class number theorem for binary quadratic forms and the existence of an infinity of primes in every appropriate arithmetical progression. The material was first published in 1863 by Richard Dedekind (1831-1916), professor at Braunschweig, who had been a junior colleague of Dirichlet at Göttingen. The second edition appeared in 1871; this reissue is of the third, revised and expanded, edition of 1879; a fourth edition appeared as late as 1894. The appendices contain further work by both Dirichlet and Dedekind.