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  1. A·dolf von [ah-dawlf fuh n] /ˈɑ dɔlf fən/, 1851–1930, German Protestant theologian, born in Estonia.
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Examples from the Web for harnack

Historical Examples

  • Harnack traces three stages in the Hellenization of Christianity.

    The Legacy of Greece


  • Ramsay's placing of Harnack's writing in general is interesting in this connection.

  • Harnack was gradually working his way to a new plane of thought.

  • Why they accomplished a cure has been explained very strikingly by Harnack.

  • Harnack and Hawkins agree in finding one verse each in chaps.

British Dictionary definitions for harnack


  1. Adolf von. 1851–1930, German Protestant theologian, author of the influential History of Dogma (1886–90)
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