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  1. Frie·drich Ernst Da·ni·el [free-drikh ernst dah-nee-el] /ˈfri drɪx ɛrnst ˈdɑ niˌɛl/, 1768–1834, German theologian and philosopher.
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Historical Examples

  • But the truth Schleiermacher urged was one of essential importance to the matter.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • He is writing now a life of Schleiermacher of which one volume is published.

  • As a dogmatic writer he belonged to the school of Schleiermacher.

  • Service rendered by Schleiermacher to religion and theology in this connection.


    Robert Flint

  • This claim is an innovation, and finds no precedent in Schleiermacher.

British Dictionary definitions for schleiermacher


  1. Friedrich Ernst Daniel (ˈfriːdrɪç ɛrnst ˈdaːnjeːl). 1768–1834, German Protestant theologian and philosopher. His works include The Christian Faith (1821–22)
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