#5221 Overall Influence

Julius Wellhausen

German theologian


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Julius Wellhausen was a German biblical scholar and orientalist. In the course of his career, he moved from Old Testament research through Islamic studies to New Testament scholarship. Wellhausen contributed to the composition history of the Pentateuch/Torah and studied the formative period of Islam. For the former, he is credited as one of the originators of the documentary hypothesis.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Marburg

German university

University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

University of Greifswald

University in Germany

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#142 World Rank
Religious Studies