Wilhelm Schneemelcher (Berlin 21 August 1914 – 6 August 2003 in Bad Honnef) was a German Protestant theologian and expert on the New Testament Apocrypha. He obtained through Hans Lietzmann a post researching Latin and Greek manuscripts at the Church Fathers Commission, however this came under the Prussian Academy of Sciences so in 1938 Schneemelcher was removed by the Nazi authorities due to being "politically unreliable", due to sympathies with the Confessing Church, and was forced to turn to making a living as a bookseller's assistant.

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  • Wilhelm Viktor Gustav Adolf Schneemelcher (* 21. August 1914 in Berlin; † 6. August 2003 in Bad Honnef) war ein evangelischer Theologe und von 1954 bis 1979 Professor für Neues Testament und Geschichte der Alten Kirche (Patristik) an der Universität Bonn. Weit verbreitet sind seine Neubearbeitungen der deutschen Übersetzung der neutestamentlichen Apokryphen. (de)
  • Wilhelm Schneemelcher (Berlin 21 August 1914 – 6 August 2003 in Bad Honnef) was a German Protestant theologian and expert on the New Testament Apocrypha. He obtained through Hans Lietzmann a post researching Latin and Greek manuscripts at the Church Fathers Commission, however this came under the Prussian Academy of Sciences so in 1938 Schneemelcher was removed by the Nazi authorities due to being "politically unreliable", due to sympathies with the Confessing Church, and was forced to turn to making a living as a bookseller's assistant. In 1939 he was conscripted into the Wehrmacht, and after the war he was a village pastor in Stöckheim near Northeim. From 1954 to 1979 he was professor of patristics at the University of Bonn. He was editor of the collection Festschrift für Günther Dehn in honour of the anti-Nazi pastor Günther Dehn. (en)
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  • Wilhelm Viktor Gustav Adolf Schneemelcher (* 21. August 1914 in Berlin; † 6. August 2003 in Bad Honnef) war ein evangelischer Theologe und von 1954 bis 1979 Professor für Neues Testament und Geschichte der Alten Kirche (Patristik) an der Universität Bonn. Weit verbreitet sind seine Neubearbeitungen der deutschen Übersetzung der neutestamentlichen Apokryphen. (de)
  • Wilhelm Schneemelcher (Berlin 21 August 1914 – 6 August 2003 in Bad Honnef) was a German Protestant theologian and expert on the New Testament Apocrypha. He obtained through Hans Lietzmann a post researching Latin and Greek manuscripts at the Church Fathers Commission, however this came under the Prussian Academy of Sciences so in 1938 Schneemelcher was removed by the Nazi authorities due to being "politically unreliable", due to sympathies with the Confessing Church, and was forced to turn to making a living as a bookseller's assistant. (en)
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