1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Wuttke, Karl Friedrich Adolf
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Wuttke, Karl Friedrich Adolf
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WUTTKE, KARL FRIEDRICH ADOLF (1819-1870), German Protestant theologian, was born at Breslau on the 10th of November 1819. He studied theology at Breslau, Berlin and Halle, where he eventually became professor ordinarius; and is known as the author of a treatise on Christian ethics (Handbuch der christlichen Sittenlehre, 1860-1863, 3rd ed. 1874-1875; Eng. trans., New York, 1873) and works on heathen religion (Die Geschlchte des Heidentums, 1851-1853) and superstition (Der deutsche Volksaberglaube der Gegenwart, 1865, 2nd ed. 1869). He died on the 12th of April 1870.