The New International Encyclopædia/Schulte, Johann Friedrich von
SCHULTE, shōōl'te, Johann Friedrich von (1827—). A German jurist, born at Winterberg, Westphalia. In 1854 he became professor of canon law at Prague. His opposition to the doctrine of Papal infallibility, as oonsistorial councilor, attracted much attention and criticism. In 1873 he became professor at Bonn. From 1874 to 1879 Schulte was a member of the German Reichstag, where he voted with the National Liberals. He is considered an authority on canon law. His publications include: System des katholischen Kirchenrechts (1855); Die Lehre von den Quellen des katholischen Kirchenrechts (1860); Die Rechtsfrage des Einflusses der Regierung bei den Bischofswahlen (1869).