- Category : Writers-Religion-Philosophy
- Type : PE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 1
German Lutheran theologian who showed both the religious and ethical relevance of the Christian faith by synthesizing the teaching of the Scriptures and the Protestant Reformation with some aspects of modern knowledge. Most of the results of Ritschl’s scholarship were presented in his major work, "Die christliche Lehre von der Rechtfertigung und Versöhnung" (The Christian Doctrine of Justification and Reconciliation), 3 vol. (1870–74).
Ritschl was professor of theology at Bonn and Göttingen.
He died 20 March 1889, Götting