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Franz Xaver Reithmayr

Franz Xaver Reithmayr (March 16, 1809 - January 26, 1872) was a German Catholic theologian who specialized in New Testament exegesis. He was born in Illkofen, located near Regensburg.

He studied theology in Regensburg and at the University of Munich. In 1832 he received his ordination and for a period of time taught classes at the Latin School in Regensburg. Afterwards he returned to Munich and continued his studies under theologian Johann Adam Möhler (1796-1838), who was a profound influence on Reithmayr's career. After Möhler's death in 1838, he edited and published his mentor's Patrologie, oder christliche Literärgeschicht (Patrology, or Christian Literary History).

In 1836 he earned his doctorate in theology, and in 1841 was appointed full professor of New Testament exegesis at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Munich, a position he maintained until his death. In 1869 he became Herausgeber of the Bibliothek der Kirchenväter (Library of the Church Fathers). The following are some of his better known writings:

  • Commentar zum Briefe an die Römer (Commentary to Epistle to the Romans), Regensburg (1843)
  • Einleitung in die canonischen Bücher des Neuen Bundes (Introduction to the Canon of the New Testament Books), Regensburg (1852)
  • Commentar zum Briefe an die Galater ( Commentary to Epistle to the Galatians), Münich (1865)
  • Lehrbuch der biblischen Hermeneutik (Textbook of Biblical Hermeneutics), (1874); edited and published by Valentin Thalhofer (1825-1891)

References

  • Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Biography


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