It happened on FEBRUARY 25


The German marine biologist Johannes Reinke died in Kiel. The son of a protestant pastor, he was born in Ziethen in 1849. He opposed the materialist outlook of Ernst Häckel, publishing various works on the relationship between science and religion, among them Die Welt als Tat. Umrisse einer Weltansicht auf naturwissenschaftlicher Grundlage (1925), Wissen und Glauben in der Naturwissenschaft (1929), and Das dynamische Weltbild. Physik und Biologie (1926).

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

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