Gustaf Emanuel Hildebrand Aulén Sweden

Biography of Gustaf Emanuel Hildebrand Aulén

Gustaf Emanuel Hildebrand Aulén, a Swedish theologian, was awarded Doctor of Divinity from the University of Glasgow in 1951.

In 1913 Aulén was appointed Professor of Dogmatics at Lund University. In 1933, he became Bishop of Strängnäs in the Church of Sweden, after publishing his most famous work Christus Victor: An Historical Study of the Three Main Types of the Idea of Atonement in 1931.


Archival Materials

  • R1/13/1 Registers of honorary graduates 25 Jun 1919-18 Jun 1986, D


Gustaf Emanuel Hildebrand Aulén
Born 15 May 1879.
Died 16 December 1977.
GU Degree: DD, 1951;
University Link: Honorary Graduate
Occupation categories: theologians
English snippet: Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Swedish Theologian
Record last updated: 2nd Apr 2013

Country Associations

Sweden Sweden, Ljungby
Place of Birth

Sweden Sweden, No Region
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Honorary Graduate