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Bengel, Johann Albrecht (Johann)

Born: 1687 AD
Died: 1752 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Scholars, Theologian


1687 - Born on the 24th of June in Württemberg, Germany.

1693 - He was educated by a friend, who became a master in the gymnasium at Stuttgart.

1703 - He left Stuttgart and entered the university as student at the Tübinger Stift.

         - Selected to prepare materials for a treatise De Spinosismo.

1707 - Bengel entered the ministry and was appointed to the parochial charge of Metzingen unter-Urach.

1708 - He was recalled to Tübingen to undertake the office of Repetent or theological tutor.

1713 -  Master of the Klosterschule at Denkendorf, a seminary for candidates for the ministry established in a former monastery of the canons of the Holy Sepulchre.

1734 - His edition of the Greek Testament was published at Tübingen and Stuttgart.

1741 - Appointed prelate at Herbrechtingen.

1742 - Published Gnomon Novi Testamenti, or Exegetical Annotations on the New Testament.

1751 - The university of Tübingen conferred upon him the degree of doctor of divinity.

1752 - Johann Albrecht Bengel died.


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