Bengel, Johann Albrecht
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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