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Bengel, Johann Albrecht

Born: 1687 AD
Died: 1752 AD
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.