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Bengel, Ernst Gottlieb
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(von) (Nov 3, 1769, Zavelstein – Mar 23, 1826, Tübingen) was the grandson of J.A. Bengel. In 1806, he became professor of theology in Tübingen, in 1810 full professor, in 1820 prelate. He was the student of J.C. Storr. Bengel devoted himself especially to biblical studies and historical theology. His studies on Socinianism, which has a line of thinking close to his own, were highly appreciated by F.C. Baur, his student and successor. Bengel considered the difference between the Catholic and the Protestant doctrine of justification to be logomachy. He interpreted f…

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Raeder, Siegfried, “Bengel, Ernst Gottlieb”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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