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Bente, Gerhard Friedrich

(January 22, 1858–December 15. 1930). B. Wimmer, Hannover; d. Redwood City, California; buried Con. Cemetery. St. Louis. Grad. Saint Louis 1881; pastor Humberstone, Stonebridge, and Jordan, Ont., 1882–93: vice-pres. Can. Dist., Mo. Syn., 1885; pres. 1887–93; prof. Conc. Sem., Saint Louis. 1893–1926. Ed. Lehre und Wehre: coed. Concordia Triglotta with W. H. T. Dau*; wrote Was steht der Vereinigung der lutherischen Synoden Amerikas im Wege? Gesetz and Evangelium; Amerikanisches Lathertum: Amrican Lutheranism (2 vols.); Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

J. Bente, Biography of Dr. Friedrich Bente (Saint Louis, 1936); L. Fuerbringer, “D. F. Bente als Theolog,” CTM, II (June 1931), 416–423.

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