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Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm

(1802–69). B. Fröndenberg, Westphalia, Ger.; son of Ref. pastor; educ. Bonn; tutor in Basel 1823; privatdocent Berlin 1824, licentiate of theol. 1825, extraordinary prof. 1826, prof. 1828; through private study found Christ in Bible; became Luth.; opposed rationalism,* unionism,* and mediating* theol. Founded Evangelische Kirchen-Zeitung 1827; other works include Christologie des Alten Testaments und Commentar über die Messianischen Weissagungen der Propheten; Beiträge zur Einleitung ins Alte Testament; Das Evangelium des heiligen Johannes; Die Offenbarung des heiligen Johannes; Commentar über die Psalmen. See also Vatke, Johann Karl Wilhelm.

Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg, vols. 1–2 by J. F. J. Bachmann, vol. 3 by T. Schmalenbach (Gütersloh, 1876–92).

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