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Flatt, Karl Christian

(1772–1843). B. Stuttgart; brother of J. F. Flatt*; educ. Tübingen; prof. theol. Tübingen 1804; collegiate preacher and supreme consistorial councillor Stuttgart 1812; gen. supt. Ulm 1829. Held that forgiveness of sins depends on moral improvement; regarded the death of Christ as symbolic assurance of God's grace. Translated G. C. Storr,* Doctrinae christianae pars theoretica e sacris litteris repetita, into Ger. as Lehrbuch der christlichen Dogmatik; other works include Philosophisch-exegetische Untersuchungen tiber die Lehre von der Versöhnung.

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