See also:Protestant theologian, was of
See also:peasant origin and was
See also:born at Sonneborn near
See also:Elberfeld on the loth of
See also:April 1802 . He studied
See also:theology at
See also:Bonn (from 1822) under K . I . Nitzsch and G . C . F . Lucke, held several pastorates, and eventually (1854) settled at Bonn as
See also:professor of theology in succession to Isaac A .
See also:Dorner, becoming also in 186o counsellor to the
See also:consistory . He died on the 9th of
See also:July 1884 .
See also:Lange has been called the poetical theologian
See also:par excellence: " It has been said of him that his thoughts succeed each other in such rapid and agitated waves that all
See also:calm reflection and all rational distinction become, in a manner, drowned " (F . Lichtenberger) . As a dogmatic writer he belonged to the school of Schleiermacher .
His Christliche Dognzatik (3 vols., 1849–1852, new edition, 187o) " contains many fruitful and suggestive thoughts, which, however, are hidden under such amass of bold figures and
See also:strange fancies, and suffer so much from want of clearness of presentation, that they did not produce any lasting effect " (
See also:Otto Pileiderer) . His other
See also:works include Das Leben Jesu (3 vols., 1844–1847) Das apostolische Zeitalter (2 vols., 1853-1854), Grundriss der theologischen Fnsyklopadie (1877), Grundriss der christlichen Ethik (1878), and Grundriss der Bibelkunde (1881) . In 1857 he undertook with other scholars a Theologisch-homiletisches Bibelwerk, to which he contributed commentaries on the first four hooks of the
See also:Matthew, Mark,
See also:Revelation . The Bibelwerk has been translated, enlarged and revised under the general editorship of Dr
See also:Schaff .
FRIEDRICH ALBERT LANGE (1828—1875)
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