Baeng (Baengius), Peter

Baeng (Baengius), Peter a Swedish theologian, was born in 1633 at Helsingborg, in Scania, and studied at Upsala and other universities. In 1655 he was called as professor of theology to Abo, and in 1682 king Charles XI of Sweden appointed him bishop at Viborg. He organized the different churches and schools of his diocese, and died in the year 1696. He wrote, Commentarius in Epistolans ad Hebrceos:-Sazncti Ansgaris Vita:-Trnactatus de Sacramentis: — Catecheta Lutheranus: — Chronologia Sacra. See Pipping, A Memorice Theologorum; Jicher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Landon, Eccles. Diet. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v. (B. P.)

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