Bilfinger, Georg Bernhard

Bilfinger, Georg Bernhard a Protestant divine of Germany, doctor and professor of theology, and president of the consistory at Tubingen, was born Jan. 23, 1693, at Canstadt. He studied at Tubingen and Halle, was in 1721 appointed professor of philosophy at Tubingen, but had no great success there. In 1725 he accepted a call to St. Petersburg, but in 1731 returned to Tubingen, having been appointed professor of theology and superintendent of Tubingen. He died Feb. 18, 1750. He wrote, De Harmonia Animni et Corporis Humani Maxime Prcestabilitc (Tubingen, 1723): — Dilucidationes Philosophiccs de Deo, Anima Humnana, Mundo et Generalibus Rerum Ajfectionibus (ibid. 1725; 1768, 4to): — Diss. de

Cultu Dei Rationali (ibid. 1731, 1739): Notes Breves int B. Spinoze. Methodunm Explicandi Scripturias (ibid. 1732, 1739): — De illysteriis Christicance Religionis Generatim Spectatis Sermto (ibid. 1732, 1738). See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. i, 282, 425; Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, i, 114 sq.; Lichtenberger, Ency. des Sciences Religieuses, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, — s.v. (B. P.)

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