Clauswitz, Benedict Gottlieb

Clauswitz, Benedict Gottlieb, a Protestant theologian of Germany, was born Aug. 4, 1692, at Gross Wiederitsch, near Leipsic. In the latter place he studied theology and philology, and was permitted, in 1711, to lecture on Greek and Hebrew languages, after having presented his De Epicteti ὑπερσοφιᾳ καὶ ἀσοφιᾳ in iis quae ad Deum Pertinent. In 1718 he was made bachelor of theology, and in 1722 succeeded his father in the pastorate. In 1732 he was called as archdeacon to Maerseburg, and six years later to Halle as professor of theology. He was made doctor of theology in 1739, and died May 8,1749, leaving, Syntagma Doctrince de Fidet in J. Chr. (Halle, 1748) De Luca Evangelista, Medico (Leips. 1740): -De Mortuis Tempore Resurrectionis Chrisits Resuscitatis (ibid. 1741) :-De Analogia Inter Penecostoen Veteris et Novi Testamenti (ibid. eod.). See Doring, Die Gelehrten Theologen:-Deutschlands, i, 254 sq. Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. i, 444, 570. (B. P.)

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