Kling, Christian Friedrich

Kling, Christian Friedrich, a German theologian, was born at Altdorf, in Wurtemberg, Nov. 4,1800, and was educated at the University of Tubingen, where he became " repetent" in 1824. Two years later he entered the ministry, and settled at Waiblingen until 1832, when he removed to Marburg as professor of theology. In 1840 he was appointed to and accepted a like position at Bonn University, which he held until 1847; then became preacher at Ebersbach, in Wurtemberg; later deacon at Marbach, and died in 1861. Kling was a ready writer, and contributed largely to the different German periodicals; he was one of the ablest assistants on the Theologische Studien und Kritiken. He edited J. F. von Flatt's Vorlesungen uber die Pastoral Briefe (1831), and contributed a Commentary to the Corinthians to Lange's Bibelwerk (translated by Daniel W. Poor, D.D., Scribner's edit. New York, 1871, royal 8vo).

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