MärKlin, jOhann fRiedrich
Märklin, Johann Friedrich, a German theologian, was born at Reichenbach, in Würtemberg, Feb. 6, 1732; was educated at the University of Tübingen; in 1755 became archdeacon at Waiblingen; in 1760 lectured at his alma mater; in 1767, archdeacon; in 1786 was raised to the dignity of professor of divinity, the department of exegesis of the Old Test. and Oriental literature falling to him. In 1797 he was made general superintendent of the churches of Wtirtemberg, and died May 13, 1804. He was a distinguished interpreter of the O.-T. Scriptures. Of his productions we only mention Diss. inaug. de Sermone Dei ad ioh. 28, 29 ejusque Scopo (Tubingae, 1754, 4to): — Diss. de religione, imprimbis Christiana, magno in oficiis, etc. (ibid. 1786, 4to). — Doring, Gelehrte Theol. Deutschlands, s.v.