Steiger, Carl Friedrich

Steiger, Carl Friedrich, a Reformed minister of Germany, was born in 1806 at Flaweil, in Switzerland. In 1832 he was called to the pastorate at Brunnadern, in 1838 to Balgach, and in 1841 to Wattwyl, in Toggenburg, where he died, May 11, 1850. He published, Kleine Wochenpredigten über des Christen Stimmung und der Wetton (5th ed. St. Gall, 1862): — Maria von Bethanien. Ein Andachtsbuch fur christl. Jungfrauen (ibid. 1843): — Das Gebetbuch der Bibel (ibid. 1847-53): — Religiose Gedichte (ibid. 1851). See Koch, Gesch. des deutschen Kirchenliedes, 7, 382 sq.; Regensburger Conversations-Lexikon, s.v.; Zuchold, Bibl. Theolog. 2, 1261 sq. (B.P.)

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