Wyttenbach, Daniel

Wyttenbach, Daniel one of the most prominent theologians of the Reformed Church of the 18th century, was born at Worb, near Berne, June 26, 1706. He studied in Switzerland, Germany, Holland, and France. In 1746 he was appointed professor at Berne, and in 1756 was called to Marburg, where he also received the degree of doctor of divinity. He died June 29, 1779. He is the author of, Praelectio de Iis, quae Observanda sunt circa Theologiam et Dogmaticam et Eleuchticim Docendam (Berne, 1747): — De Principiis Statuum Evangelicorum circa Res Ecclesiasticas (Marburg, 1756): — Testament Theologiae Dognmaticae Methodo Scientifica Pertractafae (Berne, 1741-47, 3 volumes): — Compendium Theol. Dognaticae et Moralis (Frankfort, 1754), etc. See Curtius, Memoria D. Wyttenbachii (Marburg, 1779 ); Bang, Elogium in D. Wyttenbachium (Berne, 1781); Strieder, Hess. Gell.-Geschichte, 17:322 sq.; Heppe, Geschichte der theol. Facultat zu Marburg (Marburg, 1873 ); Theol. Universallexikon, s.v.; Furst, Bibl. Jud. 3:538. (B.P.)

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