« Balde, Jakob Baldensperger, Wilhelm Baldwin »

Baldensperger, Wilhelm

BALDENSPERGER, WILHELM: German Protestant; b. at Mülhausen (63 m. s.s.w. of Strasburg), Alsace, Dec. 12, 1856. He was educated at the universities of Strasburg, Göttingen, and Paris, and in 1880 was appointed supply at Strasburg. Two years later he was chosen assistant pastor and secretary of the editorial board of the Journal du Protestantisme français at Paris, where he remained until 1884. From 1886 to 1890 he was vicar at Mundolsheim (a suburb of Strasburg) and Strasburg, but in the latter year was appointed associate professor of New Testament exegesis at the University of Giessen, becoming full professor two years later. He was created a knight of the first class of the Order of Philip the Magnanimous in 1904. In addition to many briefer studies and his contributions to the Brunswick edition of the works of Calvin, he has written Das Selbstbewusstsein Jesu im Lichte der messianischen Hoffnung seiner Zeit (Strasburg, 1888); L’Influence du dilettantisme artistique sur la morale et la religion (1890); Karl August Credner, sein Leben and seine Theologie (Leipsic, 1897); Der Prolog der vier Evangelien (Giessen, 1898); and Das spätere Judenthum als Vorstufe des Christenthums (Giessen, 1900).

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