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Hengstenberg, Ernst Wilhelm

German Lutheran divine and theologian, 1802-1869, author of Christologie des Alten Testaments and editor of the Evangelische Kirchenzeitung. 

Fishburn and Hughes: "A German Protestant theologian and leader of the orthodox Lutherans, a bitter opponent of 'rationalism' as a method of Old Testament criticism. In 1830 he mounted a violent attack on the rationalist Gesenius." (88)

Borges Index: 
Deutsches Requiem, El Aleph, OC, 576.
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