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Wendt, Hans Hinrich

WENDT, HANS HINRICH (1853- ), German Protestant theologian, was born in Hamburg on the 18th of June 1853. After studying theology at Leipzig, Gottingen and Tubingen, he became in 1885 professor ordinarius of systematic theology at Heidelberg, and in 1893 was called to Jena. His work on the teaching of Jesus (Die Lehre Jesu, 1886-1890; Eng. trans, of second part, 1892) made him widely known. He also edited several editions (sth to 8th, 1880-1898) of the Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles inH. A. W. Meyer's series. In May 1904 he delivered two addresses in London on " The Idea and Reality of Revelation, and Typical Forms of Christianity," as t Essex Hall Lectures (published, 1904).

His works include: Die chrislliche Lehre von der menschlick Vollkommenheit (1882), Der Erfahrungsbeweis fur die Wahrheit des Christentums (1897), and Do* Johannesevangelium (1900; Eng. trans., 1902).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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