OEHLER, Gustav Friedrich

OEHLER, Gustav Friedrich. Ebingen, Württemberg 10.6.1812 — Tübingen 19.2.1872. German Lutheran Theologian and Oriental Scholar. Son of a modest teacher. Studied theology and Oriental languages at Tübingen. In 1834-37 teacher of theology at Missionshaus in Basel. Ph.D. 1837 Tübingen. One year further studies at Berlin (also Sanskrit from Bopp). As PD taught Sanskrit in 1838 at Tübingen (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). In 1840-45 Professor at seminary and minister of Schönthal, 1845-52 in Breslau, then Director of Seminary and Professor of Old Testament Theology at Tübingen University. Married 1840 Luise Steudel, several children.

Publications: Theological works and articles, often about the Old Testament.

Sources: Th. Schott, A.D.B. 24, 1887, 181-185; Wikipedia with photo.

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