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Theodor Christlieb

1833-1889. German preacher and professor of pastoral theology. Born in Württemberg and educated at Stuttgart and Tübingen, he held a tutorship in Montpellier followed by two German curacies, then worked in Islington, London (1858-65) as minister to the local German population. In 1865 he became pastor at Friedrichaften where he influenced members of the German royal family. From 1868 to the end of his life he held the chair of pastoral theology at Bonn, where he taught many generations of theological students, upheld conservative views against German biblical critics despite much opposition, and organized missionary work. At Bonn he influenced Prince William (later the emperor) in the latter's student days (1877-80). Christlieb's fine and often original sermons still make stimulating reading. His wife wrote his biography (1892).