Hommage a Wilhelm Vischer.

Shaqedh, Maqqel.

Book ID: 33422


8vo. 230 pp., 1 b/w and 1 colour portrait photos, laid down hors text, publisher’s original wrappers, slightly rubbed at top edges, biblio, pencil note on front fly leaf, otherwise copy clean inside and in very good condition, Causse Graille Castelnau, Montpellier, 1960.


Wilhelm Eduard Vischer (1895 – 1988) was a Swiss pastor, theologian, Hebraist, Old Testament scholar and amateur Lied lyricist. One of his major areas of study was that of Christ in the Old Testament. From 1934 he was pastor of the German-speaking evangelical church in Lugano. In the same year he published the first volume of Das Christuszeugnis des Alten Testaments on the Pentateuch. In 1942 the second volume on the early prophets and Joshua to Kings. He was a pastor in Basel till 1947 when he moved to become professor of Old Testament in Montpellier.

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