Christian Gottlob Barth

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Portrait of Christian Gottlob Barth.

Christian Gottlob Barth (Stuttgart, 31 July 1799 – Calw, 12 November 1862) was a German pastor who is best remembered for his Zweymal zwey und fünfzig biblische Geschichten für Schulen und Familien (Twice fifty-two Biblical Stories for Schools and Families), a children's Bible, translated into English as "Bible Stories" and then into various Indian languages.[1]


  1. ^ An Indian to the Indians?: on the initial failure and the ... Kittel - Page 235 Reinhard Wendt - 2006 "Barth's little Bible Stories were widely used in the mission's schools, as can be read, for example, .."