Schmid, Die alteste Geschichte des erlauchten Gesamthauses der koniglichen and furstlichen Hohenzollern (Tubingen, 1884-1888); E.
Among his works are Johann Reuchlin, sein Leben and seine Werke (Leipzig, 1871); and Johann Reuchlin's Briefwechsel (Tubingen, 1875); Renaissance and Humanismus in Italien and Deutschland (1882, 2nd ed.
In 1703 Bengel left Stuttgart and entered the university of Tubingen, where, in his spare time, he devoted himself specially to the works of Aristotle and Spinoza, and in theology to those of Philipp Spener, Johann Arndt and August Franke.
In the following year he was recalled to Tubingen to undertake the office of Repetent or theological tutor.
In 1751 the university of Tubingen conferred upon him the degree of doctor of divinity.