In A Philological Introduction to Greek and Latin for Students, F.C. Baur combines literary studies, history, and linguistics to Greek and Latin texts to help those wishing to better understand the Bible in the original languages. He divides his study into three parts:
Ferdinand Christian Baur (1792–1860) was educated at the University of Tübingen where he later taught as a professor of theology and is credited with founding the movement known as the “Tübingen School” of New Testament criticism. He applied Hegelian philosophy to Christian history in order to develop a new understanding about how Christianity developed.