free public domain works of Johann Lorenz von Mosheim via Post- Reformation Digital Library (PRDL), a database of digital books ca. (–),ecclesiastical historian and divine. Educated at the University of Kiel, in he became professor of theology at Helmstedt and in at. Mosheim, Johann Lorenz von. ( words). [German Version]. (Oct 9, , Lübeck – Sep 9, , Göttingen) studied in Kiel from onward and became .

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BT Library Class transcriptions Books. His most important work was Institutiones historiae ecclesiasticae antiquae et recentiorisof which a number of English translations were published in the nineteenth century. He it was who first treated ecclesiastical history as it should be treated. In the study of morals he, modheim a time at least, created an epoch, and in the history of German pulpit eloquence a new period dates from him.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. An English translation of the De rebus christianorum was published by Murdock in Johann Lorenz von Mosheimborn Oct.

Johann Lorentz Von Mosheim

Johann Nikolaus Von Hontheim. Josheim his first wife he had two sons and one daughter, and by his third wife one daughter, afterwards duchess of Noailles. There is almost no domain of theology which he did not live to adorn and bless Johann Lorenz von Mosheim.

This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Thank you for your feedback. His first appearance in the field of literature was in a polemical tract against John TolandVindiciae antiquae christianorum disciplinaewhich was soon followed by a volume of Observationes sacrae Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Its government is headed by the chancellor prime ministerwho is elected by a majority vote of the Bundestag Federal Assembly upon nomination by the president head of state.


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Johann Lorenz von Mosheim – Wikipedia

Nevertheless, his deep knowledge, his patient research, his general candor and impartiality, and his philosophical spirit, entitle Mosheim to a place among the best Church historians.

Here his lectures on theology attracted all classes of moshekm. His talents were of a very jlhann order, his learning johanj immense, and his character was exemplary. Views Read Edit View history. Mosheim, Johann Laurenz von a German theologian noted as an ecclesiastical historian of great merit, was born of a noble family at Lubeck, October 9, Ecclesiasticam pertinentes new ed. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Among his other works are a Latin translation, with notes, of Cudworth’s Systema Intellectuale Jena, Johannes Geiler Von Kaysersberg.

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Mosheim, Johann Laurenz Von

Inat the invitation of the duke of Brunswick, he became professor of theology in the University of Helmstadt, where he remained until ; when, after having at various times refused several tempting offers from the high schools of Leipsic, Dantzic, Kiel, and others, he was appointed to the professorship of theology at Gottingen and the chancellorship of the university.


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Mosheim is regarded as the most learned Lutheran theologian of his time. Mosheim, Johann Laurenz Von Mosheim, Johann Laurenz von a German theologian noted as an ecclesiastical historian of great merit, was born of a noble family at Lubeck, October 9, Mosheim was greatly distinguished as a preacher.

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. He died September 9, Schlegel’s translation is the better, and is enriched with valuable notes. Although he contributed to most fields of theology, his principal works were in church history, which he endeavored to make more scientific and objective. Mosheim in faith was thoroughly orthodox, yet mild and patient towards others, and in this respect really unlike many of that mosheiim.

Mclaine’s professed object was to improve Mosheim’s style, by adding words and rounding off periods. In he became assessor in the philosophical faculty at Kiel.