These books are located in case 8 rows 4 and 5 except where noted.
Anonymous. Danck, Lob, und Jubel. Stuttgart, 1730. Celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Augsburg Confession at the new Rathaus in the village of Schorndorff near Stuttgart. Contains a play on the Reformation, a debate between Luther and Tetzel, and two sermons by Johann Gottlob Carpzov. Gift from Paul Bretscher.
Bengel, Johann Albrecht. Erklärte Offenbarung Johannes oder vielmehr Jesu Christi. 2nd edition. Stuttgart: Joh. Christoph Erhardt, 1746. 1,176 pages. Title page is typed. Bengel, 1687-1752, was the foremost post-Reformation theologian in Württemberg. A man of eminent piety and vast and sound learning. In 1734 he published an edition of the Greek New Testament with a critical apparatus. His greatest work: Gnomon Novi Testamenti. Both of these works are in the LSTC Rare Books Collection.
Buddeus, Johann Franz. Isagoge historico theologica ad theololgiam universam. Leipzig, 1727. Budde, 1667-1729, mediated between orthodox Lutheranism and Pietism. Case 7 shelf 3 between the rows.
Calov, Abraham. Biblia Illustrata. Dresden and Leipzig, 1717. With annotations by Hugo Grotius. Genesis to Lamentations of Jeremiah. 2nd edition, 1719. Prophets and Apocrypha, 1719; Matthew-Acts, 1719; Romans to Revelation, Dresden and Leipzig, 1719; Abraham Calov, 1612-1686, was active in almost every phase of the church’s work: administration, preaching, teaching, and writing. Biblia Illustrata, first published 1672-1676, is considered his greatest work.Proponent of Confessional Lutheran Orthodoxy. The second, third, and fourth volumes are located in case 7 row 4.
Fabricius, Johann. Historia Bibliothecae Fabricianae. Wolfenbüttel. Part I, 479 pages, 1717; Part II, 526 pages, 1718; Part III, 546 pages, 1719; Part IV, 546 pages, 1721; Part V 543 pages 1724; Part VI 576 pages, 1724. Johann Fabricius, 1644-1729, sought to minimize confessional differences.
Grotius, Hugo. De Veritate Religionis Chistianae (Concerning the Truth of the Christian Religion). 1709. 352 pages. Hugo Grotius, 1583-1645, is known as the father of International Law. He originated governmental theory of the atonement. Joannes Clericus, 1657-1736, denied the Mosaic authorship of the Pentateuch
Jöcher, Christian Gottlieb. Compendioses Gelehrten Lexicon. Leipzig, 1758. The author lived from 1694-1758. Case 10
König, Johann Friederich. Theologia Positiva Acroamatica, Synoptice tractata. Rostock and Leipzig, 1711. 291 pages. König, 1619-1664, taught at Greifswald and Rostock. This work was the basis of many 17th century dogmatic lectures, including J. A. Wuenstedt’s Theologia didactio-polemica.
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim. Anti-Goeze. Braunschweig, 1778. In 1777 Lessing, 1729-1781, had published rationalistic comments on the New Testament under the name of H. S. Reimarus. Pastor J. M. Goeze, 1717-1786, of Hamburg made bitter attacks on Lessing. This volume contains five of a series of eleven polemical pamphlets against Pastor Goeze. Case 10
Lilienthal, M. Meichael. Biblischer Archivarius der heiligen Schrift Neuen Testaments. Königsberg and Leipzig, 1745. Case 6 shelf 3.
Pfeiffer, August. Thesaurus Hermeneuticus. 1704. 617 pages. Pfeiffer, 1640-1698, was a professor at Leipzig. A picture shows Phillip interpreting the fourth Servant Poem to the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8).
Pritius, Io Georgius. Introduction in Lectionem Novi Testamenti. Leipzig, 1737. 596 pages plus index. Also mentioned on title page Carl Gottlob Hofmann. Pritius, 1662-1732.
Pritius, Io Georgius. tou agiou patros makariou tou aigyptiou omiliai Sancti Patris Macarii Aegyptii Homiliae. Leipzig, 1714. Greek and Latin Homilies. Pritius, 1662-1732. Case 10
Relando, Hadriano. Antiquitates Sacrae Veterum Hebraeorum. 1708. 261 pages. Adriaan Reland, 1676-1718, made a significant contribution to research on the historical geography of early Palestine. Bound in same volume with Grotius, De Veritate.
Reusch, Johann Peter. Introductio in Theologiam Revelatum. Jena, 1760. 1,064 pages. Reusch, 1691-1758, was a professor at Jena.
Walch, Johann Georg, ed. Bibliotheca Theologica Selecta. 4 volumes. Jena, 1777. Previously owned by Francis Pieper. Case 7 shelf 5,
Walch, Johann Georg. Philosophisches Lexicon. Volumes 1 and 2. 4th edition. Leipizig, 1775. Previously owned by Paul M. Bretscher. Walch, 1693-1775, was father of Christian Wilhelm Franz Walch, 1726-1784, and Johann Ernst Immanuel Walch, 1725-1778. Case 7 shelf 5.
Much of the data on this page is taken from Deutsche Biographie (http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/index.html), Lutheran Cyclopedia, ed. Erwin L. Lueker, St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1975, WorldCat, and from annotations by Edgar M. Krentz..
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