Johann Lorenz von Mosheim (October 9, 1693 – September 9, 1755), German Lutheran divine and Church historian, was born at Lubeck on the 9th of October, 1693 or 1694. Events 768 - Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks. Events 1000 - Battle of Svolder, Viking Age. 1379 - Treaty of Neuberg, splitting the Austrian Year 1755 ( MDCCLV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther This is a list of historians categorized by their area of study.
After studying at the gymnasium of his native place, he entered the University of Kiel (1716), where he took his masters degree in 1718. The University of Kiel ( German Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, CAU) is a University in the city of Kiel, Germany In 1719 he became assessor in the philosophical faculty at Kiel. For the city in the United States, see Kiel Wisconsin. For the name see Kiel (name. His first appearance in the field of literature was in a polemical tract against John Toland, Vindiciae antiquae christianorum disciplinae (1720), which was soon followed by a volume of Observationes sacrae (1721). These works, along with the reputation he had acquired as a lecturer and preacher, secured for him a call to the University of Helmstedt as professor erdinarius in 1723. The University of Helmstedt, official Latin name Academia Julia ("Julius University" was a University in Helmstedt, Brunswick-Lüneburg The Inst itutionum historiae ecclesiasticae libri IV appeared in 1726, and in the same year he was appointed by the duke of Brunswick abbot of Marienthal, to which dignity and emolument the abbacy of Michaelstein was added in the following year.
Mosheim was much consulted by the authorities when the new University of Göttingen was being formed; especially in the framing of the statutes of the theological faculty, and the provisions for making the theologians independent of the ecclesiastical courts. The University of Göttingen ( German: Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) is a University in the city of Göttingen, Germany. In 1747 he was made chancellor of the university. In 1748 he was responible for the visit George II of Great Britain made to his university. George II (George Augustus 10 November 1683 &ndash 25 October 1760 was King of Great Britain and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg ( He died at Göttingen on the 9th of September 1755.
Among his other works were De rebus christianorum ante Constantinum commentarii (1753), Ketzer-Geschichte (2nd ed. 1748), and Sittenlehre der heiligen Schrift (x7~553). His exegetical writings, characterized by learning and good sense, include Cogitationes in N. T. bc. select. (1726), and expositions of I Corinthians (1741) and the two Epistles to Timothy (1755). The First Epistle to the Corinthians is a book of the Bible in the New Testament. The First Epistle to Timothy is one of three letters in New Testament of the Bible often grouped together as the Pastoral Epistles. In. his sermons (Heilige Reden) considerable eloquence is shown, and a mastery of style which justifies the position he held as president of the German Society.
There are two English versions of the Institutes, that of Archibald Maclaine, published in 1764, and that of James Murdock (1832), which is the more correct. Murdock's translation was revised and re-edited by James Seaton Reid in 1848, and by H. L. Hastings in 1892 (Boston), An English translation of the De rebus christianorum was published by Murdock in 1851.