Ammon, Friedrich Wilhelm Philip Von

Ammon, Friedrich Wilhelm Philip VON

a German theologian, son of Christoph (q.v.), was born February 7, 1791, at Erlangen, where he also studied theology, as well as at Jena. In 1813 he was appointed pastor at Buttenheim, near Bamberg, and in 1820 became archdeacon at Erlangen, where he finally died pastor, doctor, and professor of theology, September 19, 1855. He wrote, Geiler von Kaisersberg's Leben, Lehren und Predigten (Erlangen, 1826): — Denkmal zur dritten Sdcularfeier der augsburger Confession (ibid. 1829 ) Evangelisches Jubelfestbuch zur dritten Sacularfeier der augsburger Confession (ibid. 1831): — Gallerie der denkwiirdigsten Personen, welche ins XVI., XVII. und XVIII. Jahrhunderte vion der evangelischen zur catholischen Kirche ubergetreten sind (ibid. 1833). See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 1:24; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:578, 755, 909, 916; 2:333. (B.P.)

 
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