Bacmeister, Lucas (2)

Bacmeister, Lucas (2)

son of the preceding, was born Nov. 11, 1570, at Rostock. He studied at Strasburg and Wittenberg, and was made professor of theology in 1600. In 1604 he was appointed superintendent at Rostock; in 1605 was made doctor of divinity, and died Oct. 12,1638. He wrote, Disputationes contra Decreta Concilii Tridentini :-Tractatus de Lege :-Disputationes de SS. Trinitate, etc. He was also the author of a number of German hymns which are still in use in the German Church. See Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten- Lexikon, s.v.; and especially Tarnovius's Biography of Bacmeister (Rostock, 1608); Koch, Gesch. d. deutschen Kirchenliedes, iii, 134 sq. (B. P.)

 
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