Baier, John William
Baier, John William a Lutheran divine, born at Nuremberg in 1647. He was a member of several German universities, and rector and theological professor of the University of Halle, where he died in 1694. He wrote, Compendium Theologie Positive (Jena, 1686, 8vo, often reprinted): — De Purgatorio (Jena, 1677, 4to): — De Aqua lustrali Pontiffciorum (Jena, 1692, 4to): — Collatio doctrince Quackerorum et Protestantium (Jena, 1694, 4to): —
Biog. Univ. 3, 223; Winer, Theol. Literatur. — Landon, Eccles. Dictionary, s.v.