Alber, Johann Nepomuk
Alber, Johann Nepomuk a Roman Catholic theologian of Hungary, was born at Ovar, July 7, 1753, died about 1840. He wrote a large work on Hermeneutics, in 16 vols. (Interpretatio Sacrae Scripturae, Pesth, 1801-4), which Horne recommends as an able refutation of the opinions of the anti-supernaturalist divines of Germany. He also wrote Institutiones Historiae Ecclesiastes (Vienna, 1793); Institutiones Hermeneuticoe, 1817; and Institutiones Linguoe Hebraicoe, 1826. Hoefer, Biog. Generale. 2, 539.