Becker, Johann Heinrich

Becker, Johann Heinrich a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born at Rostock, Aug. 14, 1698. He studied at Jena, Halle, and Wittenberg; was in 1725 plastor of St. Nicolai, in his native place; in 1730, professor of ethics; in 1736 he was made doctor of divinity, and in 1743 professor of theology. He died in 1772. He wrote, Disputatio de Pathologia Sacra (Rostock, 1722): — De Angelorum Lapsorum ex Inferno per Christumn Speranda Restitutione, ex Ebr. ii, 16 (ibid. 1736):Utrum Potius in Voluntate an Vero in Intelleciu Vitium sit Atheismus? (ibid. 1737). See Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten- Lexikon, s.v.; Neues Gelehrtes Europd, ii, 618. (B. P.)

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