Bohmer, Just Henning

Bohmer, Just Henning a celebrated jurist of Germany, was born Jan. 29, 1674, at Hanover, After having occupied the highest positions in. the University of Halle, he died Aug. 23, 1749. He wrote, Dissertatt. Juris Ecclesiastici Antiqui, ad Plinium Sec. et Tertullisnunm, Genuinas Origines Prcecipuar. Material. Juris Ecclesiastici Demonstrantes (Leipsic, 1711): — Entwicke lung des Kirchenstaats der ersten Jahrhhunderte (Halle, 1733): — Institutt. Juris. Canon., Methodum Decretalium nec non 'ad Fera Catholicor. atque Protestantium Coimpos. (ibid. 1738; 5th ed. 1770): — Jus. Eccles. Protestantiunz. etc. (ibid; 1714. 4 vols.; 5th ed. 1756-89). He edited Corpus Jut . Can. Gregorii XIII Auctorit. post Emendcationem Absolutum Editium, Recensuit (ibid. 1747, 2 vols.; new edition by E. L. Richter, Leipsic, 1834-38). He i' also the author of a few hymns, two of which have been translated into English — viz.: anlerstandner Siegesfirst (Lyra Germanica, ii, 68: "O risen Lord! O conquering King!") and Brich durch, meizn angefochtnes Herz (ibid. p. 192: "Courage, my sorely tempted heart!"). See Dreyhaupt, Beschreibung des Saal-Kreises (Halle, 1751), 2, 589; Koch, Gesch. des deutschen Kirchenliedes, 4:373 sq. Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. i, 609 sq.; ii, 4, 8, 12, 28; Herzog, Real- Encyklop. s.v.; Lichtenberger, Encyclopedic des Sciences Religieuses, s.v. Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v. (B. P.)

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