Borowsky, Ludwig Ernst Von

Borowsky, Ludwig Ernst Von, a Protestant divine of Germany, was born June 17, 1740, at Konigsberg, where he completed his studies. In 1762 he was appointed military chaplain, and in 1763, after the completion of the Seven Year's War, he went to Bartenstein as garrison preacher, where he remained till 1770, when he accepted a call to Schaaken. In 1782 he was called to his native place as pastor of the Neurossgarter congregation, and in 1793 he was a member of the commission for church and school. In 1812 he was appointed general superintendent, in 1815 first court-preacher, in 1816 bishop, and in 1829 archbishop of the Evangelical Church of Prussia. He delivered his last sermon Sept. 4, 1831, and died in the same year, November 10. Of his writings we mention, Ausgewdhlte Predigten und Reden von 1762-1831 (Konigsberg, 1833): — Beitrag zur neuesten

Geschichte der Unitarier und Socinianer: — Preussische Kirchenagende nebst Abhandlung iiber die historische Entwicklung der Liturgie: — Ueber Geist und Styl Dr. M. Luthers, etc. See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 1, 173; but more especially Rindfleisch, Doctor L. E. v. Borowsky, ein Lebensbild (Dantzic, 1878). (B. P.)

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