Buck, Johann Christian

Buck, Johann Christian a Lutheran theologian of Germany was born April 11, 1672, at Grifenheinichen, near Wittenberg. He studied at Wittenberg and Leipsic, was in 1700 preacher, and in 1712 superintendent at Torgau; in 1715 he was made doctor of theology, and in 1723 first court-preacher at Dresden. where he died, October 19. He wrote De ἀρχοντομαχίᾷ Circa Sacra, de ποδολατρείᾷ Romani Pontificis; de anno Hebraeorum Jubilaeo. See Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Ranft, Lehen der chursachsischen Gottesgelehrten; Gleich, Annales Ecclesiastici. (B.P.)

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