Coler, Jakob

Coler, Jakob a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born at Gratz, in Voightland, in 1537. He studied at Frankfort-on-the-Oder, was in 1564-pastor at Lauban, in Upper Lusatia, and in 1573 at Neukirch, where he held a colloquy with L. Crentzheim and M. Flacius, concerning original sin. In 1575 he was made doctor of theology and professor of Hebrew at Frankfort; in 1577 he was called to Berlin as member of consistory; became in 1600 superintendent of the Guistrow district in the duchy of Mecklenburg, and died March 7, 1612. He assisted Hutter in the edition of his famous Hebrew Bible, and wrote, De Immortalitate Animae: De Exorcismo: De Libero Arbitrio. See Koller, Wolaviographia; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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