Gerber, Christian

Gerber, Christian a German theologian, was born at Gornitz, March 27, 1660. He studied at Zeitz and Leipsic, and having completed his education at Dresden, became pastor of Roth-Schonberg in 1685, and at Lockwitz in 1690. He continued his studies, at the same time practicing medicine. His last years were full of religious controversies. He died March 24, 1731. His principal works are, Historie der Kirchen-Ceremonien in Sachsen (Dresden, 1723): — Historie der Wiedergebornen in Sachsen (ibid. 1725, 1726, 4 parts): — Geheimnisse des Reiches Gottes (2 parts). See Winer, Handbuch oder theol. Lit. 1:627; 2:364; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Koch, Geschichte des deutschen Kircheniees, 4:275 sq. (B.P.)

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