Herft, Johann Bernhard
Herft, Johann Bernhard a Roman Catholic theologian of Germany, was born April 27, 1745. He studied at Munster, took holy orders in 1769, was in 1774 cathedral. preacher at Osnabriick, canon in 1778, and dean in 1790. He died March 31, 1812. His writings are sermons. See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, s.v. (B.P.).