Karsten, Hermann Rudolph A
Karsten, Hermann Rudolph A.
a Lutheran theologian of Germany, member of consistory and doctor of theology and philosophy, was born at Rostock, May 20, 1801, In 1825 he was ordained as assistant preacher, and in 1828 was appointed second preacher of St. Mary's, at his native place. In 1848 he was called as pastor to Dobberan, at the same time being appointed superintendent of his diocese. Two years later he was called as pastor primarius to the Schwerin cathedral, In 1876 he retired from the ministry, and died March 20, 1882. He is the author of, Lehrbuch der christlichen Religion (Rostock, 1838): — Die Kirche und das Symbol in ihrem inneren Zusammenhange (Hamburg, 1842): — Grundlehren der popularen protestantischen Dogmatik (Rostock, 1847): — Die protestantische Kirche u. deren zeitgemasse Reorganization (Leipsic, 1850): — Die letzten Dinge (3d ed. Hamburg, 1861): — Populare Symbolik (Nordlingen, 1860, 1863). See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 1:648. (B.P.)