Kraft, Johann Georg
Kraft, Johann Georg a German theologian, was born at Baiersdorf, in the duchy of Baireuth, June 8, 1740, and was educated at the university in Erlangen. He entered the ministry at first, but in 1764 obtained the privilege of lecturing at the university, and in 1766 became extraordinary professor of philosophy, and in 1768 ordinary professor of theology and university preacher. He died July 2,1772. He furnished many articles to theological periodicals, and published, besides a host of dissertations and several sermons, an edition of Huth's Gesammelte Sonn- u. Festtagspredigten (Schwabach, 17681771, 3 vols. 4to). — Doring, Gelehrte Theol. Deutschlands, ii, 179 sq.