Kraft, Johann Wilhelm
Kraft, Johann Wilhelm a German theologian. was born at Allendorf March 11,1696. He went to Marburg University in 1712, and in 1723 became pastor of the Reformed Church at Marburg; later (in 1738) he removed to Hanau, but returned to Marburg in 1747, to assume the duties of a professorship in theology at his alma mater. He died Nov. 25, 1767. His most important works are
Fasciculi observationum sacrarum quibus varia Scripturce loca atque argumentea theologica illustrantur (Marb. 1758-1766, 8vo): — Sciagraphia theologice moralis ex resipiscentia etfide tanquam ex genuino geminoque omniunm virtutum Christianarum fonte liquido derivatce (Rintel and Hersf. 1760, 8vo).-Doring Gelehrte Theol. Deutschlands, ii, 185.