LüdKe, fRiedrich gErmanus
Lüdke, Friedrich Germanus a German theologian, was born at Stendal, Prussia, April 10, 1730. He began his academical course very young, upon its completion, became pastor of the Nicolai Church at Berlin, which office he held until his death, March 8, 1792. He was looked upon by his contemporaries as a man of an independent, decided, and philosophical mind, and ably defended the Christian truths. He was also an earnest advocate of tolerance, and wrote "About Tolerance and Freedom of Conscience." — Döring, Gelehrte Theol. Deutschlands, volume 2, s.v.