Loscher, Johann Kaspar
Loscher, Johann Kaspar a German theologian, was born at Werden May 8, 1636, and was educated at the University of Wittenberg. He flourished successively as superintendent of the churches of Sondershausen (1668), pastor at Erfurt (1676), superintendent at Zwickau (1679), and then as senior preacher in the west Prussian city of Dantzic. In 1687 he was made doctor and professor of theology at his alma mater, and he remained there until his death, July 11, 1718. He wrote many theological dissertations, of but little value in our day.