Meyer, Johann Hermann

Meyer, Johann Hermann a German Protestant theologian, was born at Hamburg October 6, 1737, and was educated at the University of Helmstadt. He was appointed minister at Hamburg in 1766, in 1778 at Rendsburg. He was elected deacon in 1771 by the parishioners of the Nicolai Kirche at Kiel. and made, in 1778, archdeacon, and in 1786 pastor of that church. He died August 26, 1795. Meyer was very much beloved for his strict sense of honesty, morality friendship, and love. He was very devoted to his vocation as minister, and found but little time for the publication of books. The following dissertations are the most important works he gave to the public: Hamburgische Abschiedsrede-und Rendsburgische Antrittspredigt. (Hamburg, 1768, 4to); Gedenkverse mit dem Inhalt Predigten vom J. 1774 (Kiel, 1774, 8vo); Der Verlust der Gnade, in einer Wahlpredigt (Hamburg, 1775, 8vo); Das Andenken voriger Zeiten (Kiel, 1776, 8vo).

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