Muller, Johann Daniel
Muller, Johann Daniel a German theologian, was born at Allendorf May 22, 1721, and was educated at Giessen, where he studied theology, philosophy, and ancient languages. In 1740 he was appointed rector at his native place, and acted at the same time as assistant minister of a church. In 1768 he took the position of professor of divinity at the University of Rinten, and there died, April 30, 1794. Besides numerous dissertations in journals, he published several works, of which the most important are, Diss. in qua immortalitas anince ex principiis rationis, methodo mathematicorum demonstratur (Gissse, 1743, 4to): — Der rechte Gebrauch und Missbrauch der Vernunft bei Geheimnissen der Auferstebung der Todten insbesondere (Frankf. a.M. 1747, 8vo): — Possibilitas et certitudo resurrectionis mortuorum ex principiis rationis excitatae, methodo mathematicorum demonstrata; cum praefatione J.G. Canzii (Marburg, 1752, 8vo): — Diss. theologica de Providentia Dei ex confusione mundi demonstrata (Rinteln, 1771, 4to): — Entdeckter Kunstgrift unserer Zeiten, die Religion durch die Bibel und die Bibel durch die Religion el bestreiten (Brunsw. 1777, 8vo): — Progr. de mutilatione Dei, Scripturae, mundi et animae violatae rationis et revelationis teste (Rinteln, 1784, 4to). See Doring, Gelehr. Theol. Deutschlands, 4:585-587.