Mynster, Jacob Peder
Mynster, Jacob Peder a Danish theologian, was born at Copenhagen November 8, 1775. He was educated at the university of his native city, was employed: some time in teaching, and became in 1801 pastor in Seeland. In 1811 he was appointed assistant minister of the principal church of Copenhagen, in 1828 preacher to the court and the royal family, and in 1834 bishop of Seeland. His writings comprise a great number of sermons, dissertations introductory to the study of the New Testament, and on other Biblical subjects, and several works on doctrinal theology. His admirable Ordination Sermons and other of his works have been translated into German. An edition of his miscellaneous publications, Blandede Schriter, begun in 1852, was completed in 6 vols. in 1856. He died in Copenhagen January 30, 1854.