Osiander By way of supplement we add the following:

1. GOTTLIEB, was born at Stuttgart, March 15, 1786, and died December 6, 1827, dean at Knittlingen. He is the author of different theological essays, for which see Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, 3:168; Ersch u. Gruber, Allgemeines Encyclop. page 261 sq.

2. JOHANN, a son of Johann Adam (1), was born, at Tilbingen, April 2, 1657. After completing his studies he travelled through France, and at Paris he made the acquaintance of La Chaise, who in vain endeavored to convert him to the Church of Rome. Having returned, Osiander was in 1686 professor of Hebrew at Tiibingen; a few years later professor of Greek and philosophy, and assistant preacher to his father. Osiander died October 18, 1724, having held the highest civic and ecclesiastical positions. See Schmidt, Leben Johana Osiander's (1843); Ersch u. Gruber, Allgemeine Encyclop. Theil 3, volume 6, page 263 sq.

3. JOHANN ERNST, a brother of Gottlieb, was borm June 23, 1792, at Stuttgart. In 1820 he was deacom at Metzingen, in 1824 professor at Maulbronn, in 1840 dean at Goppingen, in 1860 doctor of theology, and diedi April 3, 1870, senior of the Protestant clergy of Wurtemberg. He is the author of, Philipp Melanchthon,eine Rede (Stuttgart, 1830): — Zum Andenken Dr. Gottfried Menken's (Bremen, 1832): — Apologie des LebensJesu gegen Strauss (Stuttgart, 1837): — Lehrbuch zumchristlichen Religionsunterricht ( 1839 ): — Commentar uber die Briefe Pauli an die Korinthier (1849, 1858). See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:552; Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 2:963 sq.; Wiirtembergisches Kirchenblatt, 1870, page 195; Plitt-Herzog, Real-Encyklop. s.v.

4. JOHANN RUDOLF, son of Johann, was born May 21, 1689, at Tubingen, and died October 25, 1725, professorof theology. See Gass, Geschichte derprotest. Dogmatik, 3:126. (B.P.)

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