Porubssky, Gustav

Porubssky, Gustav a Protestant theologian, was born at Presburg, March 13, 1812. He received his classical and. theological training at the Lyceum of his native place, which at that time was one of the most prominent Protestant schools of Austro-Hungary. To continue his studies he went, in 1833, to Vienna, and two years later to Berlin. In 1837 he was called as pastor of the German Slavic congregation at Tyrnau, and in 1840 he accepted a call to Vienna. In this important position he developed all his faculties. for the benefit of the Church, school, and. mission, and his efforts were acknowledged by the Vienna faculty, which honored him in 1871 with the doctorate of theology. He died July 17, 1876. He published, Evangelische Kanzelvortrage (Vienna, 1833): — Festandachten uber das Leiden und Sterben Jesu Chisti (1854): — Jacobus, der Zeuge vom lebendigen Glauben (1861): — Die Rechte der Protestanten in Oesterreich (1867). See Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 2:1005; Roskoff, Zur Erinnerung an Dr. Gustav Porubssky (Vienna, 1876). (B.P.)

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