Quistorp a family of Christian theologians, of whom we mention the following:
1. BERNHARD FR., was born at Rostock, April 11, 1718. In 1753 he was made superintendent, in 1766 doctor and professor of theology, in 1779 general superintendent, and afterwards chancellor and curator of the University of Greifswalde, where he died, Jan. 4, 1788. He wrote, Dissertatio pist. de Atheismo Benedicti de Spiunoza (Rostock, 1743): — Diss. Epist. de Collationle Librorum n Scripturoe Sacrce in Interpretatione S. S. haud Injusta (ibid. 1736): — Disp. Exegetico — dogmatic eaque Intug. de Judfeis Corde Compunctis (ibid. 1749): — Ob die Altviter vor und nach der Siindfuth haben schreiben kwlunnena? Disp. de Notione Filioruml et Filiarumz Dei (ibid. 1751): — Hist. de Adoptione Ecclesiastica V. T. (ibid. 1755): )Ob, ehe de sogenannte griechische Uebersetzung der siebzi£g Dolmefscher von der Bibel des A. T. zu Standae gekommlen, schon eine griechische Uebersetzung der Biicher Moses vorhanden gewesen sei? (ibid. 1756): Num Michcelis Archangeli cumn Diaboli de Coupore Moosis Disceptatio Fubula sit? (Greifswalde, 1770): — De Agelis Dei in Legislatione Sinaitica Ministris, Galatians iii, 19 (ibid. 1771): — Disp. de ס תורה ביד משה בבית יי albs. חלקרהו— reperto Chronicles 34:14, 15, et 2 Kings 12:8 (ibid. 1771): — De Triplici Christi Officio (ibid. 1784). See Furst, Bibl. Judaica, iii, 124 sq.; Winer, Theol. Handbuch, p. 436, 719.
2. JOHANN (1), was born at Rostock, Aug. 18, 1584. Having completed his studies at his native place and at Frankfort-on-the-Oder, he travelled through Holland, Brabant, and Flanders, and after his return, in 1615, he became professor in his native city. In 1616 he was made doctor of theology, in 1645 he was called as pastor and superintendent of St. Jacobi, and died at Dobran, May 2, 1648. He wrote, Annotationes in Omnes Libros Biblicos (Frankfort, 1698): — Comment. in Onmnes Epp. Pauli: — Castigatio Hebroeormn , etc. See Furst, Bibl. Judaica, iii, 125; Jocher, Allyemn. Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.
3. JOHANN (2), son of the preceding, was born at Roostock, Feb. 5, 1624. He studied at Greifswvalde, Konigsberg, Copenhagen, and Leyden, was made ldoctor of theology, and died as rector magnificus Dec. 24, 1689. He wrote, Catechesis Antipapistica: — Pia Desideria, etc. See Jocher, Allqem. Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.
4. JOHANN NIKOLAUS, son of the foregoing, was born at Rostock, Jan. 6, 1651, studied at his native place and KIonigsberg, travelled through Germany, Holland, and Denmark, and after his return, in 1676, he was made deacon of St. Nicolai, afterwards pastor and superintendent, and finally professor of theology. He died Aug. 9, 1715. His writings, which are very numerous, touch upon almost every department of theology, and are enumerated by Jocher in his Allqem. Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. See, also, Diestel, Geschichte des Alen Testaments in der chrisil. Kirche (Jena, 1869), p. 372. (B. P.)