Reiche, Johann Georg

Reiche, Johann Georg a German doctor and professor of theology, was born in the year 1794 at Leese, in Hanover. Having completed his studies, he was appointed in 1817 collaborator at the gymnasium in Celle, and in 1819 he became Repetent at Gottingen. In the year 1821 he travelled extensively, and after his return in 1822 he commenced his private lectures at the University of Gottingen. In 1827 he was appointed extraordinary professor of theology, and in 1835 doctor and ordinary professor, which position he occupied till his death, Aug. 9, 1863. Reiche is best known, as a commentator on the New Test., and as such he published, Authentioe Posetioris ad Thessalonienses Epistoloe Vindicioe (Gottingen, 1829): — Versuch einer ausfuhrlichen Erklarung des Briefes Pauli an die Romer (ibid. 1832, 1834, 2 pts.): — Codicum MSS. N.T. Graecorum aliquot Insigniorum in Bibliotheca Regia Parisiensi Asservatorum Nova Descriptio et cum Textu Vulgo Recepto Collatio praemiiss quibusdam de Neglecti Codicum MSS. N.T. Studii Causis Observationibus (ibid. 1847): — Commentarius Criticus in N.T., quo Loca Graviora et Diiciliora Lectionis Dubice accurate Recensentur et Explicantur (ibid. 1853-62, vol. i-iii): — Commentarii in N.T. Critici Specimen (ibid. 1863). See Winer, Handbuch der theol. Literatur, i, 89, 257, 258, 414, 450, 725; Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. ii, 1044 sq.; Liferarischer Handweiser furs kathol. Deutschland, 1864, p. 73. (B. P.)

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