Starck, Johann Friedrich

Starck, Johann Friedrich, a German theologian, was born Oct. 10, 1680, at Hildesheim, studied theology at Giessen, was appointed in 1715 as pastor of Frankfort-on-the- Main, and died July 17, 1756. He is widely known through his Tagliches Handbuch in guten und bosen Tagen (Frankf. 1727; 48th ed. 1870) and Morgen- und Abendandachten frommer Christen (auftalle Tage im Jahre (9th ed. 1862). He also published other devotional books, and Commentarius in Prophetam Ezechielem (Frankf. 1731). See Theol. Universal-Lexikon, s.v.; Zuchold Bibl. Theol. 2, 1256 sq.; Fürst, Bibl. Jud. 3, 378; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Literatur, 1, 220; 2, 390, 393, 788; Koch, Gesch. d. deutsch. Kirchenliedes, 4, 543 sq. (B.P.)

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