Walch, Johann Ernst Immanuel
Walch, Johann Ernst Immanuel brother of Christian, and the first-born son of Johann Georg (q.v.), was born in 1725. In 1750 he became professor of philosophy, and later of oratory and poetry. He was a man of wide philological and antiquarian learning, and also versed in physics. He published, Diss. in Acta Apostol. (1756 sq.) in which his archaeological knowledge was applied to the exposition of the New Test. After his death appeared Observatt. in Matthew ex Graec. Inscriptt. (, Jena, 1779): — Antiq. Symbol. quibus Symbol. Apost. Hist. Illustr. (ibid. 1772): — Progr. de Peccato in Spir. Sanct. (ibid. 1751-60): — Marmor Hisp. Antiq. Vex. Chhrist. LNeron. insigne Docum. (ibid. 1750, 4to): — and Persecut. Christ Neron. in Hisp. etc. (ibid. 1753): — Christian. sub Diocletiano in Hisp. Persecut. etc. (1751). See Doring, Theologen Deutschlands im 18. u. 19. Jahrhundeft, 4:615 sq.; Herzog, Real-Encyklop. s.v.