Weber, Ananias

Weber, Ananias a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born at Lindenhayn, in Saxony, August 14, 1596. He studied at Leipsic, where he also took the different theological degrees. In 1627 he was appointed to the pastorate at Mutschen, in 1634 to the superintendency at Leissnig, having in the same year received the degree of licentiate of theology. In 1638 he went to Leipsic as archdeacon of St. Thomas', was appointed in 1639 professor of theology, and in 1640 received the doctorate of divinity. In 1645 he was called to Breslau, in Silesia; where he occupied the highest ecclesiastical positions. He died January 26, 1665. He wrote, Adventus Messianus Dudum Factus et in hunc Mundum Datus, etc.: — Problema Theolog. de Auctoritate Divina et Infallibili Verbi Dei Scripti, etc.: — Synopsis Doctrine Orthodoxae de Conversione Hominis Irregeniti contra ψευδοδοξίαν Pelagianorum, etc., Assertae; Paulus anti-Calvinianus, etc. See Kempf, Memoria Ananice Weberi (Lips. 1739); Freher, Theatrum

Eruditorum; Orationes in Honorem Scriptorum Habitae; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Furst, Bibl. Jud. 3:496. (B.P.)

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