Weise, Georg Andreas

Weise, Georg Andreas a Lutheran minister of Germany, was born December 11, 1737, at Astrakhan, in Rmssia. He went to Halle with his father in 1743, and here lie received, not only his early education, but also his theological instruction, and Franke, Michaelis, Freylinghausen, Baumgarten, and Knapp were his teachers in the university. From 1761 to 1768 he superintended the schools of the Orphan Asylum; in the latter year he was appointed deacon of St. George's, and in 1774 pastor of that church. In 1783 he was called to Magdeburg, where he died, June 16, 1792. He published, Ueber die Reden des sterbenden Mittlers (Halle, 1778): — Reden uber die Weissagung des Jesaias von Christi Leiden und Auferstehung (ibid. 1780). He also published sermons for the Christian year. See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, 4:684 sq. (B.P.)

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