Weller, Hieronymus

Weller, Hieronymus a Lutheran theologian of Germany, was born September 5, 1499, at Freyburg. He studied at Wittenberg, where he became intimately acquainted with Luther. In 1535 he took the degree of doctor of divinity, and in 1539 was appointed superintendent at Freyburg, where he died, March 20, 1572. He wrote commentaries on the books of Samuel, Kings, Job; on the epistles to the Ephesians, Philippians, Thessalonians; of Peter and the first of John. He also wrote, Explicationes in Epistolas et Evangelia Dominicarumn et Festorum: De Passione Domini Nostri Jesu Christi: — besides homiletical, ascetical, and exegetical works in German. See Freher, Theatrum Eruditorum; Acta Eruditorum Latina; Jocher, Allgemeines GelehrtenLexikon, s.v.; Winer, Handb. der theol. Lit. 2:58. (B.P.)

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