Windheim, Christian Ernst Von

Windheim, Christian Ernst Von a Protestant theologian of Germany, was born at Wernigerode, October 29, 1722. He studied at Halle, and after completing his course went to Helmstadt, where he commenced his philosophical lectures. In 1746 he publicly defended a dissertation, De Intellectu Divino, quo Socianismus Philosophicus Argumentis suis Privatur, and was appointed adjunct to the philosophical faculty. In 1747 he went to Gottingen as professor of philosophy, and in 1750 to Erlangen, where he also lectured on theology. He died November 5, 1766. He wrote, Commentatio Philologico-critica de Hebraeorum Vav Conversivo Futurorum (Halle, 1744): — Diss. de Paulo, Gentium Apostolo (ibid. 1745): — Sylloge 1-10, Thesium Philosophicarum Miscellanearum (Helmstadt, 1746-47): — Conspectus Thesium Philosophicarum (ibid. 1749 ): — Diss. in Danzianam Grammaticam Hebraeam (Erlangen, 1751): — Diss. Philol. Litterae Epentheticae Hebraeorum ad Rationem suam Revocatae, Illaeque Voces,

quibus Inesse Putantur, Resolutae, Variaque Loca Scripture. Sacrae Veteris Testamenti Illustrata (ibid. 1752), etc. See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, 4:728 sq., Furst, Bibl. Jud. 3:522 sq., Steinschneider, Bibl. Handbuch, page 150; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:153, 158, 187, 259, 343, 572, 2:12, 59. (B.P.)

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