Zimmermann, Ernst

Zimmermann, Ernst a brother of Karl, was born September 18, 1786. Like his brother, he studied theology and philology at Giessen. In 1805 he was "called as assistant preacher and teacher to Auerbach (where he published an edition of Euripides [Frankfort, 1808 sq.], and Suetonius's History of the Roman Emperors [Darmstadt, 1810]). In 1809 he was appointed deacon at Grossgerau, in 1814 advanced as court-deacon and in 1816 made court- preacher, at the same time acting as tutor of prince Ludwig of Anhalt- Kochen. He died June 24, 1832, having been appointed prelate. He was an excellent preacher, and his homiletical works are still of great value. Besides sermons, he published, Homiletisches Handbuch fur denkende Prediger (Frankfort, 1812-22, 4 volumes): — Monatsschrift fur Predigerwissenschaften (Darmstadt, 1821-24, 6 volumes): — Jahrbuch der theol. Literatur (Essen, 1832-36, 4 volumes): — Geist aus Luther's Schriften (Darmstadt, 1828-31, 4 volumes). In 1822 he commenced the Allgemeine Kirchenzeitung, which is still published. See Karl Zimmermann, Ernst Zimmermann nach seinem Leben, Wirken u. Character geschildert (Darmstadt, 1833); Zuchold, Bibl. Theol. 2:1497 sq.; Theo. Universallexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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