HEINRICH PHILIPP KONRAD HENKE (1752 — 1809) ,German theologian, best known as a writer on
See also:history, was
See also:born at Hehlen,
See also:Brunswick, on the 3rd of
See also:July 1752 . He was educated at the gymnasium of Brunswick and the university of
See also:Helmstedt, and from 1778 to 1809 he was
See also:professor, first of philosophy, then of
See also:theology, in that university . In 1803 he was appointed
See also:principal of the Carolinum in Brunswick as well . He died on the 2nd of May 1809 . Henke belonged to the rationalistic school . His principal
See also:work (Allgemeine Geschichte der christl . Kirche, 6 vols., 1788—1804; 2nd ed., 1795—1806) is commended by F . C . Baur for fullness, accuracy and
See also:artistic composition . His other
See also:works are Lineamenta institutionum fzcjei Christianae historico-criticarum (1783), Opuscula academica (1802) and two volumes of Predigten . He was also editor of the Magazin fur die Religionsphilosophie, Exegese and Kirchengeschichte (1793—1802) and the Archiv fur die neueste Kirchengeschichte (1794—1799) . His son,
See also:ERNST LUDWIG THEODOR HENKE (1804-1872), after studying at the university of
See also:Jena, became professor extraordinarius there in 1833, and professor ordinarius of Marburg in 1839 .
He is known as the author of monographs upon Georg Calixt u.
See also:seine Zeit (1853—186o), Papst
See also:Pius VII . (186o), Konrad von Marburg (1861), Kaspar Peucer u . Nik . Krell (1865), Jak . Friedr . Fries (1867), Zur neuern Kirchengeschichte (1867) .
ERNST WILHELM HENGSTENBERG (1802-r869)
FRIEDRICH GUSTAV JAKOB HENLE (1809 — 1885)
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