Author: Johann Georg Schelhorn
Johann Georg Schelhorn was a Lutheran theologian. He
was born on December 8th, 1694 in Memmingen. After completing
his studies in Greek and Latin he occupied himself with literature.
He followed this with a scholarship in philosophy at the University
of Jena. After his graduation he dedicated himself to historical
literature. In September 1732 he received his appointment
as pastor of Buxhardt and Hardt, followed in 1734, by the
appointment as City preacher at Memmingen. In 1753, he became
a doctor in theology. In the same year he was also appointed
to be Superintendent at Memmingen. A Superintendent is the
head of an administrative department inside the Protestant
church. He remained in this function till his death on 31
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His publications 'Amoenitates literariae' were his contribution
to church history and literature science. We found God's name
on page 286 (we are showing pages 284-286).