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Baier, Johann Wilhelm

(1647–95). B. Nürnberg; d. Weimar. Prof. and rector Jena and Halle; gen. supt., court preacher, and city pastor at Weimar. Chief work, Compendium theologiae positivae, shows great influence in synergism J. Musäus,* his teacher and father-in-law, had on him; many editions; that of C. F. W. Walther (1879) included a rich collection of extracts from earlier Luth. theologians. See also Conversion, II 7; Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The, V 11.

K. Heussi, Geschichte der theologischen Fakultät zu Jena (Weimar, 1954).

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