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Mann, Wilhelm Julius

(William; May 29, 1819-June 20, 1892). A leading theol. of the General* Council of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in (N.) Am.; and one of its founders; b. Stuttgart, Ger.; educ. Tübingen; to Pennsylvania 1845 on invitation of P. Schaff*; ordained 1846; asst. pastor of a Ger. Ref. cong.; asst. pastor Saint Michael's and Zion's Cong., Philadelphia, 1850–54, pastor 1854; pres. Pennsylvania Ministerium 1860–62, 1880; opposed Definite* Syn. Platform; prof. Luth. Theol. Sem., Philadelphia, 1864. Works include Heinrich Melchior Mühlenbergs Leben und Wirken (Eng. title Life and Times of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg); Lutheranism in America; Ein Aufgang im Abendland: Mittheilungen aus der Geschichte der früheren evangelischen Missionsversuche unter den Indianern Amerikas; Das Buch der Bücher und seine Geschichte; Leben und Wirken William Penn's; Heilsbotschaft; A Plea for the Augsburg Confession, in Answer to the Objections of the Definite Platform.

See also Fraternal Address.

E. T. Mann, Memoir of the Life and Work of William Julius Mann (Philadelphia, 1839); A. Spaeth, D. Wilhelm Julius Mann, ein deutsch-amerikanischer Theologe: Erinnerungsblätter (Reading, Pennsylvania, 1895).

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