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Reu, Johann Michael

(November 16, 1869–October 14, 1943). Luth. theol.; b. Diebach, near Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Bav.; educ. Neuendettelsau; to Am. 1889; asst. pastor (Ev. Luth. Syn. of Iowa* and Other States), Mendota, Illinois, 1889; pastor Rock Falls, Illinois, 1890; prof. Wartburg Theol. Sem., Dubuque, Iowa, 1899. Prominent in efforts toward Luth. unity at home and abroad. Ed. Kirchliche Zeitschrift. Other works include Die Alttestamentlichen Perikopen nach der Auswahl von Professor Dr. Thomasius; Quellen zur Geschichte des kirchlichen Unterrichts in der evangelischen Kirche Deutschlands zwischen 1530 und 1600; Homiletics: A Manual of the Theory and Practice of Preaching, tr. A. Steinhaeuser; Dr. Martin Luther's Small Catechism: A History of Its Origin, Its Distribution and Its Use; The Augsburg Confession: A Collection of Sources with An Historical Introduction; Catechetics: Or Theory and Practise of Religious Instruction; Luther's German Bible: An Historical Presentation Together with a Collection of Sources; Luther and the Scriptures.

Johann Michael Reu: A Book of Remembrance: Kirchliche Zeitschrift 1876–1943 (Columbus, Ohio, 1945); A Bibliography of the Writings of Johann Michael Reu, 1869–1943, comp. J. K. Burritt (Dubuque, Iowa, 1969, unpub.); R. C. Wiederaenders, The Manuscripts of J. Michael Reu in the Archives of The A. L. C. Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa (Dubuque, Iowa, 1970, unpub.); L. C. Green, “J. M. Reu and Reformation Studies,” CHIQ, XLII (1969), 147–156, and “Introduction and Index to the Quellen of J. M. Reu,” Bulletin of the Library, Foundation for Reformation Research, VI (1971), 9–11, 17–24, 25–32; VII (1972), 1–7. LCG

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