Christian Cyclopedia

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Mayer, Johann Friedrich

(1650–1712). Luth. theol.; b. Leipzig, Ger.; educ. Leipzig and Strasbourg; pastor Leipzig; supt. Leisnig and Grimma; prof. Wittenberg 1684; pastor Hamburg 1686 and prof. Kiel 1687; gen. supt. and prof. Greifswald 1701; opposed Pietism* because it threatened sola* fide; worked for better hymnbook and better catechetical and homiletical training.

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