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Ernesti, Johann August

(1707–81). B. Tennstedt, Ger.; educ. Schulpforte, Wittenberg, and Leipzig; prof. Leipzig; mediating theol.; tried to hold to inspiration of the Bible and to Luth. Symbolical Books, but made concessions to rationalism. See also Grammaticohistorical Method; Lutheran Theology After 1580, 8; Nösselt, Johann August.

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