Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Hunnius, Nikolaus

(Nicolaus; 1585–1643). Son of A. Hunnius*; b. Marburg, Ger.; educ. Wittenberg; instructor philos. and theol. Wittenberg 1609; supt. Eilenburg 1612–17; prof. Wittenberg 1617–23; pastor Lübeck 1623, supt. 1624. Defended orthodox Lutheranism against Calvinism and RCm Works include Epitome credendorum, 1625, repr. 1844 in a slightly rev. ed. for the Neuendettelsau sem. for missionaries to Am.; tr. into Eng. by Paul Edward Gottheil and pub. 1847, with a preface by J. K. W. Löhe,* for Ger. Luth. settlers in N. Am.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online