Eichhorn, Johann Gottfried (17521827)

Eichhorn, Johann Gottfried, a German theologian and Orientalist, born at Dorrenzimmern, Franconia; a man of extensive scholarship; held the chair of Oriental languages in Jena, and afterwards at Göttingen; was the first to apply a bold rationalism to the critical treatment of the Scriptures; he was of the old school of rationalists, now superseded by the historico-critical; his chief works are a Universal Library of Biblical Literature, in 10 vols., Introductions to the Old and to the New Testament, each in 5 vols., and an Introduction to the Apocrypha (17521827).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ehrenbreitstein * Eichthal, Gustave d'
Egoism
Egoist
Egypt
Egyptian Night
Egyptians, The
Egyptology
Egyptus
Ehkili
Ehrenberg
Ehrenbreitstein
Eichhorn, Johann Gottfried
Eichthal, Gustave d'
Eichwald, Charles Edward
Eiffel, Gustave
Eiffel Tower
Eigg
Eighteenth Century
Eikon Basilikë
Eildons, The
Eimeo
Einsiedeln