Haberkorn, Peter

, a learned Lutheran divine, was born May 9, 1604, at Butzbach in Wetteraw, and descended from a noble and ancient family of Franconia. He, became pastor, superintendant, and professor of divinity, at Geissen, where he died, April 1676, having had 14 children and 46 grandchildren. He became eminent by his writings, and appeared with great distinction at several conferences on religious subjects. His principal works are, “Heptas disputationum Anti-Wallemburgicarum,” in which he takes great pains to overthrow the principles of Mess. de Walemburg, and in which he is esteemed verysuccessful by the LutheransVindicatio Lutherans?, fidei contra H. Ulricum Hunmum,” 4to “Syntagma | Dissertationum Theologicarum,” 1650 and 1652, 2 vols. 8vo; “Anti-Valerianus,1652, 4to; “Relatio Actorum Colloquii Rheinfelsani,” &c. All this author’s works are much valued by those of his communion. 1


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