Definitions for eichhorn, johann gottfried

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word eichhorn, johann gottfried

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. 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to apply a bold rationalism to the critical treatment of the Scriptures; he was of the old school of rationalists, now superseded by the historico-critical; his chief works are a Universal Library of Biblical Literature, in 10 vols., Introductions to the Old and to the New Testament, each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 (1752-1827).

Images & Illustrations of eichhorn, johann gottfried


Find a translation for the eichhorn, johann gottfried definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these eichhorn, johann gottfried definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"eichhorn, johann gottfried." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Nov. 2015. <, johann gottfried>.

Are we missing a good definition for eichhorn, johann gottfried? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for eichhorn, johann gottfried:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.