German Christian writer against the Jews; born in Frankfort-on-the-Main Jan. 2, 1779; died there Oct. 30, 1862. He was a Lutheran clergyman at Frankfort and a writer on theological subjects. For a time he edited "Der Protestant," a religious periodical. He was the author of the following works, directed against Jews and Jewish influences: "Das Judenthum in der Freimaurerei," Frankfort-on-the-Main, 1816; "Ein Wort zur Beherzigung für Wahrheitsfreunde Gegen Fanatiker," ib. 1816. The latter work passed through two editions.
- Fürst, Bibl. Jud. i. 303;
- Allg. Deutsche Biographie, vii. 389 et seq.