Johann Jakob Quandt

Intro Lutheran theologian, known for the first complete translation of the Bible into Lithuanian
A.K.A. Johann Jakob Haid
Was Librarian Translator Theologian Bible translator Religious scholar Professor Educator
From Germany
Type Academia Religion
Gender male
Birth 27 March 1686, Königsberg, Prussia
Death 17 January 1772, Königsberg, Prussia (aged 85 years)
Star sign Aries

Johann Jakob Quandt Johann Jakob Quandt (Lithuanian: Jonas Jokūbas Kvantas; 27 March 1686 in Königsberg – 17 January 1772 in Königsberg) was a German orthodox Lutheran theologian, and professor of theology in Königsberg. He opposed Pietism, but sympathized with Wolffianism. He is known for sponsoring the first complete translation of the Bible into Lithuanian, the Quandt Bible of 1735. He was also a librarian of the Königsberg Public Library (first librarian, 1714–18). He was considered an excellent preacher. Frederick the Great called him the best preacher he knew. In 1743 he published a hymnal in response to Georg Friedrich Rogall's Pietist hymnal.

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