Brockes, Berthold Heinrich (1680-1747)
|Berthold Heinrich Brockes,
Painting by Dominicus van
der Smissen (Altona, Germany,
1704 - 1760). Source:
Berthold Heinrich Brockes (born 22 September 1680, died 16 January 1747) was a city senator of Hamburg and author of the famous Irdisches Vergnügen in Gott, a collection of religious observations on nature. He was a friend of Jakob Denner, the noted Mennonite preacher, and wrote a poem on his death.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 271.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 433. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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