Albrecht, Otto Wilhelm Ferdinand
ALBRECHT, OTTO WILHELM FERDINAND:
German Lutheran; b. at Angermünde (42 m. n.e.
of Berlin) Dec. 2, 1855. He was educated at the
gymnasium in Potsdam, at the University of Halle
(1873-77), and at the Wittenberg seminary for
preachers. He was assistant pastor at Wittenberg
in 1880-81, and pastor at Stödten in 1881-84, at
Dachwig in 1884-92, and at Naumburg (Saale)
from 1892 to the present time. He was elected a corresponding member of the Königliche Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften in 1895. His theological position is that of a modern Lutheran. His writings include Geschichte der Magdeburger Bibelgesellschaft (1892); Die evangelische Gemeinde Miltenberg und ihr erster Prediger (Halle, 1896); Predigten (Gotha, 1899); Geschichte der Marien-Magdalenenkirche zu Naumburg a. S. (1902); and
Das Enchiridion Luthers vom Jahre 1536 herausgegeben und untersucht (1905). He has also been a collaborator on the Weimar edition of the works of Luther, to which he has contributed the fifteenth
and twenty-eighth volumes, containing the reformer’s writings of 1524 and his sermons on John in 1528-29 (Weimar, 1898-1903).
He is likewise a collaborator on the Brunswick edition of Luther, and is the author of numerous briefer monographs and contributions.