Johann Philipp Juncker

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Johann Philipp Juncker , also Junker , (* in Waltershausen ; † 1706 in Oldisleben ) was a German Lutheran theologian .


Johann Philipp Juncker was born in Waltershausen as the son of the civil servant Johann Matthaeus Juncker , who was the son of the mayor Johann Juncker and who died in 1703. Having trained at a grammar school in Gotha , he moved to the University of Jena to study theology, then the University of Leipzig . This appointed him on January 29, 1685 to the Magister . He came to Römhild the following year as rector and court deacon . In 1687 in Koblenz he became professor of the Greek language and poetry. In 1692 he received a call to Molsdorf as pastor . Finally he was adjunct parish priest and assessor of the spiritual court in Oldisleben . There he died of a stroke in 1706 .

Juncker published with others the hymn book of the city of Nordhausen . From 1703 he also published a collection of his and his father's sacred poems. His brother was the lawyer Johann Georg Juncker .


  • Spiritual house songs (first edition 1703, second 1704, third 1705; he died when the fourth was published)