Johann Spieker was the son of a businessman. From 1771 to 1775 he studied Protestant theology and philosophy in Marburg . In 1776 he became pastor in Rauschenberg and in 1780 collegiate preacher in Bad Hersfeld . In 1800 Spieker took over the pastor's office in Nastätten and in 1806 became inspector ( superintendent ). After the theological faculty of the University of Marburg had awarded him a doctorate in 1817, he was appointed first professor and director of the theological seminary in Herborn in 1818 . In Herborn he also worked as a pastor.
- The mind book as an understanding of the youth in elementary schools about the most worth knowing objects of human life . 1812 (3rd edition 1821)
- Message about the Herzogl. Nassau Evangelical Christian Seminary . 1819
- About the use of rationalism in religious instruction for the people and youth . 1821
- Friedrich Wilhelm Strieder : Basis for a Hessian scholar and writer story . Vol. 15, 1806, pp. 175-178 ( digitized version ); Vol. 17, 1817, p. 388 ( digitized version )
- Friedrich Otto : Spieker, Johann . In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Volume 35, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1893, p. 164.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Spieker, Johannes|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German pastor and reformed theologian|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 26, 1756|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wolfhagen|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 18, 1825|
|Place of death||Herborn|