In 1803 he became a student of philosophy and theology at the university of Helmstadt, where Heinrich Henke (1752-1809) was his most influential teacher; but the latter part of his university course was taken at GÃ¶ttingen, where J.
Other notable names of the 18th century are Semler, Spittler, Henke and Planck.
Henke (2 vols., 1853-1856); see also Isaak Dorner, Gesch.
HEINRICH PHILIPP KONRAD HENKE (1752-1809), German theologian, best known as a writer on church history, was born at Hehlen, Brunswick, on the 3rd of July 1752.
Henke belonged to the rationalistic school.
His Son, Ernst Ludwig Theodor Henke (1804-1872), after studying at the university of Jena, became professor extraordinarius there in 1833, and professor ordinarius of Marburg in 1839.