|Intro||German philosopher and theologian|
|Was||Religious scholar Philosopher Theologian Educator|
|Type||Academia Philosophy Religion|
|Birth||1 January 1670, Gardelegen, Altmarkkreis Salzwedel, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany|
|Death||1 January 1744, Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (aged 74 years)|
Johann Joachim Lange (1670 in Gardelegen – 1744 in Halle) was a German Protestant theologian and philosopher.
Lange was educated in Leipzig, Erfurt and Halle. He was influenced by Christian Thomasius and the pietist August Hermann Francke. He became a professor of theology at Halle in 1709, and opposed the philosophy of Christian Wolff. He died in Halle on 7 May 1744.
Lange wrote the hymn O God, what offering shall I give?, translated into English by John Wesley.
His son, Samuel Gotthold Lange, was a noted poet.
- Medicina mentis, 1704
- Causa dei et religionis naturalis adversum atheismus, 1723
- Modesta Disqvisitio Novi Philosophiæ Systematis De Deo, Mvndo Et Homine, Et Præsertim De Harmonia Commercii Inter Animam Et Corpvs Præstabilita; Cvm Epicrisi In Viri Cvivsdam Clarissimi Commentationem ; De Differentia Nexvs Rervm Sapientis Et Fatalis Necessitatis, Nec Non Systematis Harmoniæ ..., 1723