Herzog, Johann Jakob (yōˈhän yäˈkôp hĕrˈtsōkh) [key], 1805–82, German Protestant theologian. His most important contribution was the founding and editing of the standard reference work Realencyklopädie für protestantische Theologie und Kirche (22 vol., 1853–68), which was published in an abridged English version as The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (13 vol., 1951–54).
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