Karl August Hase, a German theologian, born at Steinbach, Saxony, Aug. 25,1800. He studied theology at the universities of Leipsic, Er-angen, and Tubingen, was imprisoned for five months in 1819 on account of his participation in the movement of the Burschenschaft, became Privatdocent of theology at Tubingen in 1823, professor of philosophy at Leipsic in 1829, and professor of theology at Jena in 1830. For many years he took a prominent part in the theological disputes of the day, and in 1844 became one of the editors of the Protestan-tische Kirchenzeitung of Berlin, the organ of the German rationalists. His works are very numerous, and several of them have passed through many editions. Among them are: Lehrbuch der evangelischen Dogmatik (1825; 6th ed., 1870); Gnosis (3 vols., 1827-'9; 2d ed., 1870); Hutterus Pedivivus, oder Dogmatik der evangelischen Kirche (1829; 10th ed., 1802); Das Lehen Jesu (1829; 5th ed., 1865; translated by James Freeman Clarke, Boston, 1859); Kirchengcschichte (1834; 9th ed., 1867; translated by C. E. Blumenthal and C. P. Wing, New York, 1856); Neue Propheten (1851); Franz von Assisi (1850); Das geist-liche Schauspiel (1858); Der Papst und Italien (1861); Polemik gegen die romisch-katho-lische Kirche (1802; 2d'ed., 1871); and Ideale und Irrthumer (1872).