DUESTERDIECK, dū-"ester-dîk’, FRIEDRICH HERMANN CHRISTIAN: German Protestant; b. at Hanover July 14,1822; d. there Apr. 23, 1906. He studied in Göttingen and Berlin and was lecturer at Göttingen 1846-48, director of studies at the theological seminary at Hanover 1848-54, pastor at Schwichelt 1854-58, and director of studies at Loccum 1858-65. In 1865 he was appointed consistorial councilor at Hanover, and became councilor of the supreme consistory seven years later, while from 1879 until his retirement from active life in 1900 he was general Superintendent. He wrote Quæ de Ignatianarum epistolarum anthentia duorumque textuum, ratione et dignitate huc usque prolatæ sunt sententiæ (Göttingen, 1843); De rei propheticæ natura ethica (1852); Die weltliche Bildung des Geistlichen (Hanover, 1873); Die Revision der Luther'schen Bibelübersetzung (1882); Kritisch-exegetisches Handbuch über die Offenbarung Johannes (Göttingen); and Inspiration und Kritik der heiligen Schrift (1896).