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Dutoit-Membrini, Jean-Philippe
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Dutoit-Membrini, Jean-Philippe, * 27 Sep 1721 (Moudon near Lausanne), † 21 Jan 1793 (Lausanne)

Dutoit-Membrini studied Protestant theology in Lausanne. Later, in 1750, during an illness, he had a mystical experience in which he heard a voice telling him: ‘Thou shalt eat of the flesh of thy Redeemer and drink of His blood’. Shortly after, he vowed never to marry and steeped himself in the writings of Madame Guyon, assisting with the preparation of new editions of her works in forty volumes (1767-1791 [in the M…

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Faivre, Antoine, “Dutoit-Membrini, Jean-Philippe”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 19 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_101>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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