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Asseburg, Rosamunde Juliane von der
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(Nov 1672, Eggenstedt near Oschersleben – Nov 8, 1712, Johannishausen [Jahnishausen] near Dresden) experienced various types of visions and auditions from early childhood. Her case caused J.W. and J.E. Petersen, who had provided a home for her since 1691, to raise the critical question for Pietism as to whether God is still revealing himself directly, regardless of the sufficiency of Holy Scripture. After the dismissal of the Petersens (1692), Asseburg lived at various courts of nobility in central and eastern Germany.


M. Matthias, “J.…

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Matthias, Markus, “Asseburg, Rosamunde Juliane von der”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 04 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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