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1. David Ami Isaac

(Oct 6, 1790, Geneva – Dec 24, 1874, La Force, Dordogne), the chief representative and chronicler of the Genevan Réveil, came from one of the Herrnhuter families (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren). From 1798 to 1802, he was a student at the Herrnhuter academy in Neuwied; in 1809, he became a member of the lodge “Union des Cœurs” in Geneva, which was closely related to the Awakening (Revival/Revival movements); in 1810, he studied theology and founded the “Société des Amis,” opposed to the spirit…

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Wegenast, Klaus, “Bost”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02286>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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