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Dreier, Christian
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(Dec 22, 1610, Stettin – Aug 3, 1688, Königsberg) studied in Jena, Wittenberg, Rostock, and Copenhagen. From 1638, he taught in the faculty of philosophy at the University of Königsberg; in 1644, Dreier, who enjoyed the special favor of the Prince Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick William I, was called, despite the objection of professors of theology Johannes Behm and C. Myslenta, as visiting professor on the theology faculty, and became primarius in 1657. Dreier's participation in the Conference of Thorn (1645) and his public partisanship, along with his co…

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Kaufmann, Thomas, “Dreier, Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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