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Dutoit, Jean-Philippe
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(Sep 27, 1721, Moudon – Jan 21, 1791, Lausanne); Jean-Philippe Dutoit-Membrini. After studying theology, Dutoit became active in Lausanne as a Reformed pastor, but abandoned this post after a few weeks. Illness and his engagement with the writings of the mystic J.M. de la Motte Guyon led him to a reclusive lifestyle wherein he could devote himself entirely to his work as an author. Among his significant achievements is a new edition of the works of Guyon. Dutoit came under various mystical influences, including theosophy, but maintained membership in the Reforme…

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Albrecht, Ruth, “Dutoit, Jean-Philippe”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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