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Egard, Paul
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(c. 1580, Kellinghusen, Holstein – 1655, Nortorf), a Holstein pastor; after studies in Rostock, he was initially deacon, then rector in Rendsburg, and, from 1610, pastor in Nortorf. Egard was a dedicated advocate of inner-Lutheran church critique, the author of edifying books and of practice-orientated interpretations of the Bible. As a supporter and defender of J. Arndt (Ehrenrettung Johannis Arndten, 1624), he is assigned to the orthodox wing of the Arndt School. Egard was the first Lutheran theologian to interpret Rev 20 as a reference…

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Sträter, Udo, “Egard, Paul”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_04038>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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