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Fresenius, Johann Philipp
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(Oct 22, 1705, Niederwiesen near Kreuznach – Jul 4, 1761, Frankfurt am Main), became pastor in Niederwiesen in 1727; fled when under threat of imprisonment because of an anti-Catholic essay (“Antiweislingerus”) in 1731; became village preacher in Giessen in 1734; developed a friendship with J.J. Rambach; became court deacon in Darmstadt in 1736, where he established the institution for proselytes; became village preacher and assistant professor in Giessen in 1742; became pastor in…

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vom Orde, Klaus, “Fresenius, Johann Philipp”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_07903>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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