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Goeze, Johann Melchior
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(Oct 16, 1717, Halberstadt – May 19, 1786, Hamburg), studied theology, mathematics and physics at Jena and Halle (1734–1738), received the Dr.theol. (1738), became adjunct professor (1741), deacon in Aschersleben (1744), pastor in Magdeburg (1750), senior pastor at the Katharinenkirche in Hamburg (from 1755) and later Senior in the clerical ministry there (1760–1770). The popular preacher and learned theologian (works include Versuch einer Historie der gedruckten Niedersächsischen Bibeln, 1775) was a combative proponent of late Lutheran orthodoxy (O…

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Beutel, Albrecht, “Goeze, Johann Melchior”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08811>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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