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Hamelmann, Hermann
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(1526, Osnabrück – Jun 26, 1595, Oldenburg), Lutheran theologian. He attended school in Osnabrück, Münster and Dortmund and studied in Cologne and Mainz (1549/1550). He served as a chaplain in Münster, became a priest (1550) and pastor in Kamen (1552). Initially a Reform Catholic opponent of the Reformation, he became a Lutheran in 1553 and was removed from office. Hamelmann after-wards worked as a preacher in Bielefeld (Neustadt) in 1554, but was removed from office in 1555. He then became a preacher in Lemgo (Marien). He studied in Rost…

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Peters, Christian, “Hamelmann, Hermann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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