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Heunisch, Caspar
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(Jul 17, 1620, Schweinfurt – Oct 18, 1690, Schweinfurt) studied in Jena and was at first a private tutor in Halle an der Saale. Following his ordination in 1645, he held pastorships in and around Schweinfurt (1647: subdeacon; 1654: deacon; 1660: archdeacon; 1666: superintendent as well as professor and inspector at the Gymnasium). Heunisch not only published sermons but also numerous scholarly writings, mostly on topics of apocalypticism and its chronology. Following the Schweidnitz pastor Matthäus Hoffmann (1615–1667) and his Chronotaxis Apocalyptica (Jena, 1…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Heunisch, Caspar”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09776>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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