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Jacquelot (Jaquelot), Isaac
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(Dec 16, 1647, Vassy – Oct 20, 1708, Berlin). Jacquelot succeeded his father as Protestant minister in Vassy; after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 (France: III, 1; Huguenots), he took refuge in Heidelberg. In 1686 he became pastor of the French congregation in The Hague. His Avis sur le tableau du socinianisme (1690) brought him into conflict with P. Jurieu, so that he withdrew to Basel. In 1702 he was called to Berlin by Frederick I; he served as court chaplain there until his death. In his writings, he argued with such figures as B. de Spinoza and P. Bayle. Against…

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Dingel, Irene, “Jacquelot (Jaquelot), Isaac”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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