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Jänicke, Johannes
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(orig. Jenjk; Jul 6, 1748, Berlin – Jul 21, 1827, Berlin) was the founder of the first German missions seminar and one of the leading minds in the Berlin Awakening movement (Revival/Revival movements: I). As the son of Bohemian Protestants admitted to Prussia, the weaver by trade experienced conversion in Münsterberg, Silesia, and studied theology in Leipzig (1774–1777). After working as a teacher in Barby (1777/1778) and his Lutheran ordination (Jun 25, 1779), he became a preacher in the Bohemian church in Berlin and Rixdorf,…

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Grundmann, Christoffer H., “Jänicke, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10686>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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