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Jerusalem, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm
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(Nov 22, 1709, Osnabrück – Sep 2, 1789, Braunschweig), leading proponent of neology (Enlightenment: II, 4.c). Jerusalem studied philosophy, theology and oriental languages in Leipzig (1727–1730, with Johann Christoph Gottsched, among others), received the M.A. (1731, Wittenberg), undertook a two-year study journey through Holland, and was a private tutor in Göttingen (1734–1737). After several years in England, to which he owed important impulses, and work as a tutor in Hannover (1740–1742), J…

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Beutel, Albrecht, “Jerusalem, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10822>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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