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Knorr von Rosenroth, Christian
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(Jul 15, 1636, Alt-Raudten, Silesia – May 4, 1689, near Sulzbach, Upper Palatinate). After studies in Leipzig, Knorr von Rosenroth traveled to the Netherlands and to England. From 1668, he was councilor, and from 1687 chancellery director in Sulzbach. He was the main authority in spiritual matters at the supra-denominational court of Count Christian August von Pfalz-Sulzbach, which attracted scholars and artists. He became friends with F.M. van Helmont, J. Schütz, and the Quaker Benjamin Furly, and was influenced by H. Moore (Cambridge Platonists) and Jewish sch…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Knorr von Rosenroth, Christian”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_11917>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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