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Latermann, Johannes
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(Feb 7, 1620, Gellershau- sen, Coburg – 1662, Austria), studied in Helmstedt (G. Calixtus, K. Horneius). During the 1645 Conference of Thorn, he joined C. Dreier and M. Behm from Königsberg. Latermann represented their concerns consistently and, in a vigorous disagreement with the Lutheran clergy of the city under C. Myslenta, sparked the “Latermann Affair” that culminated in the Syncretistic Controversy. Sponsored by Elector Frederick William I, he became associate professor at the University of Königsberg in 1647 and the second court chaplain in 1649. …

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Wartenberg, Günther, “Latermann, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 15 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12688>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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