Lieberkühn, Samuel
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(Mar 23, 1710, Berlin – Aug 9, 1777, Gnadenberg). Lieberkühn, the son of a goldsmith, studied theology at Halle and Jena, where he came into contact with Herrnhut (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren: II). Appointed as a missionary to the Jews (Jewish missions) in 1736, he exercised his ministry independently (after 1739 in Amsterdam). His deep involvement in the Jewish world and the Hebrew language led in 1756 to a dispute with N. von Zinzendorf. Lieberkühn served Moravian congregations in several towns, including Herrnhaag,…

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Meyer, Dietrich, “Lieberkühn, Samuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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