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Lodenstein, Jodocus van
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(Feb 6, 1620, Delft, the Netherlands – Aug 6, 1677, Utrecht), came from a patrician family. He studied in Utrecht under G. Voetius, whose spiritual and theological orientation he shared, as well as in Franeker under J. Cocceius, whose theology he did not follow in spite of a personal friendship. He was pastor in Zoetermeer, Sluis, and (from 1653) in Utrecht, where he belonged to the Voetian circle. Lodenstein is a typical representative of the Nadere Reformatie. He fought for a strict church discipline; in his sermons and his pastorate, he emphasized the value of inner exper…

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van den Berg, Johannes, “Lodenstein, Jodocus van”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 November 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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