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Mestrezat, Jean
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(1592, Geneva – May 2, 1657, Paris), became pastor of the Reformed congregation in Paris after studying at the Huguenot Academy of Saumur and was president of the national synod at Charenton in 1631. His ability to formulate knowledgeable as well as reasonable argumentation on issues of controversial theology, which he amply demonstrated in debates and in publications, made him one of the main pillars of French Protestantism in the first half of the 17th century (Controversial theology). His literary output consists mainly of sermons and polemical pamphlet…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Mestrezat, Jean”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14019>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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