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Neander, Joachim
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(1650, Bremen – May 31, 1680, Bremen). Neander began his studies of Reformation theology in Bremen. In worship led by T. Undereyck he came into contact with Pietistic ideas (Pietism). In 1671, he accompanied the sons of a merchant family to their studies in Heidelberg as tutor. It is very probable that he made contact with Lutheran Pietists in Frankfurt. In 1674, Neander obtained his first post through the Reformed congregation in Düsseldorf, where he became rector of the Latin sc…

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Albrecht, Ruth, “Neander, Joachim”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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