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Nethenus
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[German Version]

1. Matthias

(Oct 27, 1618, Süchteln on the Lower Rhine – Oct 9, 1686, Herborn). After attending secondary school in Wesel from 1632, Nethenus studied philosophy and theology in Harderwijk, Deventer, and Utrecht. In 1646 he became pastor and headmaster in Kleve. Through the good offices of G. Voetius he was called in 1654 to be professor of theology in Utrecht, but in 1662 he was removed from office because of a polemical writing against S. Maresius in the controversy over the property of the Reformed chapter. From 1669 to …

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Strohm, Christoph, “Nethenus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024069>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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