Pareus (Wängler), David
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[German Version]

(Gk form; actually Wängler; Dec 30, 1548, Frankenstein, Silesia – Jun 15, 1622, Heidelberg), Reformed theologian. In 1566 Pareus followed his teacher Christoph Schilling, a disciple of Melanchthon who had been dismissed from Hirschberg, to Amberg, and from there went to study at Sapientia College in Heidelberg. After working as pastor in Lower Schlettenbach (May 1571), and as lecturer at Sapientia College (October 1571), Pareus became pastor in Hemsberg (August 1573), where he int…

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Matthias, Markus, “Pareus (Wängler), David”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024364>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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