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Rahtmann, Hermann
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(1585, Lübeck – Jun 30, 1628, Danzig [Gdansk]), completed his schooling under Georg Rollenhagen in Magdeburg and studied in Rostock and Cologne, where he earned his living as a printer’s reader. Educated to be a Lutheran and/or Jesuit theologian, Rahtmann obtained an M.A. and continued his studies in Leipzig. He became a deacon in Danzig in 1612, and pastor in 1626. Starting from a dualism of spirit and flesh, and influenced by K. v. Schwenckfeld and a spiritual interpretation of …

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Steiger, Johann Anselm, “Rahtmann, Hermann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024800>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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