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Stapfer
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1. Johann Friedrich

(1708, Bern – May 1775, Bern). After studying in Brugg, Bern, and Marburg, Stapfer served from 1738 to 1740 as a military chaplain in Waldstätten (Bern) and from 1740 to 1750 as a tutor and garrison chaplain in Oberdießbach (near Thun). From 1750 to 1775 he served there as pastor, succeeding S. Lutz. He turned down offers of a chair at Marburg. After 1743 he published a final systematic treatise of “polemics”, his Institutiones theologiae polemicae univesae (5 vols., 1743–1747); his ot…

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Kuhn, Thomas K., “Stapfer”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024961>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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