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Stolz, Johann Jakob
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(Dec 31, 1753, Basadingen, near Zürich – Mar 12, 1821, Zürich), Reformed theologian. The son of Friedrich Salomon, a master shoemaker, and Judith Hofstätter, he received his training in Zürich and was ordained in 1774. After employment as a tutor in Weinfelden (Thurgau), in 1781 on the recommendation of J.K. Lavater he was appointed second Reformed pastor in Offenbach am Main; on the strength of his excellent reputation, in 1784 he was appointed preacher at the Martinskirche in Br…

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Kuhn, Thomas K., “Stolz, Johann Jakob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_124983>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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