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Stosch, Bartholomäus
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(Sep 12, 1604, Strehlen, Silesia [now Strzelin, Poland] – Mar 5 [?], 1686, Berlin), Reformed theologian and adviser on religious policy. After schooling at the Schönaichianum Gymnasium in Beuthen [Bytom], he began to study theology in Frankfurt an der Oder in 1626. In 1629 he began working as a private tutor in East Prussia. From 1632 to 1640 he broadened his education by traveling in the Netherlands (Leiden), England, and France. In 1640 he was appointed pastor in Pilten (Livonia; now Piltene, Latvia). In 1643 he was appointed court chaplain i…

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Beutel, Albrecht, “Stosch, Bartholomäus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025804>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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