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Sudermann, Daniel
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(1550, Liège – after 1630, Straßburg [Strasbourg]). Though born into a Catholic family, Sudermann came into contact with Calvinism, Lutheranism, and Anabaptism early on. Having worked as a private tutor, after 1585 he served as an educator of the nobility at the Bruderhof in Straßburg. He had already come in contact with the ideas of K. v. Schwenckfeld, some of whose writings he began publishing in 1584. He dated his own attraction to Schwenckfeld’s teaching from a conversion experience in 1594. His association with spiritualism (II, 1) from the heritage of medie…

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Leppin, Volker, “Sudermann, Daniel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025845>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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