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Uytenbogaert (Wtenbogaert), Johannes
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(Feb 11, 1556, Utrecht – Sep 4, 1644, The Hague), leader of the Dutch Remonstrants (Remonstration). Together with J. Arminius, he studied with T. Beza in Geneva from 1580 to 1584. In 1584 he was appointed pastor in Utrecht and in 1591 in The Hague, where he served as theological adviser to J. van Oldenbarnevelt and (after 1601) as court and military chaplain of Maurice of Orange. Against the orthodox Calvinists he defended the teachings of Arminius; after the latter’s death, he joined with others to compose the five articles of the Remonstratie of Jan 14, 1610, which rej…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Uytenbogaert (Wtenbogaert), Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026254>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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