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Volkening, Johann Heinrich
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(May 10, 1796, Hille, near Minden – Jul 25, 1877, Holzhausen, near Lübbecke). After studying theology in Jena, Halle, and Münster (1816–1820), from 1822 to 1827 he served as a pastor in Schnathorst (Lübbecke district), from 1827 to 1838 in Gütersloh, and from 1838 to 1869 in Jöllenbeck (Bielefeld district). He rejected theological rationalism and was influenced early on by the spirit of the Herrnhut Moravians (Bohemian and Moravian Brethren: II). Deeply moved above all by the 95 t…

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Kuhlemann, Frank-Michael, “Volkening, Johann Heinrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026380>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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