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Vriezen, Theodore Christiaan
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(Jul 29, 1899, Dinxperlo – Jan 29, 1981, Amersfoort), professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Groningen from 1941 to 1956 and at Utrecht for 1956 to 1969 (1965–1966 in Beirut). For decades Vriezen was the preeminent Old Testament scholar of the Netherlands; he received an honorary doctorate from Bern in 1964. As a pastor, along with O. Eißfeldt, Aage Betzen, W. Eichrodt, and others he took part in the 1924 training course of the Deutsches Evangelisches Institut für Alt…

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Noort, Ed, “Vriezen, Theodore Christiaan”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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