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Winebrenner, John
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(Mar 24, 1797, Glade Valley, MD – Sep 12, 1860, Harrisburg, PA). Educated at Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA) he was ordained in the German Reformed Church in 1820. His revivalist sympathies (Revival/Revival movements: II) led to a division in his Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, congregation, and he was removed from the Reformed Church by its synod in 1828. In 1830 he and his followers formed the Church of God, a restorationist denomination centered in Pennsylvania and Ohio. Rejecting C…

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Unterburger, Klaus, “Winebrenner, John”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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