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Wyttenbach, Daniel
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(Jun 26, 1706, Worb, near Bern – Jun 29, 1779, Marburg), Reformed theologian. The son of a pastor, Wyttenbach studied at the Acad-emy in Bern, where he showed an early interest in the philosophy of G.W. Leibniz and C. Wolff. After ordination in 1732, he initially assisted his father in Worb; in the course of an educational tour, he came to Marburg in 1735 to hear Wolff ’s lectures. On his return, he once more assisted his father; after several unsuccessful applications, in 1740 he was appointed deacon at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Bern. His three-volume Tentamen theologi…

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Kuhn, Thomas K., “Wyttenbach, Daniel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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