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Spener, Philipp Jakob (1635 - 1705), theologian

Traute Maass Marshall and Robin A. Leaver

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Rappoltsweiler, Alsace, 13 Jan 1635; d Berlin, 5 Feb 1705). German theologian. His upbringing in a very religious legal family and his early extensive reading of puritanical and other devotional books, especially those of J. Arndt, the most significant pre-Pietist author, laid the groundwork for his later development as a religious reformer. He studied theology at the University of Strasbourg (1651–9) and then undertook an academic journey through

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