Jansen, Arrien (17th/18th century)
Arrien Jansen, a member and in 1719-1720 a deacon of the Waterlander Mennonite congregation at Leeuwarden, Dutch province of Friesland, who, after 1674, promoted the idea in this congregation that baptism should be administered by immersion and thus caused much dissension in the congregation. In 1720 he left the congregation with a number of adherents, but in 1725 he was again admitted into the congregation.
Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1874): 60, 64-73.
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