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Koenraad Bremer, a Remonstrant minister at Amsterdam, who in 1740 published anonymously a treatise (Bedenkingen over den christelyken waterdoop) concerning Christian baptism, written by a deceased fellow minister, to which Bremer added five propositions concerning infant baptism (which he defended). Jan Wagenaar, the well-known Collegiant historian, answered Bremer, also anonymously, in Onderzoek over de oudheid en schriftmatigheid van de Kinderdoop (Investigation Concerning the Antiquity and Scripturalness of Infant Baptism) (Leiden, 1740; 2nd ed., Amsterdam, 1776); Herman Schijn and Abraham Verduin also answered Bremer, who replied with Verdediging van de Verhandelingen, . . . (Defense of the Propositions).

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Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht en Gelderland, 2 vols. Amsterdam: P.N. van Kampen, 1847: v. II, 30-31.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Bremer, Koenraad (ca. 1690-1766)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 26 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bremer,_Koenraad_(ca._1690-1766)&oldid=110578.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Bremer, Koenraad (ca. 1690-1766). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bremer,_Koenraad_(ca._1690-1766)&oldid=110578.




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