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Pieter van Dokkumburg (Dokkenburg), a son of S. P. van Dokkumburg, who was born on 22 January 1737 at Venhuizen, and died 2 May 1811 at Koog aan de Zaan, was a Mennonite minister. He served the congregations of Oudesluis, 1758-1763; Twisk, 1763-1770; and Koog-Zaandijk, 1770-1811. He trained a large number of young men for the ministry, for (like his father) he followed the principles of the Zonists and opposed the (Lamist) Amsterdam Theological Seminary. He wrote: Verhandelingen over wysgerige onderwerpen; De Wederleggende Godgeleerdheid; Het Stelzel van de Godgeleerdheid, all of which are found in manuscript in the [[Amsterdam Mennonite Library (Bibliotheek en Archief van de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente te Amsterdam)|Amsterdam Mennonite Library]]. These treatises may have been composed for his theological students.

Bibliography

Catalogus der werken over de Doopsgezinden en hunne geschiedenis aanwezig in de bibliotheek der Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. Amsterdam: J.H. de Bussy, 1919: 221.

Naamlijst der tegenwoordig in dienst zijnde predikanten der Mennoniten in de vereenigde Nederlanden. (Amsterdam, 1808): 75; (1815): 80 f.

Visscher, H. and L. A. van Langeraad. Biographisch Woordenboek von Protestantsche Godgeleerden in Nederland. The Hague, 1903- : II, 523.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Dokkumburg, Pieter van (1737-1811)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 18 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dokkumburg,_Pieter_van_(1737-1811)&oldid=107542.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Dokkumburg, Pieter van (1737-1811). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dokkumburg,_Pieter_van_(1737-1811)&oldid=107542.




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