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Pieter Hendriksz, a Mennonite, member of the Amsterdam Lamist congregation, was influenced by the Quakers in his view on the church and attacked Galenus Abrahamsz, the leader of the Lamist church, in a booklet Een Ernstige bestraffinge aen de Vlaemsche Doopsgesinde Gemeynte tot Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 1670), accusing him of laying too much stress upon form, especially in maintaining the old customs of baptism and communion.

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Meihuizen, H. W. Galenus Abrahamsz, 1622‑1706: strijder voor een onbeperkte verdgraagzaamheid en verdediger van het Doperse spiritualisme. Haarlem: H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1954: 112 f., 154.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Hendriksz, Pieter (17th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 3 Aug 2015.,_Pieter_(17th_century)&oldid=107879.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Hendriksz, Pieter (17th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 3 August 2015, from,_Pieter_(17th_century)&oldid=107879.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 703. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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