Willem Jansen (16th/17th century)

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Willem Jansen, a Mennonite elder at Emden, East Friesland, Germany, whom K. Vos considers to have been the secretary of the disputation held at Emden in 1578 between some Flemish Mennonite leaders and a number of Calvinist theologians. If this surmise is correct, Willem Jansen and not Carel van Gent (Ghendt), under the pseudonym of I.H.V.P.N., is the author of Beginsel en Voortganck. der Geschillen.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV.

Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1914: 306 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Willem Jansen (16th/17th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Nov 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Willem_Jansen_(16th/17th_century)&oldid=146756.

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