Widmarius, Abdias (1591-1668)

Revision as of 19:37, 20 August 2013 by GameoAdmin (talk | contribs) (CSV import - 20130820)

Jump to: navigation, search

Abdias Widmarius (1591-1668), a Reformed clergyman educated at the universities of Heidelberg and Marburg, was preacher at Altdorf near Speyer and Neuhausen near Worms, Germany. During the Thirty Years' War he found refuge in Holland. He preached at Uitgeest, Gouda, and taught in the universities of Harderwijk and Groningen. The records he kept in Uitgeest are of value to Anabaptist history, especially his information on discussions with the Mennonites and his account of the debate at Alkmaar in 1597.


Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1907): 37-77.

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

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1959

Cite This Article

MLA style

Neff, Christian. "Widmarius, Abdias (1591-1668)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 17 Nov 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Widmarius,_Abdias_(1591-1668)&oldid=86011.

APA style

Neff, Christian. (1959). Widmarius, Abdias (1591-1668). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 17 November 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Widmarius,_Abdias_(1591-1668)&oldid=86011.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 943. All rights reserved.

©1996-2018 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.