Spener, Philip Jacob (16361705)

Spener, Philip Jacob, German Protestant theologian, founder of the Pietists (q.v.), born in Alsace, studied in Strasburg; in 1670 held a series of meetings which he called “Collegia Pietatis,” whence the name of his sect; established himself in Dresden and in Berlin, but Halle was the centre of the movement; he was an earnest and universally esteemed man (16361705).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Spasmodic School
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Speculative, The
Spedding, James
Speke, John Banning
Spence, Joseph
Spencer, Herbert
Spencer Gulf
Spener, Philip Jacob
Spenser, Edmund
Spermaceti
Spey
Spezia
Sphinx
Spice Islands
Spinello, Aretino
Spinola, Ambrosio, Marquis of
Spinoza, Benedict
Spinozism