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Jan Gerrit Boekenoogen was a Dutch Mennonite minister, son of Lucas Fredrik Boekenoogen, b. 17 July 1856, at Wormerveer, d. 7 January 1933, at Bussum. He studied at the university and the Mennonite seminary in Amsterdam, became a ministerial candidate in 1880, and served the congregations of Wormer and Jisp (1881-1884), Hindeloopen (1884-1885) and Krommenie (1885-1922). He received the Th.D. degree at Amsterdam in 1884. Except for his doctoral dissertation, he published only a few sermons. He compiled a new catalog of the Mennonite literature in the Amsterdam Library, which was published in 1919. He was a member of the Teyler Theological Association at Haarlem and coeditor of Teyler's Theologisch Tijdschrift.

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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: 317.

Zondagsbode (15 January 1933).

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1953

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Boekenoogen, Jan Gerrit (1856-1933)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 22 Jun 2017.,_Jan_Gerrit_(1856-1933)&oldid=110542.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1953). Boekenoogen, Jan Gerrit (1856-1933). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 June 2017, from,_Jan_Gerrit_(1856-1933)&oldid=110542.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 379. All rights reserved.

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