Dozy, Jan Dionijs (1892-1965)

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Jan Dionijs Dozy , b. 25 April 1892, d., 30 July 1965, married Henriette I. C. de Stoppelaar and served first as Mennonite pastor in West-Terschelling (1922-1926), Leeuwarden (1926-1933), and Amsterdam (1933-1956). In 1933 he earned a doctor of theology degree. He became a member of the executive committee of the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit (Dutch Mennonite general conference), of which he was for a time vice-chairman. He was curator of the Amsterdam Mennonite Theological Seminary. His particular additional interest and service was in interchurch ecumenical relationships.


Dozy, J. D. Het feminisme als zedelijk vraagstuk. Dissertation, Amsterdam, 1933.

Dozy, J. D. Naar de diepste werkelijkheid. Amsterdam, 1938.

Dozy, J. D. Wijsheid der dwazen. Amsterdam, 1958.

Dozy, J. D. Het ambt van Christus, coauthored with E. L. Smelik and J. Koopmans. The Hague, 1942.

Articles Woord en Daad and in Doopsgezind Jaarboekjel.

On Dozy see the memorial article in Doopsgezind Jaarboekje (1966):13-14.

Author(s) R Hofman
Date Published 1990

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