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Pieter Bernard Westerdijk (1869, Assen - 1954, Amster­dam), a Dutch Mennonite pastor. After com­pleting his studies at the university and the Men­nonite seminary at Amsterdam, he served the congregations of Dantumawoude 1892-1899, Enschede 1899-1911, and Amsterdam 1911-35, in which year he retired. In 1914-41 he was a trustee of the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit -- its secretary 1914-21, and its moderator 1929-35. He published a number of theological articles in Tijdspiegel and Nieuw Theologisch Tijdschrift, some sermons, including his sermon of dedication of the Gronau church (Enschede, n.d.), some booklets like Ons godsdienstig zedelijk leven (Assen, 1903), Waarom wij aan persoonlijke onsterfelijkheid gelooven (Assen, 1906), and De Doopsgezinden (Lochem, n.d.), and a book Bijbelsche Gestalten (Amsterdam, 1935).

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Doopsgezind Jaarboekje  (1955): 11 ff.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Westerdijk, Pieter Bernard (1869-1954)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 5 Dec 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westerdijk,_Pieter_Bernard_(1869-1954)&oldid=135821.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Westerdijk, Pieter Bernard (1869-1954). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 5 December 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Westerdijk,_Pieter_Bernard_(1869-1954)&oldid=135821.




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