Hendriksz, Pieter (17th century)

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Pieter Hendriksz, a Mennonite, member of the Amsterdam Lamist congregation, was influenced by the Quakers in his view on the church and attacked Galenus Abrahamsz, the leader of the Lamist church, in a booklet Een Ernstige bestraffinge aen de Vlaemsche Doopsgesinde Gemeynte tot Amsterdam (Amsterdam, 1670), accusing him of laying too much stress upon form, especially in maintaining the old customs of baptism and communion.


Meihuizen, H. W. Galenus Abrahamsz, 1622‑1706: strijder voor een onbeperkte verdgraagzaamheid en verdediger van het Doperse spiritualisme. Haarlem: H.D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon, 1954: 112 f., 154.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Hendriksz, Pieter (17th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 19 Sep 2018. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hendriksz,_Pieter_(17th_century)&oldid=107879.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Hendriksz, Pieter (17th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 September 2018, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Hendriksz,_Pieter_(17th_century)&oldid=107879.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 703. All rights reserved.

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