Utrechtsche Vragen

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Utrechtsche Vragen (Utrecht Questions), the twelve questions drawn up at Utrecht, probably by the Reformed pastor Cornelis Gentman, for the examination of Mennonites by the magistrates to establish whether they were orthodox, especially with regard to Socinian views, and to be tolerated. These "questions," sometimes cynically called "Geuzenvraagen" by the Mennonites, were applied at Utrecht in 1661, Middelburg 1665, Deventer 1669, and a few other places. They are printed in Blaupot ten Cate, Groningen, v. II, 205-13.


Cate, Steven Blaupot ten. Geschiedenis der Doopsgezinden in Groningen, Overijssel en Oost-Friesland, 2 vols. Leeuwarden: W. Eekhoff en J. B. Wolters, 1842: v. II, 205-13.

Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1959). Utrechtsche Vragen. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 March 2019, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Utrechtsche_Vragen&oldid=112048.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 794. All rights reserved.

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