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Leonhard Weydmann, a Mennonite preacher in [[Monsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Monsheim]] and [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]], b. 15 March 1793, at Krefeld, d. 13 April 1868, at Krefeld, the son of a Re­formed father and a Mennonite mother. He was ed­ucated in [[Basel (Switzerland)|Basel]]. In [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] he witnessed the establishment of the [[Algemene Doopsgezinde Societeit|Algemeene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit]] (1811). The Mennonite professors at Amsterdam at that time were [[Hesselink, Gerrit (1755-1811)|Gerrit Hesselink]], who was a natural scientist rather than a theologian, and [[Koopmans, Rinse (1770-1826)|Rinse Koopmans]], who stressed the divine authority of revealed doc­trine. In 1812 Weydmann wrote a paper on the "Excellence of Mathematics," in 1814 a paper on "Baptism, as It Was Practiced by the Apostles and the Superstitious Practices That Were Later Con­nected with It," and another work about the "Authenticity of the Books of the New Testament." He studied briefly then at the University of Berlin and in 1816 became the minister in [[Zutphen (Gelderland, Netherlands)|Zutphen]] and after that in [[Friedrichstadt (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)|Friedrichstadt]].
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Leonhard Weydmann: Mennonite preacher in [[Monsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Monsheim]] and [[Krefeld (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)|Krefeld]]; born 15 March 1793 at Krefeld, Germany, the son of a Re­formed father and a Mennonite mother. Weydmann died 13 April 1868 at Krefeld.
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Weydmann was ed­ucated in [[Basel (Switzerland)|Basel]]. In [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] he witnessed the establishment of the [[Algemene Doopsgezinde Societeit|Algemeene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit]] (1811). The Mennonite professors at Amsterdam at that time were [[Hesselink, Gerrit (1755-1811)|Gerrit Hesselink]], who was a natural scientist rather than a theologian, and [[Koopmans, Rinse (1770-1826)|Rinse Koopmans]], who stressed the divine authority of revealed doc­trine. In 1812 Weydmann wrote a paper on the "Excellence of Mathematics," in 1814 a paper on "Baptism, as It Was Practiced by the Apostles and the Superstitious Practices That Were Later Con­nected with It," and another work about the "Authenticity of the Books of the New Testament." He studied briefly then at the University of Berlin and in 1816 became the minister in [[Zutphen (Gelderland, Netherlands)|Zutphen]] and after that in [[Friedrichstadt (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)|Friedrichstadt]].
  
 
After several months in Krefeld he received a call to the [[Kriegsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Kriegsheim]] congregation and then in 1820 a call to [[Monsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Monsheim]]. Here he witnessed the establishment of the Palatine-Hessian Conference (1824), which was accompanied by an increased interest in [[Mission (Missiology)|missions]]. He was the first trained minister in the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]] and rendered valuable service there in the matter of their hymnal (1832) and their catechism (1836).
 
After several months in Krefeld he received a call to the [[Kriegsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Kriegsheim]] congregation and then in 1820 a call to [[Monsheim (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Monsheim]]. Here he witnessed the establishment of the Palatine-Hessian Conference (1824), which was accompanied by an increased interest in [[Mission (Missiology)|missions]]. He was the first trained minister in the [[Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)|Palatinate]] and rendered valuable service there in the matter of their hymnal (1832) and their catechism (1836).
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In 1836-1866 he served in his home congregation of Krefeld. Here too he did some literary work. In 1850 he published the book <em>Luther, ein Charakter und Spiegelbild für unsere Zeit</em>, and in 1852 <em>Christ­liche Lehre, zunächst zum Gebrauch der Taufgesinnten in Deutschland</em>.
 
In 1836-1866 he served in his home congregation of Krefeld. Here too he did some literary work. In 1850 he published the book <em>Luther, ein Charakter und Spiegelbild für unsere Zeit</em>, and in 1852 <em>Christ­liche Lehre, zunächst zum Gebrauch der Taufgesinnten in Deutschland</em>.
 
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Leonhard Weydmann: Mennonite preacher in Monsheim and Krefeld; born 15 March 1793 at Krefeld, Germany, the son of a Re­formed father and a Mennonite mother. Weydmann died 13 April 1868 at Krefeld.

Weydmann was ed­ucated in Basel. In Amsterdam he witnessed the establishment of the Algemeene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit (1811). The Mennonite professors at Amsterdam at that time were Gerrit Hesselink, who was a natural scientist rather than a theologian, and Rinse Koopmans, who stressed the divine authority of revealed doc­trine. In 1812 Weydmann wrote a paper on the "Excellence of Mathematics," in 1814 a paper on "Baptism, as It Was Practiced by the Apostles and the Superstitious Practices That Were Later Con­nected with It," and another work about the "Authenticity of the Books of the New Testament." He studied briefly then at the University of Berlin and in 1816 became the minister in Zutphen and after that in Friedrichstadt.

After several months in Krefeld he received a call to the Kriegsheim congregation and then in 1820 a call to Monsheim. Here he witnessed the establishment of the Palatine-Hessian Conference (1824), which was accompanied by an increased interest in missions. He was the first trained minister in the Palatinate and rendered valuable service there in the matter of their hymnal (1832) and their catechism (1836).

In 1836-1866 he served in his home congregation of Krefeld. Here too he did some literary work. In 1850 he published the book Luther, ein Charakter und Spiegelbild für unsere Zeit, and in 1852 Christ­liche Lehre, zunächst zum Gebrauch der Taufgesinnten in Deutschland.


Author(s) Ernst Crous
Date Published 1959


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Crous, Ernst. "Weydmann, Leonhard (1793-1868)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 21 Sep 2020. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Weydmann,_Leonhard_(1793-1868)&oldid=131405.

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Crous, Ernst. (1959). Weydmann, Leonhard (1793-1868). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 21 September 2020, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Weydmann,_Leonhard_(1793-1868)&oldid=131405.




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