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Johann Jacob Wolleb, [[Pietism|pietistic]] Reformed minister in Thenniken, canton of [[Basel (Switzerland)|Basel]], Switzerland, during the first half of the 18th century. He was the author of the remarkable book, [[Gespräch zwischen einem Pietisten und einem Wiedertäufer|&lt;em&gt;Gespräch zwischen einem Pietisten und einem Wiedertäufer&lt;/em&gt;]] (Basel, 1722). In his later years he became an enthusiastic follower of [[Zinzendorf, Count Nicholas Ludwig von (1700-1760)|Count Zinzendorf]], who visited him in 1740. The <em>Gespräch </em>was written apparently in a missionary spirit, with the hope of winning the [[Anabaptism|Anabap­tists]] (of the [[Jura Mountains|Jura]] area) to the new trend of Pietism.
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Johann Jacob Wolleb, [[Pietism|pietistic]] Reformed minister in Thenniken, canton of [[Basel (Switzerland)|Basel]], Switzerland, during the first half of the 18th century. He was the author of the remarkable book, [[Gespräch zwischen einem Pietisten und einem Wiedertäufer|<em>Gespräch zwischen einem Pietisten und einem Wiedertäufer</em>]] (Basel, 1722). In his later years he became an enthusiastic follower of [[Zinzendorf, Count Nicholas Ludwig von (1700-1760)|Count Zinzendorf]], who visited him in 1740. The <em>Gespräch </em>was written apparently in a missionary spirit, with the hope of winning the [[Anabaptism|Anabap­tists]] (of the [[Jura Mountains|Jura]] area) to the new trend of Pietism.
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
Friedmann, Robert. <em>Mennonite Piety Through the Cen­turies</em>. Goshen, 1949. 40.
 
Friedmann, Robert. <em>Mennonite Piety Through the Cen­turies</em>. Goshen, 1949. 40.

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Johann Jacob Wolleb, pietistic Reformed minister in Thenniken, canton of Basel, Switzerland, during the first half of the 18th century. He was the author of the remarkable book, Gespräch zwischen einem Pietisten und einem Wiedertäufer (Basel, 1722). In his later years he became an enthusiastic follower of Count Zinzendorf, who visited him in 1740. The Gespräch was written apparently in a missionary spirit, with the hope of winning the Anabap­tists (of the Jura area) to the new trend of Pietism.

Bibliography

Friedmann, Robert. Mennonite Piety Through the Cen­turies. Goshen, 1949. 40.

Jöcher, Christian Gottlieb. Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexicon. 1756.

Wernle, P. Geschichte des Schweizer Protestantismus im 18 Jahrhundert, vol. I. Tübingen, 1923.


Author(s) Robert Friedmann
Date Published 1959


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Friedmann, Robert. "Wolleb, Johann Jacob (18th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 22 Jul 2019. https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wolleb,_Johann_Jacob_(18th_century)&oldid=96902.

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Friedmann, Robert. (1959). Wolleb, Johann Jacob (18th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 July 2019, from https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Wolleb,_Johann_Jacob_(18th_century)&oldid=96902.




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