Christian Cyclopedia

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Spee, Friedrich von

(Spe; von Langenfeld; 1591–1635). B. Kaiserswerth, near Düsseldorf, Ger.; Jesuit 1610; educ. Fulda and Würzburg; ordained 1622; prof. philos. and cathedral preacher Paderborn 1623–26; then active 2 yrs. as teacher and miss. esp. at Cologne and Wesel; prof. moral theol. Cologne 1631–33, Trier 1633–35. Prominent leader in Counter* Reformation. Hymnist.

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