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Breckling, Friedrich

(1629–1711). Dan. Luth. theol. Educ. Rostock, Königsberg, Helmstedt, Wittenberg, Leipzig, Jena, Giessen. Influenced in turn by J. Arnd* for mysticism, J. Böhme* for theosophy, J. Betke* for spiritualism, and C. Hoburg* for syncretism. Became father's asst. Wrote violent attack on Flensburg clergy. Deposed; taken into custody; escaped to Amsterdam. Pastor Zwolle; dismissed under cloud of scandal. Friend of P. J. Spener* and G. Arnold.*

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