Christian Cyclopedia

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Freder(us), Johannes

(Fret[h]er; Fretther; Irenaeus; 1510 [or perhaps 1507]–1562). B. Köslin, Pomerania; educ. Wittenberg; vice-principal of school and cathedral pastor Hamburg; prof. theol. Greifswald; supt. Rügen and Wismar; visitor Mecklenburg. Regarded laying on of hands at ordination an adiaphoron and thereby became involved in controversy with J. Knipstro.*

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