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1. Matthias (1618–86). Brother of 2; Ref. pietistic theol.; b. Süchteln, Ger.; educ. Neth. at Harderwijk, Deventer, and Utrecht; pastor; prof. Utrecht 1654; deposed 1662 because of polemics against S. Maresius*; prof. Herborn 1669; influenced by W. Ames* and G. Voet*; opposed Arminianism,* Cartesianism,* RCm 2. Samuel (1628–ca. 1700). Brother of 1; Ref. theol.; b. Rees, Ger.; pastor; won for ch. reform by puritanical writings and Voetians (see Voet, Gisbert); active in efforts at Christian instruction and edification.

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