(16781749). B. Oberwälden, near Göppingen, Ger.; son of a Luth. pastor; saddler's apprentice; influenced by Pietism and J. R. Hedinger*; separatist; to Himbach in the Wetterau 1707; given to inner mysticism; leader of Inspirationists after the death of E. L. Gruber* 1728. See also Amana Society.
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