Christian Cyclopedia

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Stephensen, Magnús

(1762–1833). Icelandic ch. leader; educ. Copenhagen, Den.; held offices in service of Dan. crown in Iceland; worked for cultural and soc. reform; rationalist; removed reference to divinity of Christ, atonement, and Holy Spirit in hymns in Grallarinn (“Gradual”; Order of Worship); removed significant parts of liturgy (Confiteor; Kyrie; Nicene Creed; Sanctus; Gloria in excelsis).

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