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Cölestin, Johann Friedrich

(d. after 1577). Luth. theol.; b. Plauen, Ger.; prof. Gk. at Jena 1560; dismissed 1562 for Flacianism (see Flacius, Illyricus, Matthias); pastor in Upper Bav.; dismissed 1563; prof. theol. Lauingen 1564, Jena 1568; took part in Altenburg* Colloquy; left Jena 1572 because of his Flacianism; to Austria; pastor in Efferding and Stein 1574; opposed by P. Leyser.*

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