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Toland, John

(originally Junius Janus; 1670–1722). Deist; b. near Londonderry, Ireland, of RC parentage; changed name and became Prot. ca. 1686; educ. Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Leiden; controversialist. Works include Christianity Not Mysterious; Amyntor; Tetradymus; Pantheisticon (parodied the Angl. liturgy). See also Deism, III 4; Pantheism, 2.

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