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Oetinger, Friedrich Christoph
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Oetinger, Friedrich Christoph (pseudonyms: Halatophilus Irenaeus, Bibliophilus Irenaeus), * 2[?] May 1702 (Göppingen), † 10 Feb 1782 (Murrhardt)

1. Life

From 1717 to 1720 Oetinger was a pupil at the Monastery School in Blaubeuren, where he came into contact with August Hermann Francke (1663-1727), who visited the town in 1717. He then transferred to the Monastery School in Bebenhausen, near Tübingen (1720-1722…

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Breymayer, Reinhard, “Oetinger, Friedrich Christoph”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_266>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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