Philipp Spener Birthday, Date of Birth

Philipp Spener

Philipp Jakob Spener (13 January 1635 – 5 February 1705), was a German Lutheran theologian who essentially founded what would become to be known as Pietism. He was later dubbed the "Father of Pietism". A prolific writer, his two main works, Pia desideria (1675) and Allgemeine Gottesgelehrtheit (1680), were published while he was the chief pastor in the Lutheran Church at Frankfurt. In 1691, he was invited to Berlin by the court of Brandenburg. Even in Berlin, Spener was at odds with the predominant Lutheran orthodoxy, as he had been all his life. Spener influenced the foundation of the University of Halle, but the theological faculty of another university, that of Wittenberg, formally accused him of 264 errors.

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Saturday, January 13, 1635
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The January 13, 1635 was a Saturday under the star sign of . It was the 12 day of the year. President of the United States was N/A.

If you were born on this day, you are 386 years old. Your last birthday was on the Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 12 days ago. Your next birthday is on Thursday, January 13, 2022, in 352 days. You have lived for 140,996 days, or about 3,383,905 hours, or about 203,034,322 minutes, or about seconds.

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