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Oosterzee, Jan Jacob Van

OOSTERZEE, JAN JACOB VAN (1S17-1882), Dutch divine, was born at Rotterdam on the 1st of April 1817. After acting as pastor at Alkmaar and Rotterdam, in 1863 he was made professor of biblical and practical theology at the university of Utrecht. Oosterzee earned a reputation as a preacher, was editor of the Theolog. JahrbiUher from 1845, wrote a number of noteworthy books on reUgious history, and pubhshed poems in Dutch (18S2). He died on the 29th of July 1882.

A collected edition of Gosterzee's works was published in French, CEuvres completes, in three volumes (1877-1880). His autobiography appeared in 1882.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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