- Series: The Atlantic World (Book 14)
- Hardcover: 628 pages
- Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (September 1, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9004162119
- ISBN-13: 978-9004162112
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 2 x 10.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,414,725 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Fulfilling God's Mission: The Two Worlds of Dominie Everardus Bogardus, 1607-1647 (The Atlantic World) Hardcover – September 1, 2007
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About the Author
Willem Frijhoff (*1942), Ph.D. in History (1981), was Research Assistant in Religious Anthropology at the EHESS in Paris (France), and Professor of Cultural History at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is now Professor Emeritus of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He has published extensively on French and Dutch cultural and religious history, includingEmbodied Belief: Ten Essays on Religious Culture in Dutch History (2002), and1650: Hard-Won Unity (2004).
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