Author: 1767, Christiaan Salomon Duijtsch
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1986, edited by dr. J. Haitsma - by courtesy of publisher
De Groot Goudriaan
Book: Christiaan Salomon Duijtsch,
born in 1734 and became a rabbi in Neuchatel after his studies
at the Prague academy. After what is called "a heavy
fight of conscience", he converted to believing in Jesus
Christ. Because of his conversion the Jewish Council forced
him to divorce his wife and give up his three-year-old daughter.
After his flight in the night and many sufferings, he arrived
in the Netherlands. Afterwards he studied theology at the
Academy of Utrecht and from 1777 until his death in 1795 he
was a minister of religion in Mijdrecht.
Following his education in his new faith, he wrote his
confession of faith on paper; this is the book that we now
show. Besides the original the book was also reprinted in