Lodenstein, Jodocus van, son of Joost Corneliss van Lodenstein, burgomaster of Delft, was born at Delft Feb. 6, 1620. After studying at the Universities of Utrecht and Franeker he was appointed in 1644 pastor at Zoetermeer and Zegwaard, near Delft; in 1650 at Sluys (Sluis, near the boundary of Flanders); and in 1653 at Utrecht. He died at Utrecht Aug. 6, 1677 (Allg. Deutsche Biog., xix. 73-75).
A pastor of the Reformed Church, he was spiritually allied to the Mystics. After 1665, not being able to exclude the worldly, he ceased to dispense the Holy Communion and altered the Baptismal formula; but never separated from the Church.
His hymns appeared in his Uyt-Spanningen, Behelfende eenige stigtelyke Liederen en andere Gedigten, &c, Utrech… Go to person page >