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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Reformed Universities and Theological Schools. 17 more practical spirit, to keep themselves at a tolerable distance from scholastic theology. A stiffer orthodoxy, however, began to prevail in these universities also towards the middle of the century, when the innovations of French theology threatened of the covenant. Piscator, educated at Strasburg and Tubingen, taught at Heidelberg in 1574, at Neustadt on the Hardt in 1578, at Herborn from 1584 to 1625. His government quietly allowed him to bring forward in his public lectures his denial of the redeeming efficacy of Christ's active obedience. This doctrine was however rejected by several French synods, and by most Reformed theologians, though favoured by a few, e.g. Pareus, Scultetus, Alting, Cameron, Blondell, Cappell, La Placette. Piscator was, in opposition to Wolleb, Pareus, and others, a decided Ramist. Compare his Aphorismi doctr. Christ, ex Instit. Calvini ezcerpti, scu loci comm. Ihcologici, ed. 2, 1592. It was as an exegete and translator of Scripture that he was chiefly distinguished, as was also Pasor, 1615-26 (subsequently of Franecker), author of the first New Testament lexicon, who denied that there are any Hebraisms in the New Testament, and was the predecessor of Pfochen in such purism. Among the systematic theologians of Herborn were Matthias Martinius, the philologist, t 1630, Bremen (Christiana doctrinal summa capita, Herb. 1603, of which the Methodus ss. theologice in iv. libros divisuc forms a second part; Summula s. theologies, Bremen, 1610); and especially Job. Hen. Alsted, from 1619 onwards, and subsequently of Weissenburg in Siebenbur- gen (Theologia sclwlastica ezJiibens locos comm. tlieolog. methodo scholastica), t 1638, deputy to Dort, a stiff formalist, and addicted to a refined kind of Chiliast...
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.54" Height: 2.01" Weight: 2.57 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2004
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1592446108 ISBN13 9781592446100