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Braun, Johannes
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(Braunius; 1628, Kaiserslautern – 1708, Groningen) studied under J. Cocceius in Leiden. After preaching in Zeeland, Delft, and, from 1661, in Nijmegen, Braun became professor there in 1665 and professor of theology and Hebrew in Groningen in 1680. The further development of Cocceius's federal theology by incorporating Cartesian philosophy brought him into conflict with his colleague Johannes à Marck, who accused him, among other things, of Sabellianism (Sabellius/Sabellians). In the work La véritable religion des Hollandois (1675) Braun defended the prin…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Braun, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02336>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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