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Cloppenburch, Johannes
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(Cloppenburg; May 13, 1592, Amsterdam – Jul 30, 1652, Franeker) studied theology in Leiden under F. Gomarus and Johannes Polyander, as well as at several foreign universities, notably in Heidelberg, Basel and Geneva. He became pastor in Heusden (1618), Amsterdam (1621) and Brielle (1629). In 1640, he was appointed professor of theology in Harderwijk and, in 1643, in Franeker. The literary oeuvre of this staunch Calvinist is dominated by disputes with Mennonites, Arminians and Socinians. His Disputationes de foedere Dei et testamento veteri et novo (1643) prepared…

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Strohm, Christoph, “Cloppenburch, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03104>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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