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Til, Salomo(n) van
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(Dec 26, 1643, Wees – Oct 31, 1713, Leiden). After studying in Utrecht and Leiden ( J. Cocceius), in 1666 Til became pastor of the Reformed church in Huisduinen. After other positions, he came to Dordrecht in 1683, where the next year he was also appointed to a chair at the Schola Illustris. In 1702 he moved to Leiden. The focus of his work was scholarly philological exegesis of the Old Testament prophets. He modified the covenant theology he learned from Cocceius by including Cartesian (R. Descartes) elements, paving the way for the early Enlightenment by giving theologia n…

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Leppin, Volker, “Til, Salomo(n) van”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026081>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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