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The Making of a Theologian

Keith D. Stanglin and Thomas H. McCall

in Jacob Arminius

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199755660
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979493 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755660.003.0002
The Making of a Theologian

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Chapter 1 provides a summary of the life and work of Jacob Arminius. Providing a biographical overview, it serves to contextualize his theology. Arminius’s career as a student, important theological influences, and his major works are surveyed. His career as a professor of theology at Leiden is described, and an outline of the major controversies is offered. Throughout this chapter, care is taken to situate Arminius as a distinctly biblical, pastoral, and scholastic theologian.

Keywords: biography; major works; theological influences; Leiden career; pastoral; scholastic theologian

Chapter.  9536 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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