Johann Gerhard


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Lutheran theologian. He taught theology at Jena from 1616 until his death. His massive Loci Theologici (1610–22), which reintroduced scholastic methodology and terminology into Reformation dogmatics, became a standard compendium of Lutheran orthodoxy.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

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