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Apologia verae Doctrinæ de Definitione Evangelii. Opposita Thrasonici præstigiis & indignis Theologo lusibus Iohannis VVigandi. Authore Christophoro Pezelio, Sacre Theologiæ Doctore & Professore in Academia Wvitebergensi. [small simple woodcut device]


Price: $750.00

Publisher: VVitebergæ,, Excudebant Clemens Schleich & Antonius Schöne,: Anno M.D.LXXI. [1571] 1571

Item Number: 13087

"Christoph Pezel (1539-1604) ""German crypto-Calvinist... He was educated at the universities of Jena and 1569 was ordained preacher at the Schloss-kirche in Wittenberg. In the same year he entered the theological faculty, where he soon became involved in the disputes between the followers of Melanchthon and Luther, writing the Apologia veræ doctrinæ de definitione Evangelii (Wittenberg, 1571) and being the chief author of the Wittenberg catechism of 1571. He soon took a leading position as a zealous Philippist.""--G. Kawerau in New Schaff-Herzog Enc... View more info