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Theologians of the 16th and 17th Centuries: Lutheran and Reformed

Two charts, one covering Lutheran and another Reformed theologians of the 16th and 17th centuries: their schools, works, and significance

Theologians of the 16th and 17th Centuries: Lutheran and Reformed is a set of two charts: the first chart covers the Lutheran theologians; the second covers Swiss, German, and Dutch Reformed Scholasticism. For each theologian, the chart summarizes their schools, major works, and dogmatic significance.

Lutheran Theologians

Among the Lutheran theologians living 1497–1713 and publishing 1521–1707, note especially Melancthon, Chemnitz, Gerhard, and Quenstedt (asterisk below; in red on PDF).

  1. Philipp Melancthon * (1497-1560) — Loci Communes Rerum Theologicarum, 1521, 1555
  2. Jacob Heerbrand (1521-1600) — Compendium Theologiae, 1575
  3. Martin Chemnitz * (1522-1586) — Loci Theologici, 1591 (pub. posthumously)
  4. Mathias Hafenreffer (1561-1619) — Compendium Doctrinae Coelestis, 1600
  5. Leonard Hutter (1563-1616) — Loci Communes Theoligici, 1619 (pub. posthumously)
  6. George Calixtus (1585-1656) — Epitome Theologiae, 1619
  7. John Gerhard * (1582-1637) — Loci Theologici, 1610-1622
  8. Nicholas Hunnius (1585-1643) — Epitome Credendorum, 1625
  9. Jesper Rasmus Brochmand (1585-1652) — Universae Theologiae Systema, 1633
  10. John Conrad Dannhauer (1603-1666) — Hodosophia Christiana Sive Theologia Positiva, 1649
  11. Abraham Calov (1612-1686) — Systema Locorum Theologicorum, 1655-1677
  12. John Andrew Quenstedt * (1617-1688) — Theologia Didactilo—Polemica Sive Systema Theologiae, 1685
  13. David Hollaz (1648-1713) — Examen Theologicum Acroamaticum, 1707

Reformed Scholasticism

These Reformed theologians lived 1497–1706; published 1536–1687.

  1. Wolfgang Musculus (1497-1563) — Loci Communes Sacrae Theologiae, 1560, 1567 (posth.)
  2. Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) — Loci Communes, 1576 (posth.)
  3. Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575) — Compendium Christianae Religionis, 1556
  4. John Calvin (1509-1564) — Institutio Christianae Religionis, 1536, 1539, 1543, 1550, 1559
  5. Andreas Hyperius (1511-1564) — Methodi Theologiae, 1568 (posth.)
  6. Jerome Zanchius (1516-1590) — Praefatiuncula in Locos Communos (Opera Theologica, 8 vols), 1617
  7. Theodore Beza (1519-1605) — Tractationes Theologicae, 1570
  8. Zacharius Ursinus (1534-1583) — Doctrinae Christianae Compendium, 1584 (posth.)
  9. Franciscus Junius (1545-1602) — De Vera Theologia, 1594
  10. Amandus Polanus (1561-1610) — Syntagma Theologiae Christianae, 1609, 1617
  11. Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1641) — Opera Theologica Omnia, 3 volumes, 1644 (posth.)
  12. Johann Heinrich Alsted (1588-1638) — Methodus Sacrosanctae Theologiae, 1614
  13. Johannes Maccovius (1588-1644) — Loci Communes Theologici, 1626
  14. Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676) — Selectae Disputations Theologicae, 5 parts, 1648-1659
  15. Johannes Cocceius (1603-1669) — Summa Doctrinae de Foedere et Testamento Dei, 1648
  16. Francis Turretin (1623-1687) — Institutio Theologicae Elencticae, 3 volumes, 1679-1685
  17. Peter Mastricht (1630-1706) — Theologia Theoretico-Practica, 1682-1687

PDF also contains, for each theologian, their school, the dogmatic significance of their work, and additional notes.

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PDF ver. 2014-03-01
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PDF version history:
2014-03-01: Updated SKU; combined into set
2011-10-01: van Mastricht to Mastricht
2009-04/03: Corrections to each chart
2009-03-26: New release of Reformed
2009-03-12: New release of Lutheran

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