A Treatise on True Theology with the Life of Franciscus by Franciscus Junius PDF

By Franciscus Junius

Franciscus Junius (1545–1602) was once an influential pastor and professor in the course of the developmental years of Reformed orthodoxy. As a talented linguist, biblical exegete, and theologian, Junius formed the Reformed culture in profound ways.

Junius’s 'Treatise on real Theology' is a scholastic advent to the self-discipline of theology. He displays at the definition of theology, the place it comes from, and the diversity of modes it takes. This e-book set a long-lasting development for plenty of Reformed theologians of their method of dogmatics, constructing a benchmark for theological prolegomena for years yet to come. Accompanying this paintings is The lifetime of Franciscus Junius, which supplies an autobiographical account of the tumultuous days of Junius’s existence and the complicated situations that the Reformed church buildings confronted throughout the French and Spanish wars of religion.

Although Junius’s importance within the background of Protestant theology is more and more valued by means of historians, such a lot of his striking physique of works isn't to be had to English-speaking readers. David C. Noe’s high-quality translation of those vital writings will surely rectify this deficit. Readers are extra aided through Willem van Asselt’s important introductory essay, which bargains a scholarly viewpoint at the treatise and on Junius’s existence and paintings within the context of the increase of Reformed scholasticism and orthodoxy.


Franciscus Junius (1545–1602) taught theology on the Casimirianum Neustadt, the college of Heidelberg, and the collage of Leiden.

“Lambert Daneau (1530–1595) defined Franciscus Junius as ‘a guy of singular learning’—and that he used to be. His biblical scholarship used to be mentioned extensively by means of writers from various traditions within the 16th and 17th centuries. His effect at the Reformed culture has been profound, whether now not all Reformed folks understand it. Now, English readers may be capable of see for themselves why that was once. This paintings, with Willem van Asselt’s creation and Junius’s relocating and pleasant autobiography, is a most beneficial resource for the ongoing restoration of the Reformed culture and a window into the theology and piety of vintage Reformed theology.” — R. Scott Clark, professor of church historical past and old theology, Westminster Seminary California

“The current quantity is an important attempt on numerous counts. It offers a useful and hugely influential paintings to modern scholars of Reformed suggestion. It deals the 1st English translation of Junius’s autobiography, a piece released posthumously within the seventeenth-century version of Junius’s whole works. It additionally offers,by means of the advent, a point of view at the treatise and on Junius’s lifestyles and paintings within the context of the increase of Reformed scholasticism and orthodoxy.” — Richard A. Muller, from the foreword

“'True Theology' is a superb instance that early sleek Reformed theology used to be no longer a rationalistic, deterministic, or decreetal approach, yet quite a relational firm, decided via and determinative of the divine–human relationship.The vital function Junius performed in aiding form this Reformed culture and the importance of his 'True Theology' for the advance of Reformed dogmatics can't be overestimated.” — Willem J. van Asselt, from the introduction

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