Melanchthon

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Philipp Melanchthon - Estimation of His Works and Character - As Historian and Preacher
... sphere of historical theology the influence of Melanchthon may be traced until the seventeenth century, especially in the method of treating church ... Melanchthon exerted a wide influence in the department of homiletics, and has been regarded as the author, in the Protestant Church, of the methodical style of preaching ... From Melanchthon came also the first Protestant work on the method of theological study, so that it may safely be said that by his influence every department of ...
Treatise On The Power And Primacy Of The Pope
... Philip Melanchthon, its author, completed it on February 17, 1537 during the assembly of princes and theologians in Smalcald ... Melanchthon used much the same rhetorical style in The Tractate as he did in the Apology of the Augsburg Confession (1531) both were originally written in Latin ... Melanchthon used biblical and patristic material to present and support three main points 1) the pope is not head of the Christian Church and superior to all other bishops by ...
Philipp Melanchthon - Estimation of His Works and Character
... Melanchthon's importance for the Reformation lay essentially in the fact that he systematized Luther's ideas, defended them in public, and made them the basis of a religious education ... Melanchthon was impelled by Luther to work for the Reformation his own inclinations would have kept him a student ... Without Luther's influence Melanchthon would have been "a second Erasmus," although his heart was filled with a deep religious interest in the Reformation ...
Loci Theologici
... Loci Theologici was a term applied by Melanchthon to Evangelical systems of dogmatics and retained by many as late as the seventeenth century ... This was especially true of Melanchthon, as is clear from his De rhetorica libritres (Cologne, 1519), in which he sought to train students for disputation ... Melanchthon's treatment is not only more clear than that of his predecessor, but he draws his examples from the Bible instead of from the Church Fathers, and under ...
Nicolaus Gallus
... the master's degree in 1537, he won the commendation of Melanchthon ... Like him he tried to influence Melanchthon by letters, but the latter treated Gallus rather haughtily ... Melanchthon reproached Gallus for fighting continually against the Evangelicals, instead of combating Romanism ...