Selectarum Disputationum Theologicarum.


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SKU: 11427 Voetius, Gisbertus Categories: ,

5 volumes, (46) 1172 (54), (8) 1278 (26), (12) 1418 (24), (12) 843 (29), (8) 763 (5) 243 (53) p. Contemporary folding Vellum, 4° (Some waterstains in volume 1, quire 5P of volume 4 browned, the author’s portrait in volume one is bound in front of the titlepage in stead of at the end of the prelims. The opus magnum of the Dutch reformed theologian Gisbertus Voetius (1589-1676). His most academic works were publushed over a twenty-two-year span in his five volumes of selections from his theological debates. These volumes, presented here, are the outgrowth of Voetius’ famous Saturday seminars. These seminars took the following form: Voetius himself composed theses, especially touching on the pressing issues of the day, and appointed debaters who were instructed on how to defend them. Other students sought to challenge the debaters. The five volumes of these debates, similar to medieval debate texts, present a final redaction of the whole by Voetius himself. The work contains 358 treatises, mostly about the morals and ethics of the reformed church, they are a prime example of the scholastic method of teaching practical Reformed orthodoxy. Illustrated with a portrait and 3 folding engravings.)