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Barth on Protestant Scholasticism Today

By many modern accounts, the value of Protestant scholasticism, which reached its zenith in the seventeenth century, is dubious. But as Willem van Asselt observes in his introduction to the new translation of Franciscus Junius’ A Treatise on True Theology, no less a modern theologian than Karl Barth observed that the methodological merits of the Protestant […]

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Get to Know Franciscus Junius

Over at the Junius Institute, Todd Rester provides a brief biography of the Institute’s namesake: Franciscus Junius (1545–1602) is a significant figure in the development of Reformed theology in the era of early Reformed orthodoxy. Junius studied under John Calvin in Geneva, pastoring churches throughout Europe and serving on the theological faculties of two of […]