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Andreas Hyperius Defines the Summa Theologiae

The Flemish theologian Andreas Hyperius (1511-64), in the preface to his posthumous┬áMethodus theologiae (Method of Theology) (1567), offers a brief compend of the sum and scope of Scripture (and, therefore, of theology, of which Scripture of the┬áprincipium cognoscendi, or “principle/foundation of knowing”). He says: But the sum of all those things that are handed on […]