John Dury

John Dury

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Dury was a Scottish Calvinist minister and a significant intellectual of the English Civil War period. He made efforts to re-unite the Calvinist and Lutheran wings of Protestantism, hoping to succeed when he moved to Kassel in 1661, but he did not accomplish this. He was a prolific preacher, pamphleteer and writer. He was the fourth son of the exiled Scottish presbyterian minister Robert Durie; John was brought up in the Netherlands, at Leiden, attending the university there. He was in Cologne, at the Walloon Church, 1624-6, and subsequently at Elbl g. He was a close associate of Samuel Hartlib, a native of Elbl g, whom he met there, and shared his interest in education. According to Richard Popkin, another key influence was Joseph Mede, from whom Dury took a method of scriptural interpretation. While at Elbing he translated an anti-trinitarian work of Samuel Przypkowski into Englishshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134902799
  • 9786134902793