(Mayus; Majus; Mai; 16531719). Luth. theol.; b. Pforzheim, Ger.; pupil of A. Calov(ius)*; prof. Heb. Durlach 1684, orientalism and theol. Giessen 1688; supt. Giessen and Alsfeld 1690; follower of J. Cocceius* and P. J. Spener*; opposed orthodox scholasticism; favored a practical covenant theology. Pub. a Heb. Bible.
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