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Pighius, Albert

(Pighi; Pigge; ca. 1490–1542). B. Kampen, Holland; educ. Louvain and Cologne; called to Rome by the pope 1523; took part in Colloquy of Worms* and Regensburg* Conf. 1540–41; emphasized free will in opposition to J. Calvin* and M. Luther*; his formulation of the doctrine of justification, related to Luther's, was rejected at the Council of Trent.* See also Reformed Confessions, A 9.

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