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1. Johannes (1590–1659). B. Laasphe, Westphalia; educ. Herborn and Marburg; prof. theol. Marburg 1617; rector U. of Cassel 1633, Marburg 1653; exponent of mediating Calvinism; present at Leipzig Colloquy (see Reformed Confessions, D 3). Works include commentaries; sermons; polemics against RCs and Luths. 2. Ludwig (1586–1655). B. Laasphe, Westphalia; brother of Johannes; educ. Marburg and Basel; pastor and supt. Bremen; prof., later rector, Gymnasium Illustre, Bremen; attended Syn. of Dordrecht* 1618–19; proponent of Ger. Ref. theol. (see Reformed Churches, 3). Works include Syntagma sacrae theologiae.

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