(Giles; Hunn; 15501603). Father of N. Hunnius*; b. Winnenden, Württemberg, Ger.; educ. Tübingen; asst. pastor Tübingen 1574; prof. Marburg 1576; tried unsuccessfully to win the U. of Marburg and the ch. of Hesse for the FC; prof. Wittenberg 1592; opposed Calvinism; was called to other Ger. territories (e.g., Silesia) to oppose Calvinism; main Prot. spokesman at the 1601 Regensburg* conf. Helped compose Saxon Visitation Articles (see Articles of Visitation); other works include Tractatus de majestate, autoritate fide, ac certitudine sacrae scripturae propheticae et apostolicae veteris et novi testamenti; Articulus de providentia dei et aeterna praedestinatione; De peccato originali; Thesaurus apostolicus; Thesaurus evangelicus. See also Intuitu fidei.
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