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Ames, William

(Wilhelm Amesius; 1576–1633). Calvinist moral theologian and controversialist. B. Ipswich, Suffolk, Eng.; educ. Cambridge; where W. Perkins* was his tutor; strict Puritan; to Holland; prominent in Remonstrant controversies (see Remonstrants); took part in Syn. of Dordrecht 1618; prof. Franeker 1622. Works include Medulla theologica (or theologiae); Bellarminus enervatus; De conscientia, et eius iure, vel casibus.

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