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Walaeus, Antonius

(Antoine de Waele; 1573–1639). B. Gent, Belg.; educ. Leiden, Neth.; preached and lectured at Geneva, Switz.; city preacher Leiden; accepted a call to Koudekerke, near Middelburg, 1602; court chaplain 1604; preacher 1605, prof. dogmatics 1609 Middelburg; attended 1618–19 Syn. of Dordrecht* and helped write its canons; prof. theol. Leiden 1619. Opposed Arminianism.* Conducted a sem. for missionaries to the E. Indies 1622–32. Works include Het ampt der Kerckendienaren; Compendium ethicae Aristotelicae ad normam veritatis Christianae revocatum; Loci communes theologici.

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