This series of short video lectures on the Synopsis of Purer Theology (1625) gives a brief introduction into the context, origin, and nature of this important early modern theology textbook. Dr. Henk van den Belt, Professor of Systematic Theology at VU University Amsterdam discusses the following topics:

  • Lecture 1: General Introduction
  • Lecture 2: The Oral Defence
  • Lecture 3: What is a Disputation?
  • Lecture 4: The Structure of the Synopsis
  • Lecture 5: Repetitions

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