GOMARUS, Franciscus


GOMARUS, Franciscus
(1563–1641)
   Theologian. Gomarus studied theology in Oxford, England, and Heidelberg, Germany. Af ter serving as a minister of the Calvinist community in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, he was appointed professor of theology at the Uni versity of Leiden in 1594. He became the orthodox leader against the critics of John Calvin’s theology, especially his colleague Ja cobus Arminius and his successor Conradus Vorstius (1569–1622). Gomarus resigned and accepted a position at the Academy of Saumur in France and later, in 1618, at the University of Groningen. Go marus’s defense of the doctrine of predestination was accepted dur ing the national SynodofDordrecht(1618–1619), when the Armini ans (or Remonstrants) were excluded from the Calvinist church.

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