How the Emerging Protestant Theology Took Shape in the Reformation Concept of Theological Studies as Enunciated by Philip Melanchthon in His Prolegomena to All Latin and German Versions of Loci

Paulos Huang, Matthew OSEKA

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Abstract:This present paper examines the rudimentary concept of Protestant theology as an academic discipline which was enunciated by Melanchthon in his prolegomena to all Latin and German versions of Loci which were indispensable in educating the next generation of Protestant divines and for disseminating the ideas of the Reformation worldwide.
Keywords: Philipp Melanchthon, Loci communes (Loci theologici, Loci praecipui), Wittenberg Reformation, Systematic Theology, Jean Calvin
Author:Th. D. (Christian Theological Academy, Warsaw / EU), lecturing at Concordia Theological Seminary, Kowloon, Hong Kong. email:
Original languageEnglish
Article number5
JournalInternational journal of sino-Western studies
Issue numberNo. 18
Pages (from-to)77-99
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • 614 Theology
  • 611 Philosophy

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