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By Benjamin R. Merkle

This research starts off with an exam of Girolamo Zanchi's De Tribus Elohim (1572), atmosphere this crucial protection of the doctrine of the Trinity within the rapid context of the hot upward thrust of antitrinitarianism in the Reformed Palatinate. De Tribus Elohim fascinated about the grammatical peculiarity of the Hebrew be aware Elohim (God) with a view to refute the biblicism of its modern antitrinitarians. In doing so, Zanchi's argument an
exegetical thread universal in the past due medieval case for the doctrine of the Trinity, yet which ran opposite to the exegetical sensibilities of lots of Zanchi's personal Reformed colleagues. This war of words over the right kind interpretation of the observe Elohim, then grew to become a touchstone for distinguishing among different
approaches to the Hebrew textual content with the Reformed Church of the past due 16th century, and turns into an important piece in realizing the advance of Reformed exegesis.

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