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Aretius, Benedictus

a celebrated Swiss theologian; professor of logic at Marburg, in 1548; appointed professor of languages at Berne, in Switzerland, 1563, and professor of theology the same year; in which office he remained until his death in 1574, leaving many works, among them

1. Examen Theologicum, or Loci Communes (Geneva, 1759 and 1617), a voluminous work, much sought after at the time:

2. Commentarii Breves in Pentateuchum (Berne, 1602),

3. Lectiones viz de Ccena Domini (Geneva, 1589):

4. Also Commentaries on the Four Gospels, on the Acts, on all the Epistles of St. Paul, on the Apocalypse.

In 1580 appeared a Commentary on the whole New Testament, in 11 vols. Svo. Adam, Vitae Theol. Germ.; Landon, Eccl. Dict. 1, 512.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Aretius, Benedictus'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/a/aretius-benedictus.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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