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Gezelius, Joannes (2)
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a Lutheran bishop of Sweden, son of the foregoing, was born in 1647 at Dorpat. In 1674 he was professor of theology at Abo, in 1684 superintendent at Narva, in Esthonia, succeeded his father in 1690 as bishop of Abo, which position he resigned in 1713, and died April 10, 1718. He wrote, Nomenclator Adami ad Genes. 2:19, 20 (Abo, 1667): — De Instinctu Sacrificandi in Gentilibus (1670): — De Defensione Jehosuae contra Satanam, ex Zachar. 3:1, 2 (1676): — Fasciculus Homileticarum Dispositionum (1693): — Decisiones Casuum Conscientiae (1689). He also completed a commentary upon the Bible, which was commenced by his father. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1:185. (B.P.)
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gezelius, Joannes (2)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​g/gezelius-joannes-2.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.