Philipp Melanchthon

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Noun1.Philipp Melanchthon - German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)Philipp Melanchthon - German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)
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See PHILIP MELANCHTON, THE LOCI COMMUNES OF PHILIP MELANCHTON 113-16 (Charles Leander Hill trans., Boston Meador Publ'g Company 1944) (1521).
This was the project of Melanchton and Dannhauer, and those representatives of protestant hermeneutics whose texts Gadamer and Gottfried Boehm have included in their seminary reference book for hermeneutics: Flacius, Spinoza, Rambach, Chladenius, Moritz, Baumgarten, Herder, Ast, and especially Schleiermacher (see Gadamer and Boehm 1976).
It carefully studies the use of the abundant sources of The Shepherds' Logic, which include "Aristotle, Porphyry and Cicero among the classics; Peter of Spain and Duns Scotus among the scholastics; Philipp Melanchton, Johann Sturm, and Jacques Charpentier among the contemporary traditionalists; and Ramus, Omer Talon, Johann Piscator and Friedrich Beurhaus among the contemporary reformers" (2).