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The Coornhert Affair (I): From Correspondence To Disputation

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Haarlem had subscribed to the Pacification of Ghent by ratifying the Treaty of Satisfaction between the city and the Prince of Orange on 1 March 1577. Thomas Tilius's hard job was made all the more difficult by the opposition of Coornhert, whose voice was raised in the city from the end of March 1577. The controversy between the two of them developed in a city that had long been loyal to the king and was almost entirely Catholic. Nevertheless, Haarlem was the location in which the Coornhert affair arose. However general Coornhert's case, Tilius's specific position in Haarlem is worth a closer look. The religious disputation dealt with infant baptism, and in particular with the untimely deaths of unbaptized newborns. In total the ministers distinguished nineteen subordinate questions, which they arranged under three main headings, namely the outward church, justification, and free will.

Keywords: baptism; Haarlem; religious disputation; Thomas Tilius; unbaptized newborns

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