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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 754 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JAN POLYANDER
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VAN DEN KERCKHOVEN (1568-1646)
  , Dutch
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Protestant divine, was born at
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Metz, in 1568 . He became French preacher at Dort in 1591, and afterwards succeeded Franz Gomarus as professor of
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theology at
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Leiden . He was invited by the States General of Holland to revise the Dutch
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translation of the Bible, and it was he who edited the canons of the synod of Dort (1618–1619) . His many published
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works include Responsio ad sophismata A . Cocheletii doctoris surbonnistae (161o), Dispute contre l'adoration
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des reliques des Saints trespasses (1611), Explicatio somae prophetae (1625) .

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