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Lightfoot, John

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Volume 16
Editor(s): Christine Helmer, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
De Gruyter (Berlin, Boston) 2018

The Hebraist John Lightfoot (1602–1675) was born in Staffordshire at Stoke-upon-Trent to an Anglican cleric. He studied classics at Christ College, Cambridge and became a pastor. While executing his pastoral duties, Lightfoot studied Hebrew and Aramaic under the tutelage of Sir Roland Cotton and began to publish essays on various topics. He became prominent in the church controversies of his day and served on the Westminster assembly of divines. In 1650, Lightfoot became master of St. Catherine…

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