Brenius, Daniel a Dutch Protestant theologian, was born at Haarlem in 1594. He was a disciple of Episcopius. He died in 1664. He wrote, Opera Theologica (Amsterdam, 1664): — an examination of the treatise of Episcopius upon the question, An Liceat Christiano Magistratum Gerere: — The Mirror of Christian Virtues, in Flemish (ibid. 1630): — Compendium Theologiae Erasmicae (Rotterdam, 1677). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v. (B.P.).